Imphal, May 23,
As counting of the 17th Lok Sabha Election held in 7th phases across the country is nearing its completion, there is no doubt that peoples’ mandate has been once more given to the BJP.
Prime Minister Modi retained his seat in Varanasi by a massive margin of 3.85 lakh votes.
Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata Party towards a resounding victory for a second term in office as the BJP has touched the 300 mark on its own while the NDA is at 350 seats, crossing the humongous tally of 2014. The BJP has demolished the combined opposition, with the Congress Party stuck at 50 seats, according to the trends. Modi himself won in Varanasi with a margin of over 3.5 lakh votes while party President Amit Shah won in Gandhinagar in their home state of Gujarat by over 4 lakh votes.
In the politically critical state of Uttar Pradesh, where the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party had posed a stiff challenge, the BJP is leading in 59 of the 80 seats at stake. The SP is ahead in 7 and BSP in 13. The Congress Party was ahead only in one. Even, Congress President Rahul Gandhi is trailing in Amethi to BJP’s Smriti Irani, however he has win the Wayanad Parliamentary constituency by a margin of 12,76,945 votes which is 64.5%.
In Manipur, NPF candidate Dr Lorho S Pfoze is leading with 2,69,911 votes, followed by BJP’s Houlim Shokhopao Mate with 1,85,226 votes in Manipur’s Outer Manipur Lok Sabha constituency as on 4:30 pm.
BJP candidate Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh is leading with 214855 votes, followed by Congress’s Oinam Nabakishore Singh with 187570 votes in Manipur’s Inner Manipur Lok Sabha constituency as on 6:10pm
Following the lead the state BJP unit is preparing for a warm reception of their candidate which they now have full confidence that they will win.
In the Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency a total of 11 candidates are in the fray and voter turnout on the polling day held in 2nd Phase April 18 is 81%. At the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency a total of 8 candidates contested for the seat and voter turnout was 84.20% . The polling was held on April 11 on the phase election.
Both in the outer and Inner Manipur Parliamentary constituency BJP had a tough fight with Congress in the Inner and NPF at the outer.
In Nagaland, four candidates were in the fray and Congress Candidate K.L Chishi is leading at 5 .00 pm with margin of 4,37,448 votes which is 50.6%. NDPP candidate Tokheho is following with 47.3 % votes .
Meanwhile, BJP Parliamentary board is meeting at the party headquarters in New Delhi today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders will attend the meet.
Mr Modi will also meet party workers there.
BJP has also asked all winning MPs to come to Delhi by Saturday.
In Assam too, BJP is leading in at least 8 seats. Assam has a total of 14 Parliamentary constituencies. Son of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and sitting lawmaker from Kaliabor, Congress candidate Gaurav Gogoi, is trailing from the Kaliabor constituency. He is fighting Moni Madhab Mahanta from the Asom Gana Parishad. Gogoi has had considerable campaigning support as well with party president Rahul Gandhi, his father, and actress Nagma lending a hand.
Image Source : Indian Express
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