Live UP Election Results: PM Modi gives victory speech at BJP headquarters in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that after five years of service, we went to the people of India with a promise of a "New India". He said, "Today we see that crores and crores of people have showed that they have filled this poor man's jhola with their blessing to do so."
He recorded a spectacular victory in Varanasi and won by a margin of 4,75,754 votes.
The Congress Party was ahead only in seat (Raebareli) in Uttar Pradesh. Rahul Gandhi lost his seat Amethi to BJP leader Smriti Irani.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said alert voters have rejected the "opportunistic and casteist" politics of mahagathbandhan forged by the opposition parties.
Here are the UP Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates:
PM Modi thanks people of Varanasi for victory
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the people of Varanasi as he retained the seat by a margin of over 4.79 lakh votes.
- He said that the people of Kashi are "remarkable".
- He said "When I had gone to Kashi to file my nomination papers, they confidently said that they would manage the entire campaign without me having to come back even once. I bow to the citizens of Kashi. Looking forward to serving them.
- He won the seat by a margin of 4,79,505 votes, defeating his nearest rival Shalini Yadav of Samajwadi Party
People across the country have rejected negative politics, says Uttar chief minister
- Yogi Adityanath said alert voters have rejected the "opportunistic and casteist" politics of mahagathbandhan forged by the opposition parties.
- He praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for BJP's "historic victory".
- He said, "This is a victory of his (Modi's) leadership, the strategic and organisational planning of BJP chief Amit Shah and the result of hardwork of crores of BJP workers. I also congratulate party chief Amit Shah and crores of BJP workers."
BJP leader Smriti Irani quoted poet Dushyant Kumar on her win
She tweeted, "Kaun kehta hai aasmaa me surakh nahinho sakta (who says one can't achieve the impossible)."
We respect people’s verdict, says Priyanka Gandhi
- Congress General Secretary and in-charge of party's campaign in eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that she respected people's verdict.
- She congratulated the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a decisive victory.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat in Amethi
- In his press conference, Rahul Gandhi said, "I had said in the campaign that the people are maalik (decision makers) and they have decided very clearly who they want at the Centre. So, the BJP has won quite clearly and I congratulate him (Narendra Modi).
- He said, "The people of India have decided that Narendra Modi will be their prime minister again, and as an Indian, I accept that."
- I would like to thank all Congress workers for their hard work and effort.
- I want to tell them and all those people in India, who believe in the Congress ideology that don't be scared, have faith and we will work together and sought this out in the time to come.
- On Amethi, I would like to congratulate Smriti Iraniji for winning the seat and someone who has held that seat, my request to her will be that she should work well for the people of Amethi and take care of them.
- Love never loses, and I am certain that we will emerge stronger and work better. Love will guide us.
Samajwadi Party lawmaker Dimple Yadav trails in Kannauj
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav, who is the lawmaker from Kannauj is trailing in Kannauj by 25000 votes.
Elections Results 2019: In Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj leads with nearly 4 lakh votes
In Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj is leading by a margin of nearly 4 lakh votes. Samajwadi Party's Arun Shanker Shukla is trailing. In 2014, Sakshi Maharaj won by a margin of 3.10 lakh votes
Elections 2019: Yogi Adityanath congratulates PM Modi, Amit Shah on NDA's win
Elections 2019: Yogi Adityanath congratulates PM Modi, Amit Shah
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "I want to congratulate Prime Minister Modi for this victory. BJP is touching 300-mark for the first time and NDA is touching 350. I also congratulate the party president Amit Shah."
Elections 2019: BJP's Hema Malini leading in Mathura Lok Sabha seat
Election 2019: Smriti Irani tweeted saying "Thank you Bharat"
Election 2019: Smriti Irani Leads In Amethi, Rahul Gandhi Trails
Congress president Rahul Gandhi fought his toughest battle yet in Amethi, the constituency in Uttar Pradesh that he has been winning effortlessly since 2004, as votes were counted on Thursday for the national election. In a see-saw battle since morning, the BJP's Smriti Irani is leading. Rahul Gandhi is also contesting from Wayanad in Kerala, where he is leading.
Election 2019: RLD's Ajit Singh leads in Muzaffarnagar, son Jayant Chaudhary trails in Baghpat
In yet another upset for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance, BJP's Dr. Satyapal Singh is leading in Baghpat against RLD's Jayant Chaudhary. The seat is crucial for RLD as it is contesting only in three places under the mahagathbandhan. After his loss to Hema Malini in 2014 polls, Jayant Chaudhary is looking for a comeback through Baghpat. The other two seats where the RLD is contesting are Mathura and Muzaffarnagar. While BJP's Hema Malini is ahead in Mathura, in Muzaffarnagar Ajit Singh is in the lead.
The BJP is leading in 58 seats, the alliance is leading in 21 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
Hema Malini Is Now Leading
Hema Malini, BJP candidate, is leading from Mathura now.
The BJP is leading in 54 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The SP, BSP, RLD's alliance is ahead in 25 seats.
UP Results: Alliance Leading In 25 Seats
The BJP is leading in 56 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP, SP, RLD alliance is leading in 25 seats.
UP Results: BJP's Lead Margin Increases
The BJP is leading in Uttar Pradesh by a massive margin. The party is leading in 57 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The alliance is leading in 22 seats.
