Naveen Patnaik seeks to become the fifth time Chief Minister of Odisha
Naveen Patnaik seeks to become the fifth time Chief Minister of Odisha

Assembly Election Results highlights: Andhra Pradesh goes to Reddy; Naveen retains Odisha

  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy sweeps Andhra Pradesh
  • Naveen Patnaik is all set to become the chief minister of Odisha for the fifth time

Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) swept to power in Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections 2019 with a landslide victory. Out of 175-Assembly seats, the party bagged 151 seats. YSR Congress also won 22 seats out of 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh.


Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP finished a distant second with 23 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats. Actor Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party (JSP), which made the electoral debut in Lok Sabha elections 2019, bagged one Assembly seat.


Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) retains power for an unprecedented fifth consecutive term in Odisha as the regional party completely decimated the opposition in the state Assembly. According to the Election Commission website at 1 pm, BJD won 106 seats out of a total 146 in the Odisha Assembly. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed 23 seats in the coastal state.


Out of the 21 Lok Sabha seats, the BJD won 12, while the BJP emerged victorious in eight and the Congress opened its account.


Patnaik will be the third Chief Minister in the country to be in power for fifth consecutive term after former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling.

24 May 2019, 01:28:58 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik set to become CM for fifth term

Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) retains power for an unprecedented fifth consecutive term in Odisha. BJD won 106 seats according to the Election Commission website at 1 pm.

24 May 2019, 01:27:55 PM IST

Jagan shines in Andhra

Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party bagged 151 seats in Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections 2019

23 May 2019, 05:18:44 PM IST

Pakistan PM Imran Khan congratulates PM Modi

"I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said.

23 May 2019, 05:14:24 PM IST

BJP got 10 seats in Arunachal Assembly

Election Commission of India declared final result of 13 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh. Out of which 10 have gone to BJP's kitty, two to Janata Dal (United) and one independent candidate has secured the win.

23 May 2019, 04:17:33 PM IST

Gum Tayeng wins Dambuk Assembly in Arunachal

BJP candidate Gum Tayeng wins Dambuk Assembly constituency by defeating Tony Pertin of National People's Party with a margin of 873 votes.

23 May 2019, 04:09:32 PM IST

Congratulations to Naveen Babu, says PM Modi

Congratulations to Naveen Babu for yet another victory in Odisha. Wishing him the very best for the next term, PM Modi tweets

23 May 2019, 03:38:05 PM IST

Who's leading in Odisha Assembly polls?

—Raseswari Panigrahi is leading in Sambalpur Assembly seat

—Debashish Samantray is leading in Barabati-Cuttack Assembly constituency

—Bishnu Das and Rohit Pujari are leading in Tirtol and Rairakhol assembly

23 May 2019, 03:36:19 PM IST

BJD sweeps Odisha Assembly

BJD is leading in 116 assembly seats out of 146.

23 May 2019, 03:34:23 PM IST

BJD is leading in 16 Lok Sabha seats

Out of 21 Lok Sabha seats, BJD is leading in 16 Lok Sabha seats while Bharatiya Janata Party is taking lead in five

23 May 2019, 02:05:46 PM IST

KCR congratulates YSRCP leader Jaganmohan Reddy on big lead

Chandrasekhar Rao also called up YSRCP leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on his party’s splendid performance in Andhra Pradesh. He said under Jagan’s leadership, he hoped Andhra Pradesh would be on the path of development

23 May 2019, 02:05:46 PM IST

YSR Congress leading with 150 seats in Andhra Assembly

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) is leading with 150 seats while Telugu Desam Party is trailing with 25 seats

23 May 2019, 02:05:46 PM IST

YSR Congress clean sweeps Andhra

YS Jaganmohan Reddy to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30: Report

23 May 2019, 12:56:43 PM IST

Jaganmohan Reddy leads by 23834 votes

Andhra Pradesh assembly: YS Jaganmohan Reddy leads by 23834 votes in Pulivendula. Nara Lokesh is trailing by more than 7400 votes after fourth round of counting.

23 May 2019, 12:47:46 PM IST

Trend at Odisha

BJD is leading in 46 assembly seats while BJP, Congress are leading in 13 & 2 seats respectively: Odisha chief electoral Officer Surendra Kumar

23 May 2019, 12:39:22 PM IST

Naidu to resign today?

