The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has managed to win four out of the five states – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur – that went to poll in February and March, while a relatively newer Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has snatched Punjab.
In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has crossed the 270 mark in the latest trends. The BJP has also extended its lead in Uttarakhand with the Congress trailing in the hill state. The saffron party won 20 seats in Goa while the Congress has won 11 seats. In Manipur too it emerged as the single-largest party, bagging 32 of the total 60 seats.
The AAP scored a spectacular victory in Punjab, winning 92 seats.
A total of 690 assembly constituencies voted in the five states between 10 February and 7 March. The counting of votes for the seats commenced at 8 am on Thursday.
Uttarakhand elections results: Final status
The confirmed its return to power in Uttarakhand, with the party bagging 47 seats in the 70-member assembly. It is followed by Congress which won 18 seats and is leading in one, independent candidates won two and Bahujan Samaj Party got one.
BJP parliamentary committee to decide on Goa CM candidate
As Goa BJP is all set to form the government in the state, Union minister G Kishan Reddy on Thursday said that the chief minister candidate would be decided only after BJP parliamentary committee's meeting.
Nearly 8 lakh voters opted for NOTA
Nearly eight lakh voters, who exercised their franchise in the five states which went to assembly polls, used the 'none of the above' or NOTA option, according to data available on the EC website.
PM Modi assures support to AAP for welfare of Punjab
Manipur elections final results: Status
BJP emerged as the single-largest party, winning 32 seats, followed by National People's Party (seven), Janata Dal (United) (six), Congress and Naga Peoples Front got five each, independent candidates got three seats and Kuki People’s Alliance got two.
Uttarakhand elections results
The BJP has so far won 45 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand and leads in two more, while the Congress has emerged victorious in 17 seats and leads in two more. The BSP has one a seat and leads in one more, while Independent candidates have bagged two seats.
Goa elections results
In Ponda Assembly Constituency, a recount of votes was asked by the MGP candidate. Application for a recount from Valanka Alemao and Mohammad from Navelim constituency, and application of D’silva Savio from Velim was rejected as the applications were not as per ECI guidelines, said the Goa CEO office.
Uttarakhand election results
BJP's Ritu Khanduri Bhushan, daughter of former Uttarakhand CM BC Khanduri, wins Kotdwar seat by a margin of 3,687 votes against Congress' Surendra Singh Negi.
Punjab elections final results: Status
The AAP has won 92 seats, followed by Congress (18), Shiromani Akali Dal (three), Bharatiya Janata Party (two), and Bahujan Samaj Party and independent candidate one each.
Goa election final results: Status
BJP won 20 seats, followed by Congress (11), Aam Aadmi Party and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak two each, Goa Forward Party and Revolutionary Goans Party one each and Independent (three).
UP election results have decided fate of 2024: PM Modi
“I would also say today that after the 2019 election results, some political experts had said that the 2017 results decided the 2019 results. I believe this time also he will say that the results of 2022 have decided the results of 2024," said Modi.
BJP scripted history in Uttarakhand: PM Modi
“BJP has scripted new history in Uttarakhand. For the first time, a party has come for a second consecutive term in the state," said the PM.
Vote shares of BJP increased in UP, Goa and Manipur: PM Modi
The PM said that exit polls have been proven wrong in Goa and vote shares of BJP have increased in UP, Goa and Manipur.
“The vote shares of BJP increased in UP, Goa and Manipur. The exit polls have been proved wrong in Goa, and the BJP is set to form a government for three consecutive terms," he said.
It's a ‘victory 4’ NDA workers: PM Modi
Addressing BJP workers after his party's landslide victory in four states, PM Modi thanked all voters and stated that this is the first time a CM will be elected for a second term in UP.
“We had said before that Holi will start from March 10. It's a 'victory 4' by our NDA workers. I thank all voters for participating in this festival of democracy and ensuring BJP this victory. For the first time, a CM will be elected for a second term," said Modi.
Assembly election results show how much people trust PM Modi: Nadda
BJP national president J P Nadda on Thursday said that the results of assembly elections are a stamp of approval on the party's policies and go on to show how much people trust Narendra Modi ji's leadership.
