Lok Sabha polls result 2019: Early trends indicate lead for BJP in 178 seats

Updated 1:51 PM, 12 June, 2019
Results day
BJP leads in early trends.

Early counting trends show that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in more number of seats than the Congress.

As of 9:23 am, the BJP is leading in 178 seats in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, while the Congress is ahead in 54 seats, according to the ECI website.

As of now, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is leading in 3 seats and the Shiv Sena,  Janata Dal (Secular) and Mizo National Front (MNF) in one seat each.

A majority of exit polls for the Lok Sabha elections predicted a clean sweep for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), with the alliance winning about 300 seats. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) may win about 80-110 seats, said the exit polls.

The BJP and Congress directly contested against each other in only 162 constituencies.

In 2014, the BJP won 282 seats. This year’s elections result will confirm if the ‘Modi wave,’ which was seen in the previous general election, continues to be strong and if the BJP leader will get another tenure. In Tamil Nadu, the DMK is leading in one seat,

 

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