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will submit his resignation today evening: Report

23 May 2019, 12:24:36 PM IST

BJP making inroads to BJD's bastion in Odisha

Out of 21 Lok Sabha seats, BJP is leading in 10 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. In 2014, BJP had won only 1 Lok Sabha seat in Odisha

23 May 2019, 11:58:14 AM IST

Sambit Patra is leading from Puri Lok Sabha seat

BJP leader Sambit Patra is leading by 1,184 votes against his nearest BJD rival Pinaki Mishra in the Puri Lok Sabha seat

23 May 2019, 11:49:24 AM IST

Naveen Patnaik leading

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik is leading in Hinjili by 5,698 votes, in Bijepur by 5,397 votes

23 May 2019, 11:49:24 AM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party leading in 10 Lok sabha seats in Odisha

While Naveen Patnaik is leading in the Odisha Assembly polls, official trends show, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ahead in 10 Lok sabha seats in Odisha.

23 May 2019, 11:29:08 AM IST

Jagan Reddy is leading by 26,957 votes

Jaganmohan Reddy is leading by 26,957 votes in Pulivendla constituency.

YSRCP's Veera Bhadra Swamy Kolagatla is leading by 18254 votes.

YSRCP's Vishnu Vardhan is leading from Malladi (Vijayawada central)

23 May 2019, 11:24:48 AM IST

Aditi Gajapathi Raju trailing

Former Central Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju's daughter Aditi Gajapathi Raju is trailing from Vizianagaram Assembly seat

23 May 2019, 11:21:13 AM IST

Nara Lokesh trails

Another blow for TDP. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh trails by over 10,000 votes from Mangalgiri Assembly seat.

23 May 2019, 11:20:19 AM IST

Trends in Odisha

BJD heavyweight Pranab Prakash Das is leading in Jajpur assembly seat by 2,260 votes

23 May 2019, 11:06:12 AM IST

Odisha Assembly: BJD is leading in 64 seats

BJD is leading in 64 seats in Odisha Assembly elections. Four-time Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is also leading from his constituency, official trends show

23 May 2019, 10:58:19 AM IST

Sikkim Assembly Elections: latest trends

According to early trends by Election Commission of India, the SDF is leading in two seats while Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) is leading in five seats. Sikkim state assembly has 32 seats in total

23 May 2019, 10:53:30 AM IST

Chandrababu Naidu trailing from Kuppam

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu is trailing by 67 votes from Kuppam assembly constituency

23 May 2019, 10:48:12 AM IST

YSRC leading in 121 seats in Andhra Pradesh

Jaganmohan Reddy is all set take Andhra Pradesh Assembly from TDP's Chandrababu Naidu. At 10.30 am, the latest trend shows that Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSRC is leading in 121 seats in Andhra Pradesh

23 May 2019, 10:35:33 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh: Trailing after first round of counting

TDP minister Bandaru Satyanarayana Murthy, Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Ayyannapatrudu and K Acchennaidu are all trailing.


Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan trails from Gajuwaka assembly constituency.

23 May 2019, 10:33:00 AM IST

Jana Sena Party leading in 1 seat

The Jana Sena Party is currently leading on one seat in Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls.

23 May 2019, 10:30:09 AM IST

BJD leads in 16 seats

Latest trends show BJD leads in 16 seats, while BJP is leading in 7 seats. There was a triangular contest between the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress for 146 Assembly seats in Odisha.

23 May 2019, 10:21:21 AM IST

Sambit Patra trailing

BJP spokeperson Sambit Patra is trailing in Puri Lok Sabha seat, show early trends. BJD minister Niranjan Pujari is leading in Sonepur by 266 votes

23 May 2019, 10:19:11 AM IST

A wind of change in Andhra Pradesh Assembly?

Chances of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) returning to power in Andhra Pradesh (AP) seem to be a distant dream, according to early trends in the state. Read more

23 May 2019, 10:08:09 AM IST

Leads at 10 am: Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections 2019: Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 7 seats, according to Election Commission official trends

23 May 2019, 10:06:58 AM IST

Leads at 10 am: BJD leads in 25 seats

Naveen Patnaik led Biju Janata Dal leads in 25 seats in Odisha Assembly elections 2019. BJP is leading in 12 seats in the coastal state.


