The sitting BJP MP from South Goa, Narendra Sawaikar, on Thursday accepted defeat in the Lok Sabha elections against former Chief Minister of the state and Congress candidate Francisco Sardinha.
In a Facebook message, Sawaikar said: "I accept my defeat. I thank everyone for the support and co-operation throughout my tenure as MP."
Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “I accept the verdict of the people of India. Congratulations to the winners, Mr Modi and the NDA. Thank you to the people of Wayanad for electing me as your MP. Thank you also to the people of Amethi. Thank you Congress workers and leaders for your hard work in this campaign.”
Congress’ Shashi Tharoor extended his lead in Thiruvananthapuram to 1.2 Lakh votes over BJP’s Kummanam Rajasekharan.
Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily is trailing Chikballapur seat in Karnataka by a big margin of 1.81 lakh votes. BJP’s BN Bache Gowda is leading in the seat.
Terror accused in Malegaon blast and BJP’s Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur is ahead of Congress’ Digvijaya Singh by 1.61 lakh votes.
BJP’s sitting MP Hema Malini is ahead in Mathura seat by 1.45 lakh votes
Actor-turned politician Sunny Deol is ahead of Sunil Jakhar of Congress in Gurdaspur seat by 77,825 votes.
Senior NC leader Farooq Abdullah is leading Srinagar seat by more than 65,500 votes. PDP’s Aga Syed Mohsin is in second place.
BJP’s Babul Supriyo is ahead of Moon Moon Sen by nearly 69,500 votes in West Bengal’s Asansol.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reduced the margin of his deficit behind Smriti Irani. While at 12:15 pm, he was trailing by 4,600 votes, at 12.50 pm, he is down by 2,500 votes.
Congress’ Sushmita Dev is trailing behind BJP’s Rajdeep Roy in Assam’s Silchar by nearly 35,000 votes.
Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and the BJP's candidate for Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, Hardeep Singh Puri, has been trailing his rival and Congress candidate Gurjit Aujla, as per available trends.
The diplomat-turned-politician Puri is facing a tough fight in the constituency dominated by the Jatt community, say political observers.
BJP's Jay Panda trailing by over 2000 from Odisha's Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency.
Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol, BJP's Arjun Singh leading from Barrackpore and TMC's Mimi Chakraborty leading from Jadavpur.
Congress’ Milind Deora is trailing behind Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant in Mumbai South seat by more than 47,000 votes.
BJP’s Gautam Gambhir is leading in East Delhi constituency by more than 63,500 votes. AAP’s Atishi has slipped to third position in the seat as Congress’ Arvinder Singh Lovely is in second place.
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi leading with over 85,000 votes from Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency.
BJP’s Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari is ahead of Sheila Dikshit by close to 1.30 lakh votes.
BJP candidate and Bollywood actor Sunny Deol is leading by more than 47,000 votes over his nearest rival and Congress nominee Sunil Jakhar from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab.
From the start of counting of votes at 8am on Thursday, Deol has been maintaining a lead over Punjab Congress chief Jakhar.
Congress’ Karti Chidambaram is ahead of BJP’s H Raja in Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga by 39,500 votes.
Wiping out his deficit, Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading by nearly 1,48,892 votes in Wayanad.
CPI’s Kanhaiya Kumar is trailing behind BJP’s Giriraj Singh by nearly 59,000 votes.