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Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results: PM Modi praises Fadnavis, Khattar; says will work harder for people’s welfare

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Election Results 2019: The BJP and Shiv Sena retain power in Maharashtra; Haryana delivers a hung verdict.

By: Express Web Desk | Chandigarh, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune | Updated: October 25, 2019 3:57:05 am
maharashtra haryana assembly election results today live updates: bjp, congress, ncp, shiv sena, jjp news today Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results 2019 LIVE UPDATES: Voting for the two states was held on Monday, October 21.

Maharashtra, Haryana Elections Results 2019: The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will return to power, although with a reduced majority in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly. Haryana, on the contrary, delivered a hung assembly, with no clear majority for either BJP or Congress.

While the BJP-Sena combine crossed the majority mark figure of 145 winning a total of 161 seats, the Congress-NCP alliance managed to put a good show leading in 98 seats. In 90-member Haryana Assembly, the BJP failed to attain the majority mark as it won 40 seats, while the Congress secured 31 seats. JJP chief Dushyant Chautala, whose party won 10 seats, finished third. Full list of winners constituency-wise Haryana, Maharashtra

Elated after the triumphant maiden electoral foray of his son Aaditya, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray reminded the BJP of promises not fulfilled. Asked by reporters which party will get the CM’s post, Thackeray said, “It is time to remind the BJP about the formula arrived at when BJP chief Amit Shah visited my home….we had decided on a fifty-fifty formula for the alliance.” BJP president Amit Shah indicated his party will stake claim to form the next government in Haryana.

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Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly Election Results 2019: While the BJP-Sena combine crossed the majority mark figure of 145 winning a total of 161 seats, the Congress-NCP alliance managed to put a good show leading in 98 seats. In 90-member Haryana Assembly, the BJP failed to attain the majority mark

01:12 (IST)25 Oct 2019

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01:10 (IST)25 Oct 2019
BJP-Sena secure second term in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is set to have a BJP-Shiv Sena alliance government for another five years, with the former winning 105 seats and the Sena 56 in the 288-member Assembly. 

The Congress settled at 44 seats, while the NCP improved its 2014 performance winning 54 seats. 

In the 2014 polls, the BJP had won 122 seats, the Sena 63, the Congress 42 and the NCP 41. The BJP and Sena had then contested separately. The Sena joined the BJP-led government over a month after it was formed.

23:32 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Hung Assembly in Haryana, BJP settles at 40 seats, Congress gets 31

Final tally of Haryana Assembly Election results: The ruling BJP emerged as the largest party with 40 seats, but still six short of the halfway mark needed to form the next government.

The Congress won 31 seats, the Jannayak Janta Party 10, the Indian National Lok Dal and Haryana Lokhit Party one each. The Aam Aadmi Party, which contested 46 seats, was decimated.

22:25 (IST)24 Oct 2019
BJP-Sena back, but shaken by Pawar, losses in Vidarbha and Marathwada

The ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance returned to power in Maharashtra Thursday, winning 157 of the 288 seats in the state assembly. But the poll outcome is a major setback for the BJP which could win 103 seats, way below its ambitious target of crossing the 144 half-way mark on its own, and 19 less than its strength of 122 members in the previous House. As the results came in, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis conceded his party’s failure to contain “rebels” which, he said, held back the BJP from reaching its target. As many as 30 rebels (of the BJP-Sena) have adversely affected the electoral fortunes of the party. READ MORE HERE

22:19 (IST)24 Oct 2019
BJP bruised by Hooda’s Congress, Dushyant Chautala’s JJP

The Haryana Assembly elections were all about a resurgent Congress-led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda and the newly formed Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) led by Dushyant Chautala. But managing to win 40 seats out of 90, the BJP, under Manohar Lal Khattar, is all set to stake claim to form the government in the state. Both the Congress and JJP left the BJP bruised Thursday, and severely dented its poll call of “Abki baar 75 paar (Over 75 seats this time)”. The ruling party had gone to polls with 48 MLAs after winning Jind bypoll in January. READ MORE HERE

22:18 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Haryana, Maharashtra results exceptional: Modi

As the BJP failed to achieve its “mission 75” in Haryana, as assured by the top leaders before the elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the results in the state is an exception. “The political pundits who are analysing today’s election results, Haryana in itself is an exceptional win since these days there have been less instances of winning again after completing a 5 year term,” said Modi while addressing party workers at the BJP headquarters in the national capital after the results for both Haryana and Maharashtra were declared. READ MORE HERE

22:17 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Here is the latest tally from Haryana, Maharashtra elections

19:51 (IST)24 Oct 2019
BJP vote share in Haryana improves by 3%

"BJP's vote share in Haryana went up to 36 pc from 33 pc; it shows people's endorsement of govt's work. People have reposed faith in the leadership of Maharashtra, Haryana chief ministers."

