Rajasthan election result 2019: Ashok Gehlot concedes defeat after BJP sweeps Congress-ruled state

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Updated: May 23, 2019 8:30:58 PM

Rajasthan result LIVE: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday bagged all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan. Congress once again drew a blank.

Rajasthan election results live, Rajasthan Lok Sabha elections 2019 Rajasthan is currently ruled by the Congress. However, the BJP won all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the just-concluded elections.

Rajasthan Lok Sabha election result 2019: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday made a stunning comeback in Rajasthan where it has lost the power to Congress in last December. The BJP along with its ally was leading on all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan. Also in 2014, the BJP had pocketed all the 25 seats. Reacting to the verdict, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the grand old party accepts the public mandate with humility and thanked the people for maintaining peace in the state during the Lok Sabha elections as well as counting.

While polling for 13 seats in the state was held on April 29, the remaining 12 seats in the state went to polls on May 6. Voter turnout of 68.17% was recorded on April 29 and 63% on May 6. The state has over 4.88 lakh registered voters. Chief Electoral officer Anand Kumar said the counting process will begin at all the 25 centres at with a triple-layered security arrangement in place to thwart any kind of disruption.

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