Yogi Adityanath is on course to script history by scoring a major win for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and becoming the chief minister of the state for a second consecutive term.
Samajwadi Party, which has improved its tally, is expected to settle with less than140 seats.
Uttar Pradesh saw a bipolar contest in which Akhilesh Yadav was hoping to return to power. Even though Akhilesh improved his tally, it's not enough to send Yogi back to Gorakhpur, which is what he predicted ahead of the polls.
The BJP is currently leading on 270 plus seats, 70 more than what is required to form the government. The Samajwadi Party is currently ahead in 125 seats.
Trends are beginning to stablise and parties are hoping results will remain more or less same. Adityanath is leading in Gorakhpur and Akhilesh Yadav is ahead in Karhal. However, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is trailing in Sirathu.
BSP ends UP polls 2022 with 1 seat, and about 13% vote share
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) managed to win only one of the 403 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, far from party president Mayawati’s pre-poll claims that they would spring a surprise.
However, the BSP has managed to secure the third-highest vote share by bagging 12.9% of the total votes polled in the state elections, according to the Election Commission figures.
Yogi Adityanath wins Gorakhpur Urban seat with massive margin
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath won Gorakhpur Urban seat with a massive margin of over 1 lakh votes.
According to the Election Commission of India, Adityanath received 1,03,390 votes against his nearest rival SP candidate Subhawati Upendra Dutt Shukla.
Stones pelted at police force in Kaushambi
People pelted stones at the police force at the counting center in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, said police.
"Counting of votes for three assemblies was held in Kaushambi. Winners were being given victory letters. The counting process was over. Some people pelted stones at one of the gates," said Hemraj Meena, Kaushambi Superintendent of Police.
I accept the mandate in Sirathu: Keshav Maurya
"I accept the mandate in Sirathu," tweets UP Deputy CM and BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya after losing.
UP deputy CM Keshav Maurya loses from Sirathu
UP deputy CM Keshav Maurya loses to SP candidate Pallavi Patel by margin of over 7,000 votes in Sirathu.
SP alleges Sirathu candidate not given winners' certificate
Samajwadi Party claimed that Pallavi Patel had won Sirathu Assembly seat but was not provided winners' certificate. UP deputy CM Keshav Maurya contested this seat
We accept people's mandate: Bhupesh Baghel
Bhupesh Baghel, Congress' special in-charge in UP, stated on Thursday that he hopes the BJP lives up to its promise after winning in the state.
“We accept people's mandate and extend our wishes to the winners. Hoping that they (BJP) live up to their promises. The result varies in different states, with many (experienced) people losing and new people winning," said Baghel.
Akhilesh Yadav wins Karhal seat
The Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has won from the Karhal Assembly seat in the Azamgarh district with a margin of 67,504 votes.
According to the election commission, Akhilesh got 1,48,196 votes with 60.12% vote share. BJP's SP Singh Baghel came second to the seat with 80,692. Further, BSP candidate Kuladip Narayan got 15,701 votes.
Congress is following a positive agenda: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
"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 after Congress' defeat in UP, where she campaigned.
UP results: BJP wins 86 seats, leading in 165
The BJP may score a 260+ tally in Uttar Pradesh, as indicated by the exit polls.
Yogi Adityanath slams opposition
"Amid fervour, we have to stay focused. When we were fighting Covid, they (opposition) were conspiring against us. By making us win people have once again voted for nationalism, good governance. It is our responsibility to continue working on these issues," Adityanath said in his victory speech.
Vote share of AIMIM
Most of the candidates of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen have not been able to cross the 5,000-mark in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, according to poll trends.
The vote share of the Asaddudin Owaisi-led party was just around 0.43% of the total votes polled across the 403 assembly seats in the state.
Yogi Adityanath addressed BJP workers
In his victory speech, incumbent Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the BJP’s “double engine" government had given a sense of security to the people in the last five years, and that the saffron party had worked for the development of UP.
“Everyone had their eyes on UP, given the vastness of the state. I am thankful to the people for making us win with majority. Even in Covid times as well under PM Modi’s leadership, the BJP has worked for the people of UP," he said.
Official trends for UP polls
BJP wins in 30 and leads in another 220 seats.Samajwadi Party wins three and leads on 113, Apna Dal wins one and leads on 11. RLD leads on eight seats, Congress wins one and leads on one.
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SP candidate Nahid Hasan wins from UP's Kairana
Samajwadi Party candidate Nahid Hasan wins from Uttar Pradesh's Kairana by a margin of over 26,000 votes.
