Punjab, Haryana election result: BJP sweeps Haryana, Amarinder Singh holds fort for Congress in Punjab

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Updated:May 23, 2019 9:22:49 pm

Punjab, Haryana election result 2019 LIVE: According to exit poll results, the BJP has an edge in Haryana whereas the Congress is ahead in Punjab. The saffron party is projected to win 8-10 seats in Haryana, while the Congress could get 0-2.

Election results Punjab, Haryana: The BJP has an edge in Haryana whereas Congress is ahead in Punjab.

Election result 2019 Punjab, Haryana: The BJP appears to be heading for a sweep in Haryana where it is leading on all 10 parliamentary seats.  However, Punjab is still with the Congress. The grand old party is ahead on 8 out of 13 seats in Punjab. BJP leader Sunny Deol is leading against Congress leader Sunil Jakhar in Gurdaspur. Exit polls had projected 8-10 seats for the BJP in Haryana and  3-5 seats in Punjab.

In Punjab, ten parties are in the contest but the main fight is between the BJP and Congress. Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP too had some edge in the last elections but it is now on a downward spiral. The main contests in the state are Sunny Deol vs Sunil Jakhar in Gurdaspur, Hardeep Singh Puri vs Gurjeet Singh Aujla in Amritsar, Prem Singh Chandumajra vs Manish Tewari in Anandpur Sahib, Sukhbir Singh Badal vs Sher Singh Ghubaya in Ferozpur, Harsimrat Kaur Badal vs Amrinder Singh Raja Warring in Bathinda.

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19:59 (IST)23 May 2019
AAP heads for another rout in Punjab

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP appears to be heading for a rout in Punjab. It is leading only on one seat Sangrur where the party's state chief, Bhagwant Mann is ahead by 1.09 lakh votes.

The Congress is leading in Amritsar, Faridkot, Anandpur Sahib, Jalandhar, Khadoor Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala seats.

19:55 (IST)23 May 2019
Navjot Singh Sidhu congratulates BJP

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu congratulated the BJP for its historic victory in the Lok Sabha polls. Sidhu took to Twitter to hail the BJP's performance in the elections."I take a bow to the mandate of the people of India...Voice of the people is the voice of God. Congratulations to the Bharatiya Janata Party," he said in a tweet.

19:45 (IST)23 May 2019
Sunny Deol maintains huge lead in Gurdaspur

Sunny Deol is ahead by over 70000 votes against Congress leader Sunil Jakhar in Gurdaspur. 

SUNNY DEOL: 551177SUNIL JAKHAR: 474168

19:25 (IST)23 May 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at BJP Headquarters.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  BJP President Amit Shah have arrived at BJP Headquarters. PM will soon address party workers.  

19:06 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP leads on all 10 seats in Haryana

The BJP is currently leading on all 10 seats in Haryana. Rohtak is the only seat where the margin is very narrow — less than 3000. BJP leader Arvind Kumar Sharma is ahead on this seat against Congress' three-time MP Deepender Singh Hooda.

18:20 (IST)23 May 2019
Rahul Gandhi congratulates PM Modi

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. Frankly, today is the not the day to discuss what I think went wrong because people of India have clearly decided that Narendra Modi is going to be their Prime Minister and as an Indian, I respect that."

17:08 (IST)23 May 2019
Sunny Deol meets supporters in Gurdaspur

Actor Sunny Deol is meeting supporters in Gurdaspur after taking a huge lead from the constituency. 

16:45 (IST)23 May 2019
Punjab bucks Modi wave

The Congress continuing to maintain the lead over eight of 13 Lok Sabha seats. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is leading on just two seats, Ferozepur and Bathinda, where party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal are contesting. The BJP is ahead on two seats — Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur.

16:02 (IST)23 May 2019
Amarinder Singh blames Sidhu for defeat
 
Captain Amarinder Singh has blamed Navjot Singh Sidhu for the Congress defeat and said: "Indians especially servicemen will not tolerate hugging the Pakistani Army Chief."

He also said that Sunil Jakhar is a fine candidate who had done a lot of work there. "This is one thing I didn't understand that people gave preference to an actor than to experience," he said.

16:01 (IST)23 May 2019
Amarinder Singh blames Sidhu for defeat

Captain Amarinder Singh has blamed Navjot Singh Sidhu for the Congress defeat and said: "Indians especially servicemen will not tolerate hugging the Pakistani Army Chief."

He also said that Sunil Jakhar is a fine candidate who had done a lot of work there. "This is one thing I didn't understand that people gave preference to an actor than to experience," he said.

