The begining of counting of votes for Lok Sabha Election 2019 brought a wave of rejoice among Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on May 23. The NDA seemed leading at majority of seats across the country since morning 7am when the counting began for 542 seats across the nation. The BJP leaders like Narendra Modi from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar, Ravi Kishan from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, Pragya Thakur from Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, Manoj Tiwari from Delhi, Rajnath Singh from Uttar Pradesh, and many such eminent BJP leaders showed leading from their constituencies. On the other hand, Congress party led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) showed failing drastically from across the nation. It’s president, Rahul Gandhi, himself showed trailing by a good margin from his long ruled Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi. Smriti Irani is leading from Amethi since morning.
Latest updatesMay 23, 08:00pm :
BJP president, Amit Shah, showed a positive hope for BJP in West Bengal after violence and rigging allegedly by ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) tried stopping BJP from flourishing in WB. He said that BJP could still win 18 seats, which shows a high hope for his party to flourish in the state in the coming days. “Even after so much violence and rigging, BJP won 18 seats in West Bengal. It tells that in coming days, BJP will establish its might in West Bengal,” said Shah, while addressing the gathering of BJP workers in the headquarter.
May 23, 07:20pm :
BJP President Amit Shah: Even after so much violence and rigging, BJP won 18 seats in West Bengal. It tells that in coming days, BJP will establish its might in West Bengal pic.twitter.com/nq2HQz76lW— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
PM Modi has reached BJP headquarter and has been enormously greeted by the party workers. With sprinkling of flowers and petals on PM Modi and Amit Shah, the workers seemed feeling exultation at the moment.
As poll trends hint at clear mandate to BJP forming it’s NDA government in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to address the media as well as BJP workers at the BJP headquarter in Delhi. BJP president, Amit Shah, is present to greet PM Modi.May 23, 06:30pm :
Congress party president, Rahul Gandhi, addressed media and conceded his party’s and his own defeat in his long won Amethi seat of Uttar Pradesh. He congratulated his Amethi counter part, Smriti Irani of BJP, who is taking a lead of heavy margin in Amethi. “I respect the decision and congratulate Smriti Irani ji,” said Gandhi while addressing media, reported ANI.May 23, 06:02pm :
Congress General Secretary for East Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, acknowledged her party’s defeat and said that she accepts people’s mandate. Priyanka Gandhi also congratulated BJP workers and PM Modi for their historic triumph.
May 23, 04:45pm :
The total tally as of now showing as follows
NDA – 341
UPA – 95
Others – 106
Total Seats: 542May 23, 04:20pm :
BJP’s founding member and one of the oldest respectful BJP leader, Lal Krishna Advani, came forward to pat the back of PM Modi and BJP president, Amit Shah. LK Advani congratulated BJP for touching an unprecedented number of 300 seats out of 542 total seats on May 23. “Heartiest congratulations to Narendrabhai Modi for steering BJP towards this unprecedented victory in elections. Amitbhai Shah as BJP President & all dedicated workers of the party have put in enormous effort in making sure that BJP’s message reaches every voter.” said Advani, quoted ANI.
May 23, 04:02pm :
L K Advani, BJP: It's such a wonderful feeling that in a country as large & diverse as India, electoral process has been so successfully completed & for that, my compliments to the electorate & all the agencies involved. May our great nation be blessed with a bright future ahead. https://t.co/cAX8plrlzr— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief, Sharad Pawar, said that he and his party accepts the mandate by the people of India to re-elect BJP at the centre, however, hints at dissatisfaction over the functioning of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). “I accept people’s decision but this is also a fact that people had their doubts about EVMs.,” said Sharad Pawar, reported ANI.
May 23, 03:05pm :
Sharad Pawar, NCP: I accept people's decision but this is also a fact that people had their doubts about EVMs. Congress had performed really well in Rajiv Gandhi's time, but nobody doubted elections then, same when Atal Bihari Vajpayee won. pic.twitter.com/OTt2UFbvFZ— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives flood of congratulatory messages from leaders from across the world. King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Japanese PM Shinzō Abe, China’s president Xi Jinping and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe have so far sent their congratulatory messages to PM Modi through their tweets.May 23, 02:53pm :
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets amid the polling vote counting for the Lok Sabha Election 2019. In his tweet, PM Modi has dedicated his projected triumph through the on-going result declaration to the people of the country.
सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2019
Together we grow.
Together we prosper.
Together we will build a strong and inclusive India.
India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat
May 23, 02:15pm :
The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi, amid the on-going result declaration for the recently concluded 17th Lok Sabha Election. He wrote that the new era of PM Modi will strengthen the strong relationship between Israel and India.
Congratulations, my friend @Narendramodi, on your impressive election victory! The election results further reaffirm your leadership of the world’s largest democracy. Together we will continue to strengthen the great friendship between India & Israel.
Well done, my friend! 🇮🇱🤝🇮🇳
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) May 23, 2019
May 23, 01:05pm :
Amid the overflowing votes in favour of BJP led NDA, celebrations have begun in Mumbai’s BJP office.
— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
May 23, 12:45pm :
The total tally as of now showing as follows
NDA – 341
UPA – 91
Others – 110
Total Seats: 542