Yogi Adityanath wins Gorakhpur Sadar by over 1 lakh votes
Yogi Adityanath wins Gorakhpur Sadar by more than 1 Lakh Votes
BJP spreading rumours, will form govt in UP: SP
The Samajwadi Party on Thursday alleged that the ruling BJP is spreading rumours of its victory in the UP Assembly polls and claimed that after the declaration of the final results, it will form next government in the state.
Adityanath breaks Noida jinx
The 'Noida jinx' gained momentum after repeated examples emerged of Uttar Pradesh chief ministers losing power after visiting Noida. But, in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022, UP CM Yogi Adityanath made more than one visit to the region.
'Will further implement PM Modi's welfare policies in UP': Thakur
'Be vigilant until all votes are counted': SP tells workers
“The office bearers and leaders of the Samajwadi Party alliance should not hesitate to exercise caution, keeping in mind that 60% of the votes are still to be counted and the difference in 100 seats is still around 500 votes. Stand firm and be vigilant till the final results are out," SP says in its Twitter advisory for party cadres.
Noida, Ghaziabad Elections Results: BJP takes comfortable lead
Noida, Ghaziabad Elections Results 2022: The BJP is leading in Noida and Ghaziabad assembly constituencies. The saffron party has fielded Atul Garg from Ghaziabad and Pankaj Singh, son of Rajnath Singh, from Noida.
Noida: BJP's Pankaj Singh is leading against SP
Pankaj Singh has so far recorded got 122136 votes with over 70% vote share while his challenger Sunil Choudhary has secured 28068 votes with just 16% vote share.
Ghaziabad: BJP's Atul Garg leads in Ghaziabad
BJP's Atul Garg is leading in Ghaziabad. He is up against Vishal Verma of Samajwadi Party. Garg has so far got 51576 votes, while Verma has secured 11,705.
Who is Leading and Trailing
SP - Swami Prasad Maurya trailing in Fazilnagar
BJP - Rajeshwar Singh trailing in Sarojini Nagar
BJP - Brijesh leading in Deoband
BJP - Ashok Singh leading in Mau
SP - Dara Singh Chauhan trailing in Ghosi
BJP - Keshav prasad Maurya is trailing from Sirathu
UP Results 2022: Big lead for Akhilesh
Akhilesh Yadav has taken big lead against BJP's SP Singh Baghel.
He has got 44119 against Baghel's 16,491
Uttar Pradesh Election Results: Key candidates and constituencies
Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022: Key candidates and constituencies
Gorakhpur: Yogi Adityanath is leading
Karhal: Akhilesh Yadav is leading
Sirathu: Keshav Prasad Maurya is leading
Fazilnagar: Swami Prasad Maurya is trailing
Sarojini Nagar: Rajeshwar Singh is trailing
Jaswant Nagar: Shivpal Singh is leading
Zahoorabad: Om Prakash Rajbhar is leading
Mau: BJP's Ashok Singh is leading against Abbas Ansari, son of Mukhtar Ansari
Setback for SP, Swami Prasad Maurya trails in Fazilnagar
UP Election Results: SP's Swami Prasad Maurya is trailing in Fazilnagar.
Here, BJP's Surendra Kumar Kushwaha is leading with over 48% vote share.
Swami Prasad Maurya was minister in the Yogi cabinet, but he left the BJP to join SP ahead of elections. His loss will be a big setback for SP.
Kunda: Raja Bhaiya leads against Gulshan Yadav of SP
Kunda assembly results: Raghuraj Pratap Singh (Raja Bhaiya) is leading against Gulshan Yadav of Samajwadi Party. Raja Bhaiya has secured nearly 50% votes.
UP Election results: BJP leads in all seats in Hathras
BJP is leading in all five assembly seats in Hathras.
In the last election, the BJP had won 4, while one seat had gone to BSP.
BJP's Ved Prakash ahead from Ayodhya
BJP's Ved Prakash leading from Ayodhya by a margin of 656 votes.
Samajwadi Party's Tej Narayan is trailing.
BJP is ahead in 230 plus seats in UP
UP Elections Results 2022: Keshav Prasad Maurya ahead from Sirathu
UP Elections Results: UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is leading from Sirathu. Exit polls had predicted tough fight in Sirathu.
UP Election Results: BJP crosses majority mark of 202
BJP has crossed majority mark of 202 seats in UP.
Samajwadi Party, which was expecting to return to power, is ahead in only 75 plus seats.
