Election results 2019 highlights: BJP sweeps the polls, opposition accepts defeat

Election results 2019 LIVE latest update on Lok Sabha elections

7:16 PM IST

Modi reaches BJP headquarters

Modi to address the nation.

7:03 PM IST

Modi to arrive at BJP headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves his residence, en route to BJP headquarters.

6:09 PM IST

Tejasvi Surya talks to MyNation

After a spectacular victory against Congress stalwart BK Hariprasad in Bengaluru South,  BJP's Tejasvi Surya said that BS Yeddyurappa will become the chief minister of Karnataka. Here's the full interview

5:52 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi breaks silence

Congress President Rahul Gandhi: I had said that during the campaign 'janta maalik hai' and today people have clearly given their decision. I congratulate the PM and BJP. He also congratulated Smriti Irani after his defeat in Amethi. 

5:46 PM IST

Imran Khan congratulates 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," said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

5:13 PM IST

Yeddyurappa talks exclusively to MyNation

Following BJP's victory in Karnataka, Yeddyurappa says 'I don’t demand Kumaraswamy’s resignation'. Video here

4:54 PM IST

Northeast India update

BJP+ - 10
Congress - 2
Others – 1

Arunachal Pradesh
BJP - 2

Congress - 1

BJP - 1
NPF - 1

NPP - 1
Congress - 1

MNF - 1

BJP - 2

4:52 PM IST

Agatha Sangma's victory tour

Visuals of NPP candidate Agatha Sangma's victory tour after winning Tura seat.

4:02 PM IST

Modi's message

As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stood poised to return to power with a bigger mandate in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated the nation. “India wins yet again!” he tweeted. Full report here.

3:38 PM IST

Northeast India update

Arunachal Pradesh
BJP - 2

NDPP - 1

BJP - 1
NPF - 1

NPP - 1
Congress - 1

MNF - 1

BJP – 2

BJP - 9
AGP -1
Congress - 1
Independent - 1

2:43 PM IST

BJP's celebrations

BJP cadre celebrates in Bengal's Purulia. According to the latest updates, the BJP is leading by 45,489 here. 

1:41 PM IST

Prime Minister of Israel sends best wishes

Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Prime Minister #NarendraModi, says, "will continue to strengthen our friendship between India and Israel". Read full report here.


1:16 PM IST

Asansol update

Asansol result at the end of the 7th round 

BJP’s Babul Supriyo - 231055

Trinamool’s - 155084


1:07 PM IST

Himanta Biswa Sarma's remark

BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma: People of India have once again given Modi ji a chance to lead the country, they love him. I would like to thank the people of India, especially people of North-East for supporting Modi ji. I want to assure people that Modi ji will take us forward.

12:55 PM IST

Sri Lanka Prime Minister congratulation message

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe tweets, "Congratulations to #NarendraModi on a magnificent victory! We look forward to working closely with you." 

12:51 PM IST

Bengal update

BJP’s seat counts in Bengal 

Asansol leading by 69082
Hooghly leading by 58826
Alipurduar leading by 69440
Bangaon leading by 25794
Bankura leading by 36542
Bishnupur leading by 45127
Burdwan Durgapur leading by 15619
Maldah Uttar leading by 21478
Jhargram leading by 15832
Purulia leading by 45489
Darjeeling leading by 89219
Malda DAKSHIN leading by 13990
Raiganj leading by 4451
Ranaghat leading by 59750
Jalpaiguri leading by 23689
Barrackpore leading by 1548
Coochbehar leading by 1082

12:33 PM IST

Owaisi ahead with 85,000 votes

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi leading with over 85,000 votes from Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency.


12:06 PM IST

Board meeting today

BJP parliamentary board meeting to be held later today. PM Modi to meet BJP workers at party office at 5.30 PM today.

12:04 PM IST

Sudhanshu Trivedi remark

"This is the first election for a generation that opened its eyes in the 21st century, the millennium generation has voted & given a millennium mandate. I think we should wait for final results, the indications are now gradually settling down to same thing," BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi.

11:52 AM IST

Bagga’s message to Mamata Banerjee

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga’s message to Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

11:41 AM IST

Counting update

Union Ministers Manoj Sinha and Maneka Gandhi trailing from Ghazipur and Sultanpur respectively.

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia trailing from Guna in Madhya Pradesh.

11:21 AM IST

Thiruvananthapuram update

Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram by over 13,000 votes

11:14 AM IST

Bengal trend

Bengal: TMC leading on 24 seats, BJP leading on 17 seats and Congress on 1 seat; total seats 42.

11:00 AM IST

Amit Shah's thumping win

BJP President Amit Shah leading by over 1,25,000 votes from Gujarat's Gandhinagar.

10:45 AM IST

BJP's celebration begins

Visuals of celebrations outside BJP office in Bengaluru.