“I would like to thank respected PM for his leadership. Results have many firsts, and give some pointers regarding nation's politics. UP has once again shown confidence in BJP after 2014, 2017 and 2019, and now for the fourth straight time," he said.
PM Modi addresses BJP workers at party headquarters
PM Modi arrives at BJP headquarter in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at BJP headquarters in Delhi after his party emerged victorious in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.
Uttar Pradesh results: Couldn't translate hard work into votes, says Priyanka Gandhi
"The vote of the people is paramount in a democracy. Our workers and leaders worked hard, formed the organization, fought on the issues of the people. But, we were not able to convert our hard work into votes," said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in a tweet.
Goa election results: BJP's '20+3+2' formula
BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and three independent MLAs have given a letter of support to his party.
"We have won 20 seats. MGP has also given us a letter of support. Three independent MLAs have also supported us. So now we are 20+3+2 =25. There is a possibility that more candidates will join us. So we are forming the government," said Fadnavis.
BJP set to be the largest party in Manipur
The BJP is leading in 30 seats of the 60-seat assembly in Manipur. The trends suggest BJP is set to be the largest party in the state. The Congress is leading in six seats, while NPP and JD(U) are leading in seven seats each.
Will form the government with full majority: Goa BJP
Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade has stated that three independent MLAs gave their letter of support to the party. "So, we will form the government with full majority."
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami loses from Khatima
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has lost from Khatima Assembly constituency by a margin of 6,579 votes, as per official EC trends.
PM Modi to address party workers today: Report
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers from the party headquarter in Delhi at around 7 pm on Thursday, reported news agency ANI, quoting sources.
Manipur election results: CM N Biren Singh wins from Heingang
In Manipur, BJP has won 20 seats and taken a lead in 11 more, with incumbent CM N Biren Singh winning from Heingang.
Amit Shah congratulates CMs of UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa
Union home minister and BJP leader Amit Shah took to Twitter on Thursday to congratulate chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa, and thank voters for reposing their faith in the BJP.
Congress G-23 leaders to convene meeting soon: Report
Upset with results and rapid decline of Congress in the Assembly elections in five states, the so-called G-23 leaders will convene meet in the next 48 hours, reported news agency ANI, quoting a senior leader.
BJP workers prepare 'laddoos' to celebrate party's thumping performance in state polls
BJP poised to retain Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand with a thumping majority and set to form governments again in Goa and Manipur, 'laddoos' are being prepared for distribution among people by elated party workers and supporters in Mumbai.
'BJP will take independents, regional parties along to form govt in Goa'
Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday reiterated that his party will take independents and regional parties along to form the next government in Goa.
BJP declared winner in 23 seats in UP
In UP, the BJP has been declared winner in 23 seats. The ruling party is also leading on another 231. BJP's allies – Apna Dal (Soneylal) and Nishad party – are leading on 12 and 7 seats, respectively.
On the other hand, the Samajwadi Party is leading on 113 seats and its allies - and SBSP – on 7 and 5 seats.
Can't say if Pramod Sawant will become CM again: Goa Health Minister
Amid ongoing counting of votes, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday said that he cannot predict whether Pramod Sawant will become the next chief minister of the coastal state and called it a "sensitive question".
'People have accepted Modi model of good governance': Naqvi
The landslide victory of the BJP in assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and other states proves that the people have accepted the "Modi model of good governance", Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Thursday.
Goans have shown faith in PM Modi: Devendra Fadnavis
As the BJP has won eight seats and is leading on 12 seats in the 40-member assembly in Goa, BJP leader and Goa election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that Goans have shown faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Defence Minister's son Pankaj Singh wins Noida by margin of 1.31L
Union Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh has taken a significant lead of more than 1.31 lakh votes ahead of his nearest rival – SP's Sunil Choudhary – on the Noida assembly seat in Gautam Buddha Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
'Humbly accept people’s verdict: Rahul Gandhi after cong loses all 5 states
Won with low margins but…: Goa CM
Goa CM Pramod Sawant says, “It was very challenging for me as I was campaigning state-wise but couldn't reach my own constituency. My workers campaigned for me. I've won with low margins but we (BJP) have won with a majority. It's a big deal.20 seats confirmed,3 confirmed their support."
