Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Reddy Decimates Chandrababu Naidu
The YSR Congress Party cruised to an overwhelming majority in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday, dealing a knockout blow to the Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party.
At the time of publishing this report, as per official Election Commission data, the Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSRCP won 120 seats and was leading in 30 others in the 175-seat House. The TDP was leading in 7 seats and won 17. The actor-politician’s Jana Sena party won one, according to the latest Election Commission data.
For YSR Congress, it was the political strategist PK Prashant Kishor whose India Political Action Committee team did wonders for the YSRC by meticulously helping it build the organisation right from the polling booth level.
Arunachal Pradesh: BJP expected to win 33 seats, JD (U) 8 seats and Congress 4
BJP has won on 29 seats in the state and leading in four other constituncies. Congress won on 4 seats, out of total 47 assembly constituency seats. Janata Dal (United) won seven seats and leading on one, according to the Elecation Commision website.
BJP’s Wanglam Sawin and Kamlung Mosang won from 50-Miao (ST) Assembly Constituency and 55-Khonsa East (ST) Assembly Constituency respectively.
Odisha: Biju Janata Dal goes all guns blazing, wins 28 and leads on 84 seats
The Biju Janata Dal has won 28 and is leading on 84 seats now while the BJP has won 3 and is leading on 20. The Congress bagged one seat and expected 8 more while the CPI (M) and an Independent candidate leading on one seat each.
All set to form the government in Odisha for the fifth time in a row, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday thanked the people, particularly women, for their overwhelming support to BJD in the assembly polls. “I would like to express my deep gratitude to the people of our state who showered their blessings time and again on Biju Janata Dal,” Patnaik told reporters as his party is again poised for a landslide victory in assembly election.
“I want to thank particularly the women of Odisha who came out in large numbers to vote for us,” the BJD president said while thanking the leaders and workers of the regional party.
Sikkim: Pawan Chamling era ends in Sikkim after over 24 years
Five-time Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling’s era ended in Sikkim on Thursday after over 24 years in power as his party SDF lost the state elections to a resurgent SKM.
While Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) got 15 seats in the hill state, Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, which came into being in 2013, bagged 17 seats, one more than required for a majority in the 32-member Assembly.