UP Election Results Updates: Irani's giant-killing act, dethrones Rahul in home turf
Smriti Irani emerged as a giant-killer -- this time scripting a historic win by dethroning Rahul Gandhi in the Congress's home turf.
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Irani's giant-killing act, dethrones Rahul in home turf
Smriti Irani, whose meteoric rise in the BJP saw her become the HRD and Information & Broadcasting Minister before being divested of these portfolios, Thursday emerged as a giant-killer -- this time scripting a historic win by dethroning Rahul Gandhi in the Congress's home turf.
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PARTY POSITION IN UTTAR PRADESH AT 6 PM
Total seats : 80
Party Leading Results
BJP 59 2
Apna Dal (S) 1 1
BSP 10 0
SP 6 0
Cong 1 0
PM Modi wins Varanasi with a margin of 4.75 lakh votes
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I respect the decision and congratulate Smriti Irani ji: Rahul Gandhi
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Party position in UP at 4.30 p.m
Party Leading Results BJP: 59, BSP: 11, SP: 06, Cong: 01, Apna Dal(S): 01, Apna Dal: 01 RLD: 01
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Rahul Gandhi trailing in Amethi, leading in Wayanad
Congress President Rahul Gandhi was trailing in his party's traditional bastion of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh as his chief rival, Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani has taken a slight edge of over 5,700 votes after trailing earlier.
As per latest trends, Gandhi, who also contested from Kerala's Wayanad constituency, has till 2 p.m. garnered 74,416 votes as against 80,143 for Irani.
Gandhi, however, was inching towards victory in Wayanad.
As per latest trends, he has got 7,37,173 votes against P. P. Suneer of Communist Party of India (CPI) who has garnered 4.6 lakh votes.
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BJP, ally maintain lead over rivals in UP
The BJP and its ally Apna Dal (Sonelal) continued to march ahead of their rivals, leading in 59 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, according to the Election Commission trends at 1 pm.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading in Varanasi by a huge margin of more than 2.19 lakh votes against Samajwadi Party's (SP) Shalini Yadav -- his nearest rival, the data showed.
The BJP was ahead in 58 seats and the Apna Dal (S) in one. The opposition alliance of the Bahujan Samaj Party and the SP appeared to be doing well in 19 seats.
In Congress bastion Amethi, party president Rahul Gandhi is trailing. Union minister and BJP candidate Smriti Irani has a lead of over 2,600 votes against him.
The initial trends appeared to be mixed for the Yadav clan of the SP, with senior leaders Mulayam Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav maintaining their leads and the latter's cousins and sitting MPs Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav trailing from Badaun and Firozabad seats respectively.
Three out of the four Uttar Pradesh cabinet ministers fielded by the BJP are leading, according to the Election Commission trends.
S P Singh Baghel, Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Satyadev Pachauri are leading over their rivals from their respective seats, while Mukut Bihari Verma are trailing in the latest round of counting.
In Agra, Baghel, who is minister for animal husbandry, minor irrigation and fisheries, has polled 71,570 votes as compared to the BSP's Manoj Kumar Soni, who has got 57,370 votes.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi still trailing Smriti Irani in UP's Amethi
Modi leading in Varanasi, Rahul trails in Amethi
The BJP and its ally Apna Dal (S) surged ahead of their rivals in 58 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading in Varanasi by a margin of 1.22 lakh votes, according to Election Commission trends.
Latest trends from UP
Not a soul at RLD office in Lucknow. Both Jayant & Ajit Singh leading on their seats though, as per EC.
UP BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey leads by 17,480 votes
Union minister Manoj Sinha trailing by 5,870 against BSP's Afzal Ansari in Ghazipur
Silence at Samajwadi Party office in Lucknow. Media not allowed.
All India Trends (542/542)
Source Times Now
Union Ministers Manoj Sinha and Maneka Gandhi trailing from Ghazipur and Sultanpur respectively
Union Ministers Manoj Sinha and Maneka Gandhi trailing from Ghazipur and Sultanpur respectively (file pics) https://t.co/0Ut7SypUB3