Accept mandate given by people of Punjab with humility: Sukhbir Badal
With the AAP inching towards a landslide victory in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said his party accepts the mandate given by the people with humility.
Sukhbir also congratulated the Aam Aadmi Party.
SAD's Bikram Majithia loses Amritsar East by 14,408 votes
Punjab assembly election results: Bikram Singh Majithia of Shiromani Akali Dal has lost the Amritsar East seat by a margin of 14,408 votes.
An alternative in politics: Sisodia after AAP's massive win
“We will fulfill the dream of Baba Bhimrao Ambedkar and Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Now people have got an alternative in politics and the people of Punjab have given an opportunity to that alternative," AAP leader and Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia said.
All Punjab stalwarts have lost: Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said, "Big names like Sidhu, Majithia, Captain Amarinder have lost. The people of Punjab have done wonders."
BJP's win is a victory of their election management too: Shiv Sena
Congress party has lost badly in these elections. We didn't get the expected results. In Punjab people got another option and elected AAP. BJP's win is a victory of their election management too: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on assembly election results
Election Results 2022 LIVE: Latest trends in 5 states
Trends show the BJP crossing the majority mark in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The BJP is also leading in Goa and Manipur.
Meanwhile, in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party has crossed the majority mark, taking a lead in 91 of the 117 assembly seats. Read more
Goa Election Result 2022 LIVE: BJP claims support of 3 independents candidates
The Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed the support of three independent candidates who are leading in their respective seats, according to trends emerging from the counting. Read more
Punjab Election Result LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at Hanuman Temple in Delhi
Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal along with Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain offers prayers at Hanuman Temple in Delhi, as AAP sweeps Punjab elections.
Manipur Election Result LIVE: CM N Biren Singh leading in Heingang by 18,271 votes
Celebrations at the residence of Manipur CM N Biren Singh in Imphal as BJP leads in the state as per official EC trends. CM N Biren Singh leading in Heingang by 18,271 votes.
UP polls: BJP leads in Lakhimpur Kheri
BJP candidate from Nighasan, where the Lakhimpur Kheri violence had taken place in October, is leading in the elections, counting of which is underway.
BJP’s sitting MLA Shashank Verma had polled 53,785 votes over his nearest rival R S Kushwaha of the Samajwadi Party (SP), who got 33,810 votes till 1.15 pm, according to the Election Commission. The BJP was leading in all the eight Assembly seats in Lakhimpur Kheri district with the SP appearing in contention only in Kasta, where the margin was less than 2,000 votes.
Punjab Election Result 2022: ‘I accept the verdict of the people,’ says Capt Amarinder Singh
Capt Amarinder Singh says "I accept the verdict of the people with all humility. Punjabis have shown true spirit of Punjabiyat by rising and voting above sectarian and caste lines."
AAP wins two seats in Goa, Arvind Kejriwal tweets
“AAP wins two seats in Goa. Congratulations and best wishes to Capt Venzy and Er Cruz. Its the beginning of honest politics in Goa," tweeted Delhi CM Kejriwal
UP Election Result 2022: Akhilesh Yadav leading in Karhal
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav maintained a comfortable lead from the Karhal constituency, according to the latest poll trends. Yadav had secured 48,379 votes so far while his nearest rival Union Minister SP Singh Baghel got 19,243 votes, according to the Election Commission.
Election Result 2022 LIVE: BJP workers celebrate
Sweets (Laddoos) being prepared for distribution among people by elated BJP workers and supporters in Mumbai after the party recorded a thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.
UP Election Result 2022: We already knew our govt will form, says BJP MP Hema Malini
We already knew our govt will form; we have worked for every developmental aspect, which is why the public trust us... nothing can come in front of a bulldozer, as it can finish everything within a minute, be it cycle or anything else, said BJP MP Hema Malini, ANI tweeted.
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