Delhi Election 2019 Highlights: Arvind Kejriwal Congratulates BJP For "Historic Win"

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Delhi Election 2019 Highlights: Arvind Kejriwal Congratulates BJP For 'Historic Win'

Delhi Election Results 2019: Arvind Kejriwal's AAP is taking on the BJP and Congress in Delhi (File)

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As the Lok Sabha election results are being counted, the BJP has gained a lead in all the seven seats in Delhi, leaving behind Arvind Kejriwal's AAP and the Congress party. In seats ranging from East Delhi, North East Delhi to South Delhi and New Delhi, all of BJP's candidates are leading in the race.

From North East Delhi, which is a contest between political heavyweights, Manoj Tiwari, who is BJP's state unit chief is leading with Congress's Delhi chief and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, trailing behind. In East Delhi, which saw a controversial campaign between AAP's Atishi and BJP's Gautam Gambhir, Mr Gambhir is leading as well. Punjabi folk singer and BJP candidate from North West Delhi, Hans Raj Hans is leading against AAP's Gugan Singh and Congress's Rajesh Lilothia.

From New Delhi constituency, BJP's sitting lawmaker is leading against Congress's Ajay Maken and AAP's Brijesh Goyal. From South Delhi, BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri is leading against AAP's Raghav Chadha and boxer and Congress candidate Vijender Singh.

BJP's Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari has expressed confidence of the BJP winning more than 350 seats.

Here are the Highlights for Delhi election results:




May 23, 2019
21:19 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: Atishi congratulates Gautam Gambhir on Twitter

May 23, 2019
19:47 (IST)
Read Here: Election Results 2019: BJP Set To Retain All 7 Seats In Delhi, In Repeat Of 2014
The BJP is leading in all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, in what seems to be a repeat of its performance in the 2014 general elections, when it swept the national capital. Three of the BJP's seven candidates are leading with a margin over 2.4 lakh votes over the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party candidates.
May 23, 2019
19:31 (IST)
Delhi Election Results 2019: Arvind Kejriwal congratulates BJP for "historic win"

Delhi Results 2019: "I congratulate Sh Narendra Modi for this historic win and look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Delhi," tweeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
May 23, 2019
19:14 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: Pakistan's Imran Khan Congratulates PM Narendra Modi - Look Forward To Working With Him
"I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," tweeted Imran Khan, a former cricketer who became Pakistan's Prime Minister in August last year." it
May 23, 2019
18:59 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: Thank You, India, Tweets PM Modi After BJP's Massive Victory
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said "India's wins yet again" after the BJP's massive victory in the national election.
May 23, 2019
17:50 (IST)
Election Result: BREAKING: Rahul Gandhi addresses the media, congratulates PM Modi and says people are supreme

Rahul Gandhi is addressing the media currently. Mr Gandhi congratulated the Prime Minister and has conceded defeat in Amethi and congratulated Smriti Irani, who contested against him.
May 23, 2019
16:03 (IST)
Election Results: Nitin Gadkari thanks citizens for BJP victory

Nitin Gadkari addresses the media. In his address, he thanked everyone for a BJP victory.

"There was a hatred in 2014 towards the then government because of all the scams," said Nitin Gadkari. "So, then they had hope on Modi government," he said. "But in the last 5 years, people have seen the work and the development," he added.
May 23, 2019
15:57 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: BJP leads in all seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi

The Bhartiya Janta Party is leading in all the seven parliamentary constituencies of Delhi, pushing Congress heavyweights like Sheila Dikshit and Ajay Maken towards defeat.

As per the Election Commission website, all BJP candidates have comfortable leads in all the seven seats ensuring victory for the party.

In North East Delhi, the sitting MP and chief of Delhi BJP unit, Manoj Tiwari, is leading by over 2.5 lakh votes against the three-time former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, reported news agency ANI.

Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir of BJP is leading by over 2 lakh votes in East Delhi, leaving behind Arvinder Singh Lovely of Congress and Atishi of AAP, reported ANI.
May 23, 2019
15:50 (IST)
Election Results 2019: BJP chief Amit Shah reaches party headquarters in Delhi, welcomed by party workers


May 23, 2019
15:37 (IST)
Election Results 2019: Opposition leaders congratulate PM Narendra Modi over election victory

May 23, 2019
15:28 (IST)
See Here: Election Results: Visuals from BJP headquarters in Delhi


May 23, 2019
15:22 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: Chowkidar Chor Hai Flops, Churning In Congress, Gandhis In Huddle
Perhaps in one of their bleakest political moments, the Gandhis - Congress president Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - held a meeting on Thursday to discuss the party's debacle, the second in a row after 2014.
May 23, 2019
15:06 (IST)
Election Result: What is the scene right now at Congress headquarters in Delhi? NDTV's Amitoj Singh reports

May 23, 2019
14:58 (IST)
Election Results 2019: Chinese President Xi Jinping in a statement congratulates PM Modi

May 23, 2019
14:51 (IST)
Election Results: PM Modi tweets "India wins yet again" after massive victory in national elections

May 23, 2019
14:25 (IST)
Election Results: BJP leading in 300 seats: Election Commission

BJP leading in 300 seats, the Election Commission was quoted by news agency PTI as saying.
May 23, 2019
14:24 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: Sheila Dikshit spotted at her residence

Election Result: Congress's Delhi chief, former chief minister and candidate for North East Delhi, Sheila Dikshit is spotted her residence.

Ms Dikshit is currently trailing behind Manoj Tiwari from the Delhi constituency.

May 23, 2019
14:21 (IST)
Election Result: "You made it": Rajinikanth congratulates PM Modi

May 23, 2019
14:11 (IST)
SEE HERE: Election Results: Election trends at 2:08 pm

May 23, 2019
14:10 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: Modi Tsunami, Modi Aa Gaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win
As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being set to cross the 300 mark on its own - as leads showed a NDA sweep in the national elections.
May 23, 2019
13:57 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: "All Losers Are Not Losers": Mamata Banerjee Amid BJP's Big Bengal Show
As the BJP headed for a landslide victory and a second term riding on a stunning performance in states like Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said: "Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not losers."
May 23, 2019
13:46 (IST)
Election Results: "Time for Congress to get an Amit Shah," says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

May 23, 2019
13:44 (IST)
Election Result: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma leading by a margin of over 45,000 votes from Gautam Buddh Nagar

Union minister and BJP leader Mahesh Sharma is leading by a margin of over 45,000 votes from Gautam Buddh Nagar seat after four rounds of counting for the Lok Sabha polls, the district election office said, reported news agency PTI.

Mr Sharma has polled 98,993 votes so far across the five assembly segments of Noida, Jewar, Dadri, Sikandrabad and Khurja that constitute the Gautam Buddh Nagar parliamentary seat, it said.
May 23, 2019
13:30 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: AAP, Congress struggle to gain leads in all seven seats in Delhi

AAP, Congress struggle to gain leads in all seven seats in Delhi. The BJP's candidates have all established a lead in the seven seats in Delhi.

May 23, 2019
13:27 (IST)
Election Results: Grand welcome planned for PM Narendra Modi, who will reach BJP headquarters in Delhi today evening

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reach the BJP headquarters and address a gathering of party workers on Thursday evening as the party was set to return to power, reported news agency IANS.

Although the counting was in progress, the trends released by the Election Commission for all 542 seats that went to the polls indicated the BJP was leading on 290 seats while the Congress on only 52 seats.

The party has planned a huge gathering for a grand welcome for Narendra Modi as it has invited people to reach its headquarters in large numbers.

"You are invited to join BJP's victory celebrations at BJP headquarters at 6/A Deendayal Upadhyay Marg," the message read.

BJP chief Amit Shah is also likely to reach the party headquarters around 2 p.m.

Parliamentary Borad, the BJP's highest decision making body, is also to meet late in the evening or on Friday, a party official said.
May 23, 2019
13:24 (IST)
Delhi Lok Sabha Election Results: BJP, heading for a landslide win again, calls parliamentary board meeting at 5.30 pm

May 23, 2019
13:22 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: 2019 Election Results Will Be Better Than 2014: Harsh Vardhan
Union Minister Harshvardhan on Thursday said that BJP will perform better in 2019 Lok Sabha elections in comparison to 2014 polls.

"I have repeatedly said that 2019 results will be better than 2014. Now as you are seeing trends, I am leading. You have also seen exit polls. People are appreciating that Narendra Modi-government served people honestly," Harshvardhan told ANI.

