Maharashtra, Haryana election result: Live updates of fate of 2 states

Maharashtra Haryana election result Live updates of fate of 2 states BJP Congress NCP Shiv Sena JJP

7:58 PM IST

PM Modi addresses gathering at party headquarters in Delhi

Addressing the gathering, PM Modi said, "Before 2014, BJP was always a junior party of the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. For 50 years, no chief minister was able to complete the five-year term. Devendra Fadnavis got the opportunity to serve the entire five-year term. Maharashtra and especially Mumbai contribute immensely to the country’s economy. Political stability is important there."

7:49 PM IST

Union home minister Amit Shah congratulates Devendra Fadnavis, Manohar Lal Khattar

Union home minister Amit Shah addressed the gathering at party's headquarters in Delhi. "Under Modi ji’s leadership, BJP’s expansion and India’s development is guaranteed. I would like to congratulate Modi ji for this victory. I would also like to congratulate Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar for their victory in Maharashtra and Haryana," Shah said. 

6:36 PM IST

PM Modi thanks Haryana voters for blessing NDA government with immense affection

Taking to Twitter PM Modi thanked the people of Haryana and said, "I thank the people of Haryana for blessing us. We will continue to work with the same zeal and dedication for the state’s progress. I laud the efforts of hardworking BJP Haryana karyakartas, who toiled extensively and went amongst people to elaborate on our development agenda."

6:34 PM IST

PM Modi to address BJP cadre

PM Modi to address BJP cadre after the results of Maharashtra and Haryana elections were  announced. 

6:29 PM IST

BJP national president Amit Shah arrives at BJP headquarters

Accompanied by Union minister Nitin Gadkari and working president JP Nadda, BJP national president Amit Shah arrive at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. 

6:24 PM IST

Aaditya Thackeray seeks guidance from people, other parties

Buoyed by his victory from Worli, Aaditya Thackeray held a presser today and urged members from other parties to come together for the betterment of the society. He also urged seniors from other political parties to guide him  

6:18 PM IST

Haryana: JJP leader Dushyant Choutala to support BJP

JJP leader Dushyant Choutala has decided, if sources are to be believed, to go with the BJP in Haryana. 

4:44 PM IST

It's a reality check for political partries: Shiva Sena chief Uddhava Thackeray


Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiva Sena chief has said that the people have given a reality check. 

He said, "People of Maharashtra have given a reality check. People have kept democracy alive. People of Maharashtra have given a reality check to all parties. One thing is for sure that for the next 5 years, people in power would have to work with full credibility and responsibility. Who will be the chief minister, this question is very important. We have decided on a 50-50 formula, we decided on 144 seats each. Whatever formula was decided, according to that we will take steps with full transparency. We will decide who will be the chief minister after talking to the Delhi leadership."

4:40 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray says they are not hungry for power

Uddhav Thackeray, in his presser, made it amply clear that they were not lusting for power 

4:20 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis, CM, Maharashtra to hold a press conference

Amid growing reports that the Shiva Sena might place more demands in the coalition meet, Devendra Fadnavis, CM, Maharashtra will hold a press conference at 4: 30 pm 

4:10 PM IST

Dushyant Chautala believes Haryana wants a change

Dushyant Chautala says, "Counting of slips from a VVPAT is underway. As soon as I get certificate, I'll discuss with everyone, hold a meeting with MLAs tomorrow & decide the future course of action. Too early to say anything.I believe state wants change & JJP will bring it."


3:36 PM IST

JJP's Dushyant Chautala wins

Jannayak Janta Party's Dushyant Chautala emerges victorious in Uchana Kalan 

3:16 PM IST

Haryana CM Khattar leading in Karnal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is leading in Karnal assembly seat by 41,950 votes. Congress' Tarlochan Singh is trailing.

2:45 PM IST

Haryana BJP chief dismisses rumours of quitting

BJP's Haryana chief Subhash Barala says that he has not resigned from his post and that the news of his resignation is a rumour

2:25 PM IST

BJP wins 5 seats in Maharashtra

BJP has won 5 seats & leading in 97 constituencies, Shiv Sena has won 5 seats & leading in 55 constituencies, NCP has won 1 seat & leading in 54 constituencies and Indian National Congress leading in 44

2:17 PM IST

Congress candidate Randeep Surjewala concedes defeat

Congress's Randeep Surjewala concedes defeat from Kaithal says, "I congratulate BJP's candidate on the victory. I hope that he will work for the development of Kaithal."

2:15 PM IST

BJP leading in Haryana

As per the official trends by the Election Commission, BJP is leading on 39 seats, Congress on 33 seats out of the total 90 seats in the state.

1:30 PM IST

Shiv Sena candidate wins in Shivadi

Shiv Sena's Ajay Choudhary wins by a margin of 39,337 votes in Shivadi constituency.

12:57 PM IST

Celebrations underway at BJP state office in Mumbai

BJP supporters in Maharashtra break out in celebrations as BJP - Shiv Sena lead in the region 

12:56 PM IST

BJP Shiv Sena continue to lead in Maharashtra

The Sena is leading in 65 seats in the 288-member House. If the party manages to cross the 80 mark, it will be interesting to see how it pushes the BJP, its alliance partner. 

12:37 PM IST

Babita Phogat leading in Dadri

Bharatiya Janata Party's Babita Phogat leading with a margin of 2387 votes in Dadri assembly constituency

11:42 AM IST

Sensex trades flat on Assembly election day

The BSE Sensex jumped over 250 points as the markets opened, but is currently trading flat at 39,026.79. Nifty advanced 30.10 points, or 0.26 per cent, to 11,634.20. 

