In Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Admi Party won by a landslide, while the BJP bucked the trend in Uttar Pradesh, where it faced a tough fight from Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party. In Goa, Manipur, and Uttarakhand, the BJP is also leading.
In Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party has a significant lead, with close to 90 seats in the 117-seat assembly. With 13 members, the ruling Congress is in second place. As the counting of votes began the third hour on Thursday, both the Congress’s top leaders in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and state unit boss Navjot Singh Sidhu, were trailing. Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh loses his seat in the Patiala Urban constituency.
The BJP appears to have successfully combated anti-incumbency in Uttar Pradesh, winning over 250 seats. The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party are tied for second place. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of Gorakhpur and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav of Karhal were among the leaders. In the 403-member legislative assembly, 202 votes are required for a majority.
The BJP has extended its lead in Uttarakhand, with the Congress trailing in the hill state, according to election trends. As per the latest trends as of 10:57 a.m., the BJP is leading in 44 seats and the Congress in 21 in the Uttarakhand assembly elections.
According to the most recent trends available, the BJP was leading in 19 of Goa’s 40 Assembly seats, while the Congress was leading in 11. So far, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has a 448-vote lead in the Sanquelim Assembly seat.
In Manipur, polls reveal that the BJP is in the lead. In the Manipur elections, the BJP is leading in 24 seats, while the Congress is leading in 12.