The Union Minister is seeking re-election from Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency in Delhi where he is leading by a margin of over 14,000 votes.

He is pitted against Congress heavyweight and former union minister Jai Prakash Agarwal from Chandhi Chowk.
May 23, 2019
13:21 (IST)
WATCH: Delhi Election 2019 Results: What Delhi results mean for the Congress. NDTV's Amitoj Singh reports from Congress's Delhi headquarters

May 23, 2019
13:19 (IST)
Election Results: Election trends at 1:09 pm

May 23, 2019
13:18 (IST)
Election Results 2019: Sushma Swaraj congratulates PM Narendra Modi on "big victory"

Senior BJP leader and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and thanked the people on the BJP's "big victory" in the Lok Sabha polls.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- Many Congratulations for securing such a big victory for the BJP. I am thankful to the people," Ms Swaraj tweeted.
May 23, 2019
13:16 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results: Priyanka Gandhi Heads To Brother Rahul Gandhi's Amid Grim News For Congress
Amid a devastating outlook for the Congress as votes were counted on Thursday in the national election, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen driving to the home in Delhi of her brother Rahul Gandhi, the party chief.
May 23, 2019
13:15 (IST)
Delhi Lok Sabha Results 2019: Hans Raj Hans ahead of AAP's Gugan Singh by more than 46,000 votes in North West Delhi

In North West Delhi, BJP's Hans Raj Hans was ahead of AAP's Gugan Singh by 46,379 votes, reported news agency PTI.

May 23, 2019
11:42 (IST)
Delhi Result 2019: Gautam Gambhir leading in East Delhi by 18,632 votes against Arvinder Singh Lovely

Cricketer-turned-BJP leader Gautam Gambhir was leading in East Delhi against Congress's Arvinder Singh Lovely by a margin 18,632 votes.
May 23, 2019
11:41 (IST)
Election 2019 Result: See Here: Election trends at 11.36 am

May 23, 2019
11:37 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: Parvesh Verma leads from West Delhi

Sitting BJP lawmaker Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma was leading against his Congress rival Mahabal Mishra by 37,387 votes in the West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, reported news agency PTI.

May 23, 2019
11:19 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: Sheila Dikshit trailing in North East Delhi, behind Manoj Tiwari

Congress veteran Sheila Dikshit was on second spot behind Manoj Tiwari, by a margin of 29,797 votes in North East Delhi while former MP JP Agarwal, pitted against Vardhan in Chandni Chowk constituency, was trailing by 8,764 votes, reported news agency PTI.

May 23, 2019
11:05 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: BJP's Gautam Gambhir is leading in the race for East Delhi, where he is pitted against AAP's Atishi

Former cricketer and BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir is leading in the race for East Delhi, with AAP's Atishi trailing.

May 23, 2019
10:54 (IST)
Delhi Lok Sabha Election Result: Congress's Ajay Maken trailing behind BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi

Congress's Ajay Maken, who was Delhi's Congress chief, is trailing behind in New Delhi, where he is contesting against BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi.

May 23, 2019
10:50 (IST)
Election Results 2019: BJP crosses majority mark on its own in early leads

May 23, 2019
10:49 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi, sitting lawmaker from New Delhi, is leading against Congress's Ajay Maken

Delhi Election Result: BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi is leading from the New Delhi constituency against Congress's Ajay Maken.

May 23, 2019
10:29 (IST)
Delhi Lok Sabha 2019 Election Result: "In Congress, not all people are bad," says BJP's Manoj Tiwari

"In Congress, all people are not bad. Some of them are aware that the party did mistakes in the past and they have to face the repercussions now. Those who cannot work like Modi ji, can at least praise him as he has set very high standards," Manoj Tiwari was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
May 23, 2019
10:17 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP's Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari says BJP will win more than 350 seats

Manoj Tiwari, the chief of Delhi BJP unit, said that his party will come back to power with more than 350 seats, as counting of votes for 542 Lok Sabha seats began on Thursday.