15:37 (IST)23 May 2019
Harsimrat Kaur Badal leadis from Bhatinda

SAD's Harsimrat Kaur Badal is leading from Bhatinda Lok Sabha seat. Badal thanked the people and said: "People of Bathinda went with development, voted for 'Sabka saath, Sabka Vikas'."

15:05 (IST)23 May 2019
Sunny Deol maintains lead of over 80000 votes in Gurdaspur

BJP leader Sunny Deol is leading against Congress leader Sunil Jakhar.  

SUNIL JAKHAR 402114

SUNNY DEOL 485167

14:45 (IST)23 May 2019
India wins yet again: PM Modi

Prime Minister has reiterated his call of Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas.

14:13 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP takes back lead in Rohtak

Party position in Haryana 

BJP: 10Congress: 0INLD: 0JJP-AAP: 0 

13:49 (IST)23 May 2019
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates PM Modi

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying: "will continue to strengthen our friendship between India and Israel".

13:22 (IST)23 May 2019
Huge lead for BJP in Karnal

BJP candidate Sanjay Bhatia has maintained an unassailable lead of 2,77,000 over former assembly speaker and Congress leader Kuldeep Sharma from the Karnal Lok Sabha.

13:03 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP gains healthy lead on 9 seats in Haryana

The BJP is maintaining a healthy lead in nine out of the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. The Congress sitting MP Deepender Singh Hooda is putting up a tough fight to the saffron party nominee in Rohtak. The BJP candidates' lead margins are between 60,000 to two lakh votes.

Apart from Deepender Hooda, candidates from famous political clans the Hoodas, Chautalas, Bhajan Lals and Bansi Lals are staring at a likely defeat.

12:45 (IST)23 May 2019
What BJP has to say on lead in Haryana

The BJP is leading on nine out of 10 seats. BJP spokesman Amit Malviya said: "The people on the ground are not buying the narrative of the opposition that people are under threat. People are doing well that they are looking forward to the next government of Narendra Modi. We have to realise that Modi's government inherited a very weak economy and he did a very phenomenal job (in the last five year)."

12:32 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP now leads on 9 seats in Haryana

The BJP is leading on nine out of 10 seats., while the Congress on 1.  INLD and  AAP have not taken any lead and trailing on all the seats. 

12:17 (IST)23 May 2019
Sunny Deol takes huge lead

Sunny Deol has taken a huge lead of over 50000 votes. 

Sunny Deol: 278071

Sunil Jakhar: 225917

12:13 (IST)23 May 2019
Saffron sweep in Haryana — what happened in 2014

The BJP is leading on all 10 seats in Haryana. 

In 2014,  the BJP won seven seats with 34.7 per cent vote share in Haryana. INLD had won two seats with 24.4 per cent vote share but Congress had to settle with just one seat. However, it secured 23 per cent vote share.

12:02 (IST)23 May 2019
Congress bigwigs trail in Haryana

Former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his son Deepender Singh Hooda are trailing in Haryana. Another senior Congress leader Kumari Selja is trailing in Ambala.  

11:48 (IST)23 May 2019
What exit polls predicted for Haryana

Almost all exit polls had projected the BJP to win 8-10 out of 10 seats in Haryana. The Congress was predicted to win 0-2 seats in the state where it was in power till 2014. In 2014, the BJP had bagged seven seats with 34.7 per cent vote share and rest three seats went to INLD (2) and Congress (1). 

11:43 (IST)23 May 2019
Party position in Haryana - BJP holds onto its lead on all 10 seats

BJP: 10

Congress: 0

INLD: 0

JJP-AAP: 0 

11:40 (IST)23 May 2019
Party position in Punjab

Congress: 8 seats

BJP: 2 seats

SAD: 2 seats

AAP: 1 seat

11:32 (IST)23 May 2019
Who is leading from where in Punjab

Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari is leading from Anandpur Sahib. SAD leader and union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal is leading from Bhatinda and Aam Aadmi Party's Bhagwant Mann is leading from Sangrur.

11:27 (IST)23 May 2019
Exit polls vs Trends for Punjab

Exit polls had predicted edge for Congress in Punjab. The trends in line with that. The AAP is looser in his election. Last time, AAP had won 44 seats but it is currently on 1 seat. The Congress is ahead on 8 out of 13 seats. BJP and SAD on two seats each.