19:45 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Fadnavis first to complete five year term in 50 years in Maharashtra: Modi

PM Modi talking about his days in Haryana said that back in the days the BJP could only fight on a few seats and if they would win in double-digit it would be a huge achievement before 2014. "With a majority of just two seats, the BJP coming back to power after completing a five-year term is one to be praised. Similarly, in Maharashtra, BJP was a junior partner with Shiv Sena, but in the last 50 years, not a single CM has been able to complete five years and Devendra Fadnavis is first such CM in five decades to complete his term."

19:39 (IST)24 Oct 2019
PM Modi addresses party workers at BJP HQ

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to party workers at BJP headquarters said, "I want to thank the people of Maharashtra, Haryana for their support. This was the first experience for both Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar at governance. In Maharashtra we did not get majority and Haryana we just had a majority by two seats in 2014, still both the CMs served their states for five years with honesty and therefore the people have trusted them again. I believe that in their leadership the next five years of Maharashtra and Haryana will be one of touching new milestones of development." 

19:33 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Amit Shah rakes up Kashmir at BJP HQ

Amit said rakes up Article 370 and Kashmir in his speech while addressing party workers at the BJP HQ. He congratulates PM Modi on winning the elections. 

19:30 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Amit Shah thanks people of Maharashtra, Haryana for victory

Addressing party workers, Home Minister and BJP party chief Amit Shah said "I want to that the people of Haryana and Maharashtra on behalf of the BJP workers. The party in alliance is headed towards forming the government with alliance. We have increased our vote share by 3 per cent in Haryana and emerged as the biggest party. BJP has won both the elections under Modi 2, both the states were not our traditional bastion but in 2014 the people votes for us in both these states and we formed the govt. Both governments worked hard for five years with the idea of 'Sabka saath sabka vishwas' with zero corruption." 

19:22 (IST)24 Oct 2019
PM Modi arrives at the BJP HQ.

PM Narendra Modi has arrived at the BJP headquarters and is set to address party workers. The PM flashed victory signs as he was received by Home Minister Amit Shah. 

19:07 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Congress concedes defeat in assembly elections

We accept the people's mandate humbly and respectfully. We also want to say that it is a moral defeat for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and their entire leadership was cut off from the ground reality: Anand Sharma.

18:41 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Quiet patriotism will defeat muscular nationalism: Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on being asked 'What do you want to say on the election results?': Quiet patriotism will defeat muscular nationalism.

18:39 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh arrives at BJP HQ

Union Home Minister and BJP National President, Amit Shah, and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrive at BJP headquarters. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and party leader JP Nadda is also present. PM Modi to arrive anytime. 

Express photo by Renuka puri
18:35 (IST)24 Oct 2019
PM Modi speaks on Haryana election results

People of Maharashtra have blessed the NDA with immense affection. We are humbled to have got the people’s support yet again. Our work towards Maharashtra’s progress continues! I salute each and every Karyakarta of the BJP, Shiv Sena and our entire NDA family for their hardwork.

18:34 (IST)24 Oct 2019
PM Modi speaks on Haryana election results

I thank the people of Haryana for blessing us. We will continue to work with the same zeal and dedication for the state’s progress. I laud the efforts of hardworking BJP Karyakartas who toiled extensively and went among the people to elaborate on our development agenda.

18:23 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Haryana | Here is the overall tally till 6.20 pm

Source: ECI

18:19 (IST)24 Oct 2019
Result declared for by-election in the five seats of Bihar

Result declared for bypolls in the five seats of Bihar. RJD wins two seats. AIMIM and JD(U) win one each.

Maharashtra election results, Maharashtra assembly elections results, Haryana elections results, Haryana assembly elections, Haryana 2019 election results, Vidhan Sabha chunav results, haryana election result date time, maharashtra election key constituencies, haryana election key constituencies, elections news Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results 2019 LIVE UPDATES: The elections will provide many answers for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, JJP supremo Dushyant Chautala and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar.

Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results 2019 LIVE UPDATES:

In the 2014 Maharashtra elections, the BJP had won 122 seats, while Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP had secured 63, 42, and 41 seats, respectively. In Haryana, BJP swept the 2014 polls winning 47 out of 90 seats, with INLD emerging second with 19 and Congress finishing a distant third with 15 seats.

Throughout its campaign, the BJP leadership peppered the developmental claims of its state units with a dose of nationalism, with repeated references to Article 370 and the pitch for a nationwide NRC. The state unit of the BJP also sought to raise the Hindutva pitch, demanding the Bharat Ratna for Hindutva icon Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

In its bid to pin down the incumbent BJP, the Congress leadership stuck to the issue of economic slowdown aside from many of the issues drawn from its Lok Sabha campaign earlier this year—GST, demonetisation, unemployment and the alleged Rafale scam.

The Congress campaign was also marred by factionalism and internal feud in both these states. In Maharashtra, the Opposition campaign was mainly spearheaded by NCP patriarch Sharad Pawar, who took on PM Modi and the BJP. However, the Congress and the NCP failed to hold a single joint rally in contrast to the joint rally held by PM Modi and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on October 18.

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— With inputs from our bureaus in Chandigarh, Mumbai and Pune

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