BJP heads towards majority mark, leads in 185 plus seats
UP Election Results 2022: The BJP is now heading towards majority mark in early trends. It is currently leading on 185 plus seats, while the SP is still under 100.
UP Election Results: BJP's Aditi Singh ahead in Raebareli
BJP's Aditi Singh is ahead in Raebareli. She was earlier with the Congress but left the party over differences with the top leadership.
BJP's Sidharth Nath Singh ahead in Allahabad West
BJP minister Sidharth Nath Singh is leading in Allahabad West.
Overall, the BJP is ahead on over 150 seats.
BJP's leads near 150 in UP
The BJP is slowly extending its lead against SP. Its leads are nearing 150 seats, while SP is near 70.
Majority mark in UP is 202.
UP Results 2022: BJP's Alka Singh leading in Sandila
In early trends, BJP's Alka Singh is leading in Sandila Assembly constituency, as per Election Commission.
The BJP has taken major lead over SP in UP.
SP's Swami Prasad Maurya leads in Fazilnagar
Swami Prasad Maurya of Samajwadi Party is leading in Fazilnagar.
Maurya was earlier with the BJP but he switched side just ahead of elections.
BJP leads widen to 111, SP at 68
The BJP's leads have increased to 111 seats, while SP is ahead in just 68 seats.
The ruling party has taken a massive lead over SP.
Early trends show BJP ahead of Samajwadi Party
The BJP is currently ahead of the SP.
The BJP is ahead on 105 seats, while SP is leading on 69 seats, as per India Today.
Akhilesh Yadav ahead in Karhal
UP Election results: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav is leading in Karhal constituency in the Mainpuri district. He is taking on SP Singh Baghel of the BJP.
Yogi Adityanath leads in Gorakhpur
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath is leading in Gorakhpur. He is up against Subhawati Upendra Dutt Shukla of SP and Chetna Pandey of Congress.
UP Election Results: Counting of votes begins
UP Election Results 2022: Counting of votes has begun and trends will start coming in some time.
UP Election Results: BJP will form govt in UP, says Rajeshwar Singh
UP Election results: BJP's Rajeshwar Singh says the public has immense trust in Prime Minister Modi and CM Yogi. “BJP will form govt with majority in UP. We will win more seats than the last time. BJP will win Sarojini Nagar seat by 1 lakh votes."
Rajeshwar Singh is BJP candidate from Sarojini Nagar in Lucknow.
UP Election Results 2022: Key constituencies
Key constituencies in UP
Gorakhpur Urban - Yogi Adityanath (BJP)
Karhal - Akhilesh Yadav (SP)
Sirathu - Keshav Prasad Maurya (BJP)
Fazilnagar: Prasad Maurya (SP)
Ghosi: Dara Singh Chauhan (SP)
Tamkuhi Raj: Ajay Kumar Lallu (Congress)
UP Election Results 2022: Here's what exit polls predict?
Exit polls predictions for UP: Almost all exit polls have predicted win for the BJP, with seats ranging from 225 to 326. Highest seat projection has been made by India Today-Axis My India polls, which has predicted 288-326 seats and 71-101 for the Samajwadi Party. Today's Chanakya has predicted 294 seats for the BJP and 105 for the SP.
UP Election Results 2022: When and where to watch results? Date and Time
UP Election Results 2022: Counting of votes will begin at 8 AM and the trends/results will be available on the official site of Election Commission - results.eci.gov.in
UP Election Results 2022: When will results be declared?
UP Election Results 2022: Counting of votes will start at 8 am and the process is likely to go till late evening. Results will be declared once the counting is complete. However, early trends will start pouring in within few hours.
UP Election Results: How many assembly seats does UP have?
Uttar Pradesh has 403 assembly seats and to form a government, a party needs 202 seats. In the last polls, the BJP had won 312 seats while the SP was restricted to just 47. As per exit polls, the BJP is expected to comeback to power with a comfortable majority.
UP Election results: Stage set for counting of votes
Uttar Pradesh Election results: 3-tier security is in place at the counting centre with CAPF, PAC and civil police deployed. Thorough checking and frisking of polling agents, officials are being done before entry to the centre, ADCP West Lucknow said.
UP Election Results: EC sends special officers in Varanasi, Meerut
The Election Commission on Wednesday deputed special officers to supervise counting of votes in Meerut and Varanasi amid complaints from opposition parties about alleged irregularities in the assembly polls. Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh has been sent as a special officer to oversee the counting process in Meerut and Bihar's CEO H R Srinivas to Varanasi.
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