Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results Live Updates: BJP Gets Support Of 8 More MLAs In Haryana

Haryana, Maharashtra Election Results 2019 Live Updates: As the votes were counted on Thursday, Haryana delivered a hung verdict with the BJP winning 40 of 90 seats.

Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results Live Updates: BJP Gets Support Of 8 More MLAs In Haryana

PM Modi on Thursday addressed the party workers at the Delhi BJP office.

New Delhi:

The results of Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections on Thursday sprung surprise as the BJP failed to reach the halfway mark in both the states months after the party was reelected in the Lok Sabha polls with a 300 plus majority.

In Maharashtra, the BJP has won 105 seats and the Shiv Sena claimed victory in 56 constituencies, taking the alliance tally to 161, which is above the 144-halfway mark in 289-member assembly. Elections were held in Maharashtra in 288 constituencies on Monday in a single phase, and legislature for one seat is nominated.

As the votes were counted on Thursday, Haryana delivered a hung verdict with the BJP winning 40 of 90 seats. The Congress won 31 seats. Sources said the BJP will get support from six Independent MLAs.

In the bypolls held across 17 states and one Union Territory, the BJP and its allies won 26 of the 51 assembly seats, the Congress won 12.

Here are the live updates on election results in Maharashtra and Haryana:

Oct 25, 2019 14:01 (IST)
Senior Congress leader and former union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said that the mood of the people is against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as its several sitting ministers have lost the elections in Haryana.

Speaking to news agency ANI, Mr Kumar said, "The fact is that several sitting ministers have lost the election. This itself shows that the mood of the people is against the party. However, government formation is a function of post-poll arithmetic and BJP is an expert at that."
Oct 25, 2019 13:54 (IST)
Oct 25, 2019 13:51 (IST)
'Kingmaker' Dushyant Chautala has said he has not yet decided on supporting any party
Oct 25, 2019 13:50 (IST)
BJP Gets Support of 8 MLAs
With support of 8 MLAs, the BJP, which won 40 seats in Haryana, is above the halfway mark in 90-member assembly. 
Oct 25, 2019 11:07 (IST)
Haryana Election Result 2019: ML Khattar In Delhi To Meet JP Nadda
After Haryana threw a hung  verdict, ML Khattar is in Delhi to meet working president JP Nadda. 

Oct 25, 2019 10:53 (IST)
Haryana Election Result: 5 Candidates Meet BJP Working President, Offer Support
Five candidates who have the Haryana assembly elections met BJP working president JP Nadda late night and offered support. Randhir Golan, Balraj Kundu, Ranjit Singh, Rakesh Daulatabad, Gopal Kanda met him.  
Oct 25, 2019 10:06 (IST)
A controversial politician who was once the target of BJP protests is in talks to help the ruling party form a government after it failed to win a majority in the Haryana election. 

Gopal Kanda, one of the eight MLAs that the BJP is looking to for support, has turned kingmaker with one seat. Gopal Kanda, the chief of the Haryana Lokhit Party, was reportedly among the MLAs flown to Delhi for a meeting with the BJP leadership last evening by a BJP MP, Sunita Duggal. Read here 
Oct 25, 2019 09:14 (IST)
Haryana, Maharashtra Election Results 2019 - "To Be Elected Again...": PM Modi On Poll Results
On Thursday, PM Modi said the Haryana, Maharashtra election results were "unprecedented victories". "These are unprecedented victories because normally these days few governments return after five years. In such times to be elected again is a big deal," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told party workers, attributing the results to the hard work of Chief Ministers Devendra Fadnavis and ML Khattar, both of whom will stay at the helm in the two states. Read here 

Oct 25, 2019 09:06 (IST)
Haryana Election Results 2019: ML Khattar Heads For Delhi
A day after Haryana election result threw a split verdict,  ML Khattar headed for Delhi for talks on government formation. On Thursday, he thanked the people of the state for voting for the BJP. In a statement, Mr Khattar said under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the last five years, the present government has served the state's people with full dedication. 

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