11:14 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP sweeps Haryana with lead on all 10 seats

The BJP has maintained a huge lead on all 10 seats.  Among the political bigwigs in Haryana are  Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Selja Kumari, Deepender Singh Hooda, Krishan Pal Gurjar, Avtar Singh Bhadana, Rao Inderjit Singh.  BJP nominee Nayab Singh Saini is leading from Kurukshetra. BJP sitting MP Dharambir Singh is ahead in Bhiwani-Mahendergarh.  

11:11 (IST)23 May 2019
Who is ahead of whom in Haryana

BJP's Sanjay Bhatia has secured a massive lead of nearly 75,000 votes over his nearest Congress rival Kuldeep Sharma in Karnal.

BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria is leading over his nearest Congress rival Kumari Selja by over 15,000 votes in Ambala.

State Congress chief Ashok Tanwar is trailing in Sirsa behind BJP leader Sunita Duggal. Duggal is leading by over 20,000 votes.

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Brijendra Singh of the BJP is leading over sitting MP Dushyant Chautala, a JJP candidate by over 35,000 votes in Hisar.

11:09 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP ahead in all 10 seats in Haryana

The BJP is now leading in all the 10 seats in Haryana. Union Ministers Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar are ahead with huge leads over their nearest Congress rivals. 

Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress is trailing in Sonipat. Hooda is trailing behind sitting MP Ramesh Chander Kaushik by a margin of nearly 15,000 votes.

11:03 (IST)23 May 2019
Sunny Deol maintains lead over Sunil Jakhar

Actor-turned and BJP candidate Sunny Deol is leading against Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar from Gurdaspur. BJP candidate Som Prakash is leading from Hoshiarpur seat against his nearest rival and Congress candidate Raj Kumar Chabbewal by over 6,384 votes.

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10:58 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP takes lead on all 10 seats in Haryana

The BJP is now leading on all 10 seats in Haryana. Congress leader Depender Hooda was the only leader who was leading but he is now trailing. Exit poll results predicted 8-10 seats in Haryana.   

10:53 (IST)23 May 2019
Who is leading from where

BJP's Sanjay Bhatia is leading over his nearest Congress rival Kuldeep Sharma in Karnal. BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria is leading over his nearest Congress rival Kumari Selja in Ambala. State Congress chief Ashok Tanwar is trailing in Sirsa behind BJP leader Sunita Duggal. Bureaucrat-turned-politician Brijendra Singh of the BJP is leading over sitting MP Dushyant Chautala in Hisar.

10:50 (IST)23 May 2019
Party position of Punjab

Congress leading on 8 seats. BJP is ahead on 2.SAD  leading on 2 . AAP ahead on 1. 

10:32 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP sweeps Haryana with lead on 9 seats

Union Ministers Rao Inderjit Singh (Gurgaon) and Krishan Pal Gurjar (Faridabad) are ahead in their respective constituencies.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda's son Deepender Singh Hooda was leading over his nearest BJP rival Arvind Sharma from Rohtak.

The BJP is leading in 9 out of 10 seats.

10:14 (IST)23 May 2019
Punjab: Congress leads in 8 seats; SAD, BJP in 2 seats each

The Congress is leading in eight out of total 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab while the SAD and the BJP in two Lok Sabha seats each. The BJP is leading in Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur seats while the Aam Aadmi Party is leading from Sangrur seat in Punjab.

10:00 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP-led NDA sweeps Haryana

Sunny Deol is leading from Gurdaspur and Bhupinder Singh Hooda is trailing from Sonipat. The BJP is ahead on nine seats.  

09:53 (IST)23 May 2019
Bhupinder Singh Hooda trails in Sonipat

Former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is trailing in Sonipat. He is trailing behind sitting MP Ramesh Chander Kaushik by a margin of 1,115 votes. Barring Rohtak, the BJP is ahead in all remaining nine seats in Haryana.

09:27 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP-led NDA ahead in Haryana

BJP-led NDA is ahead on 9 out of 10 seats in Haryana. The exit poll results had predicted 8-10 seats in the state. 

09:17 (IST)23 May 2019
Punjab: Visuals from Gurdaspur

BJP's Sunny Deol is taking on Sunil Jakhar of Congress from Gurdaspur. 

In Haryana, seven parties are in the fray — BJP, Congress, Bahujan Samajwadi Party, Aam Admi Party, Indian National Lok Dal, Loktantra Suraksha Party, and Jannayak Janata Party. In 2014, the saffron party had won seven seats with 34.7 per cent vote share in Haryana. Om Prakash Chautala-led INLD had won two seats with 24.4 per cent vote share and Congress could win just one seat but its vote share was 23 per cent.
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