Maharashtra, Gujarat Election Results 2019 Highlights: Riding high on the ‘Modi wave’, BJP-led NDA is determined to return to power for another five years after securing a stranglehold in Gujarat as well as Maharashtra. In North Goa, the BJP races ahead, however, Congress emerged victorious in South Goa. Election results dashboard
The BJP-NDA duo was leading in 40 out of the 48 seats in Maharashtra whereas they had a clean sweep in all of the 26 seats in Gujarat. BJP national president Amit Shah in his maiden Lok Sabha battle, led in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar with a margin of 5.5. lakh votes, where the party had replaced veteran LK Advani with Shah. In Maharashtra, Congress’ Milind Deora lost by 1 lakh votes and issued a statement congratulating Sena-BJP combine. In Baramati, though NCP leader Supriya Sule was trailing initially, she picked pace and was leading comfortably against BJP’s Kanchan Kul.
NCP chief Parth Pawar, who has made his political debut in Maval was lagging terribly. BJP’s Sujay Vikhe Patil, son of former Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil soared in Ahmednagar seat as talks about the latter joining the Saffron party are doing the rounds. Congress had fielded actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar in Mumbai North constituency where she trailed by over 4 lakh votes; as Priya Dutt also took to Twitter to congratulate her opponent Poonam Mahajan in Mumbai North Central.