"Last time, the nation was looking for hope and made the BJP win with around 300 seats. But, this time, it is all about people''s trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and they all are happy with his performance. I am sure we will come to power with over 350 seats," Mr Tiwari told ANI.
May 23, 2019
10:10 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019 Sensex Today, Stock Market LIVE Updates: Nifty Likely To Open Higher Ahead Of Election Result
On Monday, the Sensex registered its biggest single-day gain since September 2013 after exit polls showed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain power for a second consecutive term.
May 23, 2019
10:07 (IST)
Delhi Election 2019 Results: BJP leading from all seven seats across Delhi. AAP, Congress not leading on any seats

Delhi Election Results: The BJP is currently leading in all seven seats across Delhi. AAP and Congress are both not leading in any seats in Delhi.

May 23, 2019
10:04 (IST)
READ HERE: Delhi Election 2019 Results: BJP's Gautam Gambhir Leads From East Delhi, AAP's Atishi Trailing Behind
As per the early trends for the Lok Sabha election results, BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir is leading from East Delhi.
May 23, 2019
09:54 (IST)
Elections 2019 Results: BJP Crosses Halfway Mark On Its Own In Early Leads - 10 Points
The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes started for the general elections, held after the most polarised campaign the country has seen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi - whose BJP became the first party to gain majority on its own in three decades - seeks a second term in power in face of challenge from a re-energised Congress under Rahul Gandhi and 21 other opposition parties. Exit polls have predicted that the BJP would retain power with a comfortable majority. The opposition has pointed out that the exit polls often get it wrong. Elections were held on 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats and a party or alliance needs 272 seats to form government.
May 23, 2019
09:17 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: BJP lawmaker Parvesh Verma is leading against AAP's Balbir Jakhar in West Delhi

Sitting Bharatiya Janata Party MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma is leading against his AAP rival Balbir Singh Jakhar by 3,319 votes in the West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, officials were quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
May 23, 2019
09:12 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: Manoj Tiwari is leading from North East Delhi

Manoj Tiwari is leading from North East Delhi. North East Delhi is seeing a contest between political heavyweights, including Sheila Dikshit, the Delhi Congress chief and AAP convenor Dilip Pandey.
May 23, 2019
09:04 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: Gautam Gambhir leading in East Delhi

Gautam Gambhir is leading in East Delhi. AAP's Atishi is contesting against him as is Congress's Arvinder Singh Lovely.
May 23, 2019
08:59 (IST)
Elections 2019 Results: 20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Narendra Modi's Grand Welcome
The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large gathering is being planned for a grand welcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said party leaders.
May 23, 2019
08:52 (IST)
Election Result: Rahul Gandhi trailing in Amethi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is trailing in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi.

May 23, 2019
08:51 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: AAP's Raghav Chadha

AAP's Raghav Chadha is trailing in South Delhi. He is pitted against boxer and Congress's Vijender Singh.
May 23, 2019
08:42 (IST)
Election Result: Early trends at 8.35 am: See Here

May 23, 2019
08:41 (IST)
Election Results 2019: Here's how top Congress leaders are faring in their constituencies. Sheila Dikshit is trailing in North East Delhi

May 23, 2019
08:39 (IST)
Within the first two minutes of vote counting, both the BJP and Congress had one lead each.
May 23, 2019
08:38 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: Ajay Maken says Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be the next Prime Minister

Ajay Maken, the Congress party candidate from New Delhi parliamentary constituency, said that Rahul Gandhi will be the next prime minister of the country.

"The results will be definitely in favour of Congress. We are expecting that Congress will win and form the government. Rahul Gandhi will be the PM. The fight in Delhi is between BJP and Congress," Mr Maken told ANI.

Pitted against BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi, Maken is eyeing to wrestle back the New Delhi Lok Sabha seat, which he lost to Lekhi in 2014 general elections.

The Congress leader met supporters at his office ahead of the counting and expressed confidence that his party will form the government at the centre even as several exit polls predict victory for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
May 23, 2019
08:32 (IST)
Election Results 2019: Narendra Modi 2.0 Or Opposition Surprise? Counting Begins, 1st Leads In - 10 Points
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Result: The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes has begun for the general elections, held after the most polarised campaign the country has seen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi - whose BJP became the first party to gain majority on its own in three decades - seeks a second term in power in face of challenge from a re-energised Congress under Rahul Gandhi and 21 other opposition parties. Exit polls have predicted that the BJP would retain power with a comfortable majority. The opposition has pointed out that the exit polls often get it wrong. Elections were held on 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats and a party or alliance needs 272 seats to form government.
May 23, 2019
08:21 (IST)
Election Results: 39 days, nearly 900 million voters, 542 parliamentary seats: Who will India choose?