UP Results: BJP Leads In 55 Seats
The alliance is leading in 23 seats, whereas the BJP is leading in 55 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
Elections 2019: Hema Malini Trails In Mathura
Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini is trailing from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu says, it's a "clear vote for performance, vision, leadership, huge outreach, charishma and hard work" of PM Modi.
Rajnath Singh Leads In Lucknow
Rajnath Singh, BJP candidate in Lucknow, is in lead.
BJP Leads In 53 Seats In Uttar Pradesh
The BJP is leading in 53 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress is leading in 2 seats. The alliance is leading in 25 seats.
UP Results: BJP Leads In 53 Seats
The BJP is leading in 53 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The alliance leads in 25 seats.
UP Results: Azam Khan Leading
Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan is leading in his stronghold Rampur. BJP candidate Jaya Prada is trailing for her former parliamentary constituency.
UP Results 2019: Varun Gandhi Leads
Varun Gandhi leads from Pilibhit, mother Maneka Gandhi is trailing in Sultanpur.
UP Results: BJP Ally Leading In Mirzapur
BJP ally Anupriya Patel is leading in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur. BJP's Sakshi Maharaj is also leading in Unnao.
UP Results: UP Alliance Leads In 22 Seats
The alliance of BSP, SP and RLD is leading in 22 seats as the BJP is performing well in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP leads in 56 seats. In an interesting development, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been trailing in Amethi for some time now. His opponent Smriti Irani is leading from the Congress stronghold.
UP Results: Akhilesh Yadav Leads In Azamgarh
Samajwadi Party leaders Akhilesh Yadav is leading in Azamgarh, his wife Dimple Yadav in Kannauj while their party is leading in only 8 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
UP Results: VK Singh Leads
BJP candidate VK Singh is leading in Ghaziabad. Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar is also leading in Bareilly.
UP Results: BJP Leads In 60 Seats
The BJP is leading in 60 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP-SP alliance leading in 15 seats.
UP Results: Satya Pal Singh Leads In Baghpat
BJP's Satya Pal Singh is leading in Baghpat. The BJP is leading in 56 seats.
UP Results: BJP Leads In 51 Seats
In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is leading is 51 seats.
UP Results: The Alliance Leads In 20 Seats
In Uttar Pradesh, the SP-BSP-RLD alliance is leading in 20 seats, the BJP in 45.
UP Results 2019: Congress Leads In 5 Seats
The Congress is leading in 5 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The SP-BSP-RLD alliance leads in 14 seats.
UP Results 2019: Rahul Gandhi Trails, BJP In Lead
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is trailing in Amethi as the BJP takes a massive early lead. The BJP is leading in 42 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
UP Results: BSP Leads In 2 Seats
Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party is leading in 2 seats.
Uttar Pradesh Results: Samajwadi Party Leads In 6 Seats
Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party is leading in 6 seats.
UP Results 2019: RLD Leads In One Seat
The SP-BSP-RLD alliance is leading in eight seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress is leading in 5 seats. The BJP is leading in 32 seats.
UP Results: Rahul Gandhi Leads
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is now leading in Amethi.
UP Results: Rahul Gandhi Trails In Amethi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is trailing from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. Smriti Irani is leading, according to reports.
UP Lok Sabha Results: BSP, SP Alliance Catches Up
The BSP and SP alliance is now leading in 5 seats. The BJP is leading in 29 seats, the Congress in 1 seats.
UP Lok Sabha Results: BJP Consolidates Lead
The BJP is now leading in 29 seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Samajwadi Party leads in 2 seats, the Congress also leads in 2 constituencies.
UP Lok Sabha Results 2019: BJP Leads In 25 Seats
The BJP is leading in 25 seats, the SP-BSP alliance and the Congress in 2 seats each.
UP Lok Sabha Results: BSP, SP Ahead In 3 Seats
The BSP-SP alliance is ahead in 3 seats. The BJP is leading in 19 seats whereas the Congress leads in 2 seats.
UP Lok Sabha Results 2019: BJP Takes Lead In 11 Seats
The BJP has taken a massive early lead in Uttar Pradesh. The party is leading in 11 seats, Congress in one seat.
Uttar Pradesh Results: Congress Leads In One Seat
In UP, the BJP is leading in 7 seats, the Congress in 1 seat.
UP Results 2019: BJP Takes Early Lead
In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has taken early lead. It is currently leading in 2 seats.
UP Results 2019: Counting Begins
Counting has begun. First trends have emerged. The BJP and the Congress are leading in two seats each.
NDTV reports from BJP headquarters in Lucknow to get you the latest from the battleground state of UP
Results 2019 Not To Be Delayed
Results will not be delayed because of VVPAT verification as paper trail slips will be counted at the very end, sources have told NDTV
Ravi Kishan, BJP Candidate From Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, Prays Before Counting
The counting will start at 8 am. Here are visuals from outside a counting centre in Bhopal.
In Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP scooped 71 of 80 seats in 2014, the poll of polls predicted 49 seats for the BJP. The Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav combination is given 29 seats.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP may return to power, the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls predicted on Sunday. The exits polls predicted that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) may win 302 of 543 seats and the Congress and its allies 122.
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 Lok Sabha elections 2019.