With an alliance of 20 parties in different states, BJP succeeded to win a thumping majority. Not only BJP did well, its allies except a few states also did fair enough. In Bihar, its both allies JD (U) and LJP are leading on 16 and 6 respectively. The only seat from Kishanganj and lonely Muslim candidate from NDA lost to Dr. Jawed from Indian National Congress.
In Uttar Pradesh, BJP had a pre poll alliance with Apna Dal (Soneylal) on 2 seats. Apna Dal (S) is leading on all two seats. BJP has won 41 and is leading on 21.
In Assam, the saffron party had an alliance with two parties – Asom Gana Parishad and Bodoland People’s Front on 3 and 1 seats respectively. However, its both allies could not open an account here. BJP is expected to win 9 seats here. It is leading on 7 and has won 2 seats.
In Jharkhand, All Jharkhand Students Union had an alliance with BJP on 1 seat and is leading here. BJP in Jharkhand is expected on 11 seats, 7 won and on 4 seats in lead.
In Karnataka, BJP had supported an independent candidate Sumalatha Ambaressh from Mandya and is expected to win. BJP is expected to win on 25 seats in this southern state. Congress with JD (S) failed to perform here and won only two seats 1 of each.
In Kerala, BJP had pre poll alliance with two parties – Bharath Dharma Jana Sena and Kerala Congress (Thomas) however both its allies lost.
In Maharashtra, it did good enough with Shiv Sena. Out of 48 seats in Maharashtra, BJP is expected to win 23 seats with 12 leading and 11 won. Shiv Sena also scored well. It has won 10 seats and is leading on other 8. Congress is expected to win 4 with 3 won and leading on 1.
In Nagaland, out of 1 seat, the seat goes to BJP’s ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party. It is leading.
In Puducherry, the BJP had made an allaince with All India N.R. Congress which is trailing here.
In Punjab, BJP had a pre poll alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal. Shiromani Akali Dal won 2 out of 10 seats. BJP may win 2 seats from here as it is leading on these two. Chandigarh has gone to BJP.
In Rajasthan, it had a pre poll alliance with Rashtriya Loktantrik Party. BJP and its ally Rashtriya Loktantrik Party have a clean sweep here with all 25 seats won.
In Tamil Nadu, BJP had a pre poll alliance with 5 parties – All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Pattali Makkal Katchi, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhaga, Puthiya Tamilagam, Tamil Maanila Congress and Puthiya Needhi Katchi.
The only BJP’s ally All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is leading on 1. Its other four allies have badly been defeated including BJP.
Where BJP could not open account?
In spite of Sabarimala Temple issue and tireless efforts with all its star campaigners BJP could not open its account in Kerala. Both its allies Bharath Dharma Jana Sena and Kerala Congress (Thomas) also lost. Indian National Congress did fair enough here winning 15 (Leading on 01 included)
In Puducherry, the BJP had made an alliance with All India N.R. Congress which is trailing and expected to lose as the margin is very wide. Ve. VAITHILINGAM of Indian Natoinal Congress has secured 435124 votes compared to BJP’s partner candidate Dr. NARAYANASAMY KESAVAN 242168 votes so far. Counting is on.
Tamil Nadu has been the worst state for the BJP. In Tamil Nadu, BJP had a pre poll alliance with 5 parties – All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Pattali Makkal Katchi, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhaga, Puthiya Tamilagam, Tamil Maanila Congress and Puthiya Needhi Katchi.
The only BJP’s ally All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is leading on 1. Its other four allies have badlu been defeated. In Tamil Nadu, BJP lost all 5 seats.
In Andaman and Nicobar islands, BJP lost its sole Lok Sabha seat. BJP had won here two consecutive terms.
BJP failed to open its account in four states – Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Tamil NAdu and Kerala.
Where Congress could not open account?
Congress failed to open its account in 16 states – Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Dada and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Mizoram, NAgaland, Delhi, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, and Uttrakhand.