Leads at 10 am

JD’s Mukesh Pal is leading in Pallahara assembly seat by 73 votes


Senior BJP leader KV Singh Deo trailing in Patnagarh

23 May 2019, 10:04:06 AM IST

Chandrababu Naidu leads by 1500 votes

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu lead by over 1500 votes from Kuppam assembly constituency

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu
23 May 2019, 10:04:06 AM IST

Jaganmohan Reddy's YSRCP lead in 19 Assembly seats

Jaganmohan Reddy's YSRCP leads in 19 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. In Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha seats, TDP and YSRCP leading in three seats each

23 May 2019, 09:40:13 AM IST

Nityananda Gond leading in Umerkote

BJP’s Nityananda Gond leading in Umerkote

23 May 2019, 09:39:42 AM IST

Odisha assembly Speaker trails

Odisha assembly Speaker Pradip is trailing in Boudh

23 May 2019, 09:35:13 AM IST

Sushant Pradhan leads from Odisha's Boudh seat

BJP's Sushant Pradhan is leading in Boudh

23 May 2019, 09:34:01 AM IST

BJD sweep in Odisha again?

BJD is leading in 12 while BJP in 4 assembly seats

23 May 2019, 09:27:40 AM IST

Counting going on in Arunachal Pradesh

Counting of votes for two Lok Sabha constituencies and 57 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh began amidst a massive security blanket, an official said.

The Election Commission of India has set up 24 counting halls in 20 counting centres spread across 20 districts of the state.

23 May 2019, 09:18:13 AM IST

Srikakulam: YSRCP leads

In Srikakulam district, YSRCP leads on all 10 assembly seats

23 May 2019, 09:13:02 AM IST

Trends at 9 am: NDA is ahead in 69 seats

Trends at 9 am:

NDA is ahead in 69 seats

UPA in 27 seats

Others in 16

23 May 2019, 09:07:42 AM IST

Early trends show YSRCP leads in Andhra

YSRCP leads in 42 seats in Andhara Pradesh Assembly elections, show early trends

23 May 2019, 09:05:17 AM IST

Odish Assembly early trends

BJP leads in Dhenkanal Lok Sabha seat

23 May 2019, 08:59:36 AM IST

Early trends from Odisha

BJP is leading in Balangir Lok Sabha constituency

23 May 2019, 08:54:51 AM IST

Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh leads

Nara Lokesh leads on Mangalagiri assembly constituency

23 May 2019, 08:54:52 AM IST

Early trends in from Andhra

Initial trends show YSRCP leading on 8 assembly constituencies, TDP on 1

23 May 2019, 08:51:43 AM IST

Counting of postal ballots going on in Odisha

Election Commission has received around 1 lakh postal ballots.

23 May 2019, 08:42:42 AM IST

Sambalpur result is likely to come first

The election results of the Sambalpur constituency are likely to be declared first as the seat will see only 19 rounds of counting.

23 May 2019, 08:40:21 AM IST

Will Odisha go to "Naveen" again?

If Naveen Patnaik wins Odisha Assembly elections 2019, he will become one of the longest chief ministers in the country.

Naveen Patnaik is likely to win in Odisha Assembly elections 2019, shows exit polls
Naveen Patnaik is likely to win in Odisha Assembly elections 2019, shows exit polls
23 May 2019, 08:38:06 AM IST

Tight security in Odisha

Three-tier security arrangement at the centres. Sixty-nine companies of central paramilitary forces and 127 platoons of special armed forces are deployed.

23 May 2019, 08:36:46 AM IST

Key constituencies in Odisha

Here are the key Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha — Kendrapara, Puri, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. In Puri, BJP's Sambit Patra faces two-term BJD MP Pinaki Misra.

In Kendrapara, Baijayant Panda of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting against Dharanidhar Nayak of the Congress and Anubhav Mohanty of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

23 May 2019, 08:29:36 AM IST

Naveen Patnaik is racing for his fifth term

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is racing for a fifth term as one of the longest-serving chief ministers in the country.

23 May 2019, 08:27:16 AM IST

Early trends from Andhra Pradesh

YSRCP leading from Etcherla and Pathapatnam assembly segments

23 May 2019, 08:27:17 AM IST

YSRCP is likely to sweep the polls in Andhra, says Palwai Raghavendra Reddy

Political analyst Palwai Raghavendra Reddy said that YSRCP is likely to sweep the polls in Andhra Pradesh this time, due to a lot of factors, including anti-incumbency. “However, the TDP has been claiming that a lot of women came out to vote for them after 4 pm, so we will have to wait and see," he added.