May 23, 2019
08:06 (IST)
BREAKING: Counting for Lok Sabha elections begins

The counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections has begun.
May 23, 2019
08:05 (IST)

AAP's East Delhi candidate Atishi, who broke down at a press conference over the issue,  accused  Gautam Gambhir, who she is fighting against, of being responsible for the circulation of the pamphlets. The BJP and Mr Gambhir in turn accused Mr Kejriwal of masterminding the sexist campaign in a bid to gain sympathy votes for the AAP.


May 23, 2019
08:04 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: AAP has had major fights with the BJP during campaigning

The AAP has seen major fights with the BJP during campaigning, including over sexist pamphlets being distributed in East Delhi against AAP's candidate Atishi.
May 23, 2019
07:58 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: BJP seeks to cash in on the disunity between Congress, AAP in Delhi

The BJP is seeking to cash in on the disunity between the Congress and AAP at the state level by fielding popular candidates, such as cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir and Punjabi folk singer Hans Raj Hans.




May 23, 2019
07:51 (IST)
Election Results: Have a look at NDTV's state-of-the-art operations tracking election results to bring you the most comprehensive coverage of the Lok Sabha election results

May 23, 2019
07:50 (IST)
Election Result: Watch: 'Puja' underway outside Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's residence

May 23, 2019
07:48 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: AAP and Congress are allies at the national level, but bitter rivals at the state level

While Arvind Kejriwal's AAP is an ally of the Congress at the national level, it has constantly attacked the party at the state level, after talks between the parties over arriving at a seat-sharing arrangement in the national capital failed multiple times. The Congress in turn, including its state unit chief and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, has a particular axe to grind against the AAP and Mr Kejriwal, as his party had mainly been responsible for drastically diminishing the Congress's clout in the national capital.
May 23, 2019
07:44 (IST)
Delhi Election Results 2019: "The fight in Delhi is between BJP and Congress," says Congress's Ajay Maken

"The results will be definitely in favour of Congress. We're expecting that Congress will win and form government. Rahul Gandhi will be the PM. The fight in Delhi is between BJP and Congress," Ajay Maken, Congress's candidate from New Delhi constituency, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Mr Maken is contesting in New Delh against BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi and AAP's Brijesh Goyal.
May 23, 2019
06:53 (IST)
READ HERE: Election Results 2019: 7 Kg Laddoo Cake, Lotus-Shaped Sweets As BJP Prepares For Comeback
Election Result: Post the exit poll results Sunday, celebrations are in full swing for the BJP as the ruling party in Delhi has started already begun preparations even before the Lok Sabha election results are announced tomorrow.
May 23, 2019
06:48 (IST)
2019 Election Results: People's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years will soon be known

May 23, 2019
06:42 (IST)
READ HERE: Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Who Is India's Next PM? Counting Starts At 8 am - 10 Points
Election Result 2019: The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the most polarized campaign the country has seen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- whose BJP became the first party to gain majority on its own in three decades -- seeks a second term in power in face of challenge from a re-energised Congress under Rahul Gandhi and 21 other opposition parties. Exit polls have predicted that the BJP would retain power with a comfortable majority. The opposition has pointed out that the exit polls often get it wrong.
May 23, 2019
06:37 (IST)
Delhi Election Result: Fastest election results and analysis with Prannoy Roy. Click Here

May 23, 2019
06:33 (IST)
Delhi Election Result 2019: An intense three-pronged battle between the AAP, BJP and Congress has taken place

In Delhi, an intense three-pronged battle is taking place between the Aam Aadmi Party or AAP, the Congress and the BJP. AAP is striving to win the majority of the seven Lok Sabha seats yet again in an attempt to keep its fortunes in the national capital intact and has faced mounting criticism from many quarters.

May 23, 2019
06:26 (IST)
Delhi Election Results: READ HERE: Exit Polls predict the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance will comfortably form government

The counting for the national elections in the world's largest democracy will begin soon, after months of mounting speculation over which political front will form the next government. After the completion of the seventh phase of elections, an aggregate of exit polls predicted the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance will comfortably form the government, with the Congress and other opposition parties losing the chance to do so.
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