11:41 AM IST

JJP workers celebrate

Jannayak Janata Party workers in Jind celebrate as party is leading on 11 assembly seats

11:22 AM IST

Election Commission official trends for Maharashtra elections

BJP leading in 101 constituencies, Shiv Sena leading in 64 constituencies, NCP leading in 52 constituencies & Indian National Congress in 39

10:59 AM IST

JJP leading in 4 out of five seats in Jind districts

The Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) is leading on four seats out of five in Jind district . The party is contesting on 86 out of 90 assembly seats.

10:35 AM IST

Haryana CM leading in Karnal

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar contesting from Karnal assembly seat is leading with 14030 votes, after third round of counting

10:24 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly By-elections

As per official trends from Election Commission, BJP-5, BSP- 2, SP- 2 and INC-1

10:13 AM IST

Devendra Fadnavis leading in Nagpur South-West

CM Devendra Fadnavis contesting from Nagpur South-West Constituency is leading, after 2nd round of counting.

10:01 AM IST

Election Commission official trends

BJP leading in 75 constituencies, Shiv Sena leading in 47 constituencies, NCP leading in 43 constituencies & Others 65

9:46 AM IST

JJP to emerge kingmaker?

Jannayak Janata Party chief Dushyant Chautala said his party would emerge as the kingmaker. The party leads in eight seats. Chautala leads from Uchana Kalan while Naina Singh leads from Badhra and Ram Kumar Gautam leads from Narnaund. With the results from Haryana pointing to a hung Assembly, according to early trends, Chautala may emerge kingmaker.

9:40 AM IST

Bhupinder Singh at a counting centre

Senior Congress leader & former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda at a counting centre in Rohtak.

9:29 AM IST

Haryana election leads

According to official trends from EC, Jannayak Janta Party-7, Bharatiya Janata Party-19 & Indian National Congress -16 & Others-4

9:21 AM IST

Devendra Fadnavis, Aaditya Thackery take early lead in polls

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis is leading from the Nagpur South West constituency. Aaditya Thackeray leads from Worli constituency. 

9:10 AM IST

BJP takes big lead in Haryana as Congress trails

The BJP has taken a lead in early trends in Haryana, leading in 53 of the state's 90 Assembly seats. The Congress is up in 22 seats, while other candidates are ahead in eight. 

9:05 AM IST

BJP sweeps in Maharashtra

BJP leading in 15 constituencies, Shiv Sena leading in 11 constituencies, Congress leading in 3 constituencies and NCP leading in 9 constituencies

9:03 AM IST

Who is leading in Haryana?

According to official trends from EC, Indian National Congress leading on 1 seat and Jannayak Janta Party leading on 1 seat


8:46 AM IST

BJP crosses majority mark of 46 in early trends

BJP crosses the half-way mark of 46 in early trends, as per data provided by C-Voter. The ruling party was ahead in 50 seats, Congress was leading in 15 and Others in 4 seats at 8:50 am .

8:36 AM IST

BJP leads in both states in early trends

Till about 8.30 am, the BJP has taken the lead in both the states. In Maharashtra, the BJP is leading in 63 seats of 93 where counting had begun. In Haryana, the BJP is leading in 40 of the 53 seats where counting has begun. 

8:34 AM IST

Celebrations break out in BJP headquarters in Mumbai

Celebrations break out in Maharashtra. The party has planned sweets, rallies, music bands and big banners congratulating leaders.

8:30 AM IST

Dushyant Chautala confident of win in Haryana

Dushyanat Chautala: Neither the BJP nor the Congress will be able to cross 40. JJP will have the reigns of the state

8:19 AM IST

Who is leading in Haryana

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar leading in Karnal, BJP's Babita Phogat leads while Bhupinder Singh Hooda leads in Rohtak district

8:15 AM IST

51 bypoll results also to be announced today

Apart from Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election results, the Election Commission will also declare the results of bypolls to 51 seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies. The results of bye-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Puducherry, Meghalaya and Telangana will be declared.

8:14 AM IST

Who is leading in Maharashtra?

Maharashtra: Aditya Thackeray leads in Worli, CM Devendra Fadnavis leads in Nagpur South West constituency

8:09 AM IST

Counting of votes begins in Colaba

Counting of votes begins, starting with the postal ballots, at Colaba counting centre in Mumbai

8:08 AM IST

First trends kick in

First trends from Maharashtra: BJP leading in 9 seats 

8:00 AM IST

Counting of votes commences

Counting of votes begins for Maharashtra & Haryana Assembly elections

12:31 AM IST

BJP - Shiv Sena continue to lead in Maharashtra

The Sena is leading in 65 seats in the 288-member House. If the party manages to cross the 80 mark, it will be interesting to see how it pushes the BJP, its alliance partner. 

12:15 AM IST

Babita Phogat leading in Dadri

Bharatiya Janata Party's Babita Phogat leading with a margin of 2387 votes in Dadri assembly constituency

12:00 AM IST

Shiva Sena reminds 50:50 formula to the BJP

In a presser addressed by Uddhav Thackeray said he would remind  the BJP on the 50:50 formula they had decided to employ in the pre-poll alliance 

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly election results. Counting to begin at 8am. Exit polls for Maharashtra's 288-seat House and Haryana's 90-member Assembly have predicted a comfortable win for the ruling BJP-led NDA.