10:39 AM IST

Bengal detail reports

Purulia Lok Sabha 1st round detail counting report.


10:14 AM IST

8 seats in Punjab goes to Congress

The Congress is leading in eight out of total 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab.The Congress is leading in Amritsar, Faridkot, Anandpur Sahib, Jalandhar, Khadoor Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala. Meanwhile, BJP is leading in Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur seats and the Akali Dal in Bathinda and Ferozepur seats. 

10:07 AM IST

Mulayam Singh Yadav update

Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is leading in Mainpuri constituency. 

9:58 AM IST

Deve Gowda trailing

The former Prime Minister and JD(S) candidate HD Deve Gowda is trailing in Karnataka's Tumkur.

9:52 AM IST

BJP already has 10 seats in Bengal

BJP leads in 10 seats, out of 42 seats, in Bengal. 

9:51 AM IST

Rampur update

Jaya Prada takes the lead in Rampur. Azam Khan is trailing. 

9:49 AM IST

Morning official trends

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Official trends at 9:30 AM 


9:47 AM IST

Results from north east

Arunachal Pradesh (2)
BJP - 2
Manipur (2)
BJP - 1
Mizoram – (1)
MNF - 1
Meghalaya (2)
NPP - 1
Congress – 1
Nagaland (1)
NDPP - 1

9:35 AM IST

Abhishek Banerjee is trailing

Abhishek Banerjee, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee nephew is trailing in Diamond Harbour constituency. BJP's Nilanjan Roy has taken the lead. 

9:21 AM IST

BJP crosses 272

Across India, the BJP takes a lead of 272. Meanwhile, UPA is leading on just 88 Lok Sabha seats and 76 seats went to other regional parties. 

9:16 AM IST

Kamal Nath leads in Chhindwara’s Assembly by-poll

Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath is leading in Assembly by-poll in Chhindwara constituency. 

9:10 AM IST

Kanhaiya Kumar trailing in Begusarai

CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar is trailing in Begusarai after BJP’s Giriraj Singh took the lead. 

9:07 AM IST

Modi leading in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading in Varanasi. 

9:05 AM IST

Azam Khan leading in Rampur

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan is leading in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur against Jaya Prada. 

9:04 AM IST

Pragya Singh Thakur, Anurag Thakur leading

BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur and Anurag Thakur have taken the leads in Bhopal and Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, respectively. Full report here.

8:58 AM IST

Urmila Matondkar trailing

Actor and Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar is trailing in North Mumbai. She is contesting against BJP's Gopal Shetty 

8:57 AM IST

Babul Supriyo leading in Asansol

 BJP sitting MP Babul Supriyo Babul Supriyo is leading in Asansol

8:55 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor takes lead

Congress Candidate Shashi Tharoor is now Leading in Trivandrum.

8:52 AM IST

Kirron Kher, Sunny Deol leading

BJP party candidates Kirron Kher, Sunny Deol are leading in Chandigarh and Gurdaspur respectively.

8:51 AM IST

Smriti Irani takes lead in Amethi

BJP's Smriti Irani has taken the lead in Amethi. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trailing. 

Full report here

8:50 AM IST

Smriti Irani takes lead in Amethi

BJP's Smriti Irani has taken the lead in Amethi. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trailing. 

8:29 AM IST

Assam results

Assam (14 seats) early trends

BJP+ - 8

Congress - 3


Others - 1

8:28 AM IST

Congress’s leaders' fate

While Congress candidate Shashi Tharoor is trailing in Trivandrum, Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad. Gandhi decided to contest from Wayanad in Kerala besides his traditional stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. 

8:23 AM IST

Election Commission's website glitch

Election Commission's website faces hiatus as voting for Lok Sabha elections 2019 continues. 

8:19 AM IST

BJP, Congress's new leads

While the BJP is leading in Chhattisgarh, Shiv Sena in Maharashtra's Thane, the Congress is leading in Naxal-hit Bastar district in Chhattisgarh.

8:15 AM IST

Rahul and Sonia Gandhi are leading in Amethi, Raebareli

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chairperson Sonia Gandhi are leading Lok Sabha seats of Amethi and Raebareli.

8:11 AM IST

NDA takes the first lead

The BJP candidate has taken the first lead in Karnataka's Hasan constituency. BJP candidate and Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has also taken lead in Rajasthan. 

8:01 AM IST

Counting starts

Counting for Lok Sabha elections 2019 begins.

7:59 AM IST

Ravi Kishan offers prayer

Actor Ravi Kishan, who is fighting on Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, offers prayers before counting for Lok Sabha election begins.

7:55 AM IST

Visuals from counting centres

7:51 AM IST

Final stage set

The Election Commission will start counting the Lok Sabha election results at 8 AM on Thursday.

Counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls is all set to begin at 8 AM on Thursday. This year over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats. The election was conducted in seven phases where 67.11% of the 90.99 crore electors had cast their vote.