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Samajwadi Party celebrates, Akhilesh 'crowned'
Akhilesh Yadav 'crowned' king
In Uttar Pradesh, it looks like the Samajwadi Party are coasting to an Akhilesh Yadav scripted win. The party workers mobbed the Samajwadi office in Lucknow and 'crowned' Akhilesh Yadav with a turban as he arrived.
Akihlesh Yadav with SP workers.
An early Holi celebration for Samajwadi Party workers in New Delhi.
Samajwadi Party workers burst crackers outside their office in New Delhi.
Samajwadi Party workers rejoice outside their party office in New Delhi.
Holi has come two days early Samajwadi Party workers in New Delhi.
Samajwadi Party workers dance outside their office in New Delhi.
As leads show that the Samajwadi Party is well on its way to winning Uttar Pradesh, party workers rejoice in Lucknow.
Women workers of the Samajwadi Party celebrate in Lucknow.
Supporters of Samajwadi Party celebrate in Meerut.
Samajwadi Party supporters dance on the street in Meerut.
A supporter of Samajwadi Party distributes sweets in Meerut.
Former cricketer and BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu celebrates his wife's win from Amritsar (East), Punjab. His wife, also called Navjot, has won on a BJP ticket as well.
Navjot Kaur Sidhu outside the counting centre of her constituency.
Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife Navjot Kaur surrounded by their supporters outside the counting centre of her constituency.
Hundreds of BJP supporters gather outside a counting centre in Goa. The party is leading in the state.
BJP supporters wave their party flags as they celebrate.
Shiromani Akali Dal supporters have gathered at the residence of Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal.
Shiromani Akali Dal supporters cheer as they watch the proceedings on television.
Supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal celebrate in Punjab.
Congress party workers celebrate in Haldwani, as their leader Indira Hridesh won the elections from the constituency.
Congress party workers celebrate with colours in Haldwani.