23 May 2019, 08:17:16 AM IST

Naidu magic will work agains?

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is up againt YSRCP's Chandra Mouli from Kuppam

23 May 2019, 08:16:38 AM IST

YSR to meet leaders once the trend is out

YSR Congress (YSRC) president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy arrived in the state capital on Wednesday evening.

23 May 2019, 08:13:58 AM IST

Jammalamadugu seat: Will TDP magic work?

Mule Sudheer Reddy has a tough fight on his hand from Jammalamadugu. He is up against TDP's Rama Subba Reddy Ponnapureddy.

23 May 2019, 08:12:40 AM IST

Nara Lokesh vs Alla Rama Krishna Reddy in Mangalagiri seat

Tough fight in Andhra Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh was contesting from Mangalagiri seat in Andhra Pradesh. He is up against YSRCP's candidate and sitting MLA Alla Rama Krishna Reddy

23 May 2019, 08:08:59 AM IST

Counting starts in Odisha

Counting of postal ballots starts in Odisha

23 May 2019, 08:04:09 AM IST

Will lotus bloom in Odisha?

Exit polls predicted that the saffron party may get 6-12 seats with one exit poll even predicting 15-19 seats for BJP.

“We will win big. Numbers will be in public before evening," said Golak Mohapatra, BJP spokesperson in the state. “The central and the state leaderships have given a lot of focus to Odisha and people will reward the party. From a villager to a city dweller, everyone likes Mr Modi and have voted for us largely," said Jatin Mohanty, secretary of BJP’s Odisha unit.

23 May 2019, 08:01:45 AM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2014 results: Odisha

In 2014, BJP won just one seat of the 21 Lok Sabha seats and rest 20 went to BJD.

23 May 2019, 08:01:45 AM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2014 results: Andhra Pradesh

In 2014, the YSRCP won 67 constituencies, while the ruling Telugu Desam party (TDP), which was in an alliance with the BJP, won 102 seats (BJP won 4).

23 May 2019, 07:59:13 AM IST

Voting in Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha postponed

Election is Patkura Assembly constituency was postponed by the Election Commission of India (EC) in the wake of Cyclone Fani in Odisha.

23 May 2019, 07:57:37 AM IST

YSRC chief to meet leaders after trends are out

Janasena president Pawan Kalyan will take on sitting TDP MLA Palla Srinivasa Rao and YSRCP's Nagireddy Tippala

23 May 2019, 07:53:11 AM IST

First Assembly Election in Andhra since bifurcation

Voting in Andhra Pradesh for all 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats were held simultaneously. For the Assembly constituencies, 2,118 candidates and for Lok Sabha seats, 319 contestants are in the fray.

23 May 2019, 07:50:34 AM IST

Exit polls prediction for Andhra Pradesh

India Today exit poll predicts 130-135 seats for YSR Congress while RG Flash gives 90-100 seats to TDP in assembly polls.

23 May 2019, 07:50:34 AM IST

Counting preparations in Andhra Pradesh

The poll officials have arranged 350 counting halls at 36 places across the state. There will be an observer each for Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies.

23 May 2019, 07:48:34 AM IST

Tight security in Andhra Pradesh

Security beefed up at Chandrababu Naidu, Jaganmohan Reddy homes as result stands hours away. About 25,000 policemen from state force were deployed as part of the massive security arrangements. Read the full story here

23 May 2019, 07:46:26 AM IST

IAS vs IPS in Bhubaneswar

In Bhubaneswar, the fight is between IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi vs IPS officer Arup Patnaik.


Sarangi took voluntary retirement while serving as a joint secretary of the Government of India to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last November. Patnaik, a former Mumbai police commissioner joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) last year three years after his retirement. Read the full story

23 May 2019, 07:23:26 AM IST

Four-phased elections in Odisha

Elections to the 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 out of the 147 assembly seats in Odisha were held in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29

23 May 2019, 07:20:11 AM IST

Naveen Patnaik is in power since 2000

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik is seeking re-election for fifth term in a row. He is in power in Odisha since 2000.

23 May 2019, 07:11:42 AM IST

Who will rule the coastal state?

The Odisha assembly has gone to poll simultaneously with Lok Sabha

23 May 2019, 06:55:09 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting starts at 8 am

Chandrababu Naidu of Telugu Desam Party vs YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Andhra. A tough battle between BJD and BJP in Odisha Assembly. Counting of votes will start at 8 am.

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