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May 30, 2019 / 11:36 AM IST

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Election Result 2019 Highlights: PM Modi congratulates CM Khandu on poll win

Live updates of the 2019 Arunachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election result.

Welcome to the LIVE coverage of the 2019 Arunachal Pradesh election result. Counting of votes will happen today, on May 23.

The north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh voted simultaneously in the Lok Sabha elections 2019 and the Legislative Assembly election on April 11. The hill state has two Lok Sabha seats and 60 Assembly constituencies.

Currently, the state is governed by the

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu.

In 2014, the Congress had emerged victorious after winning 42 seats. The BJP came second with 11 seats. The People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) managed to win five seats while two Independents also won.

Although Congress had formed the government in 2014, the party lost power after many of its MLAs joined PPA. They eventually joined the BJP.

Since February 2016, Arunachal Pradesh has seen three chief ministers and President’s Rule -- making the state’s political landscape unstable. However, Khandu has led a largely stable government since early 2017.

Key parties in Arunachal Pradesh politics are BJP, National People's Party (NPP) and Congress.

The Election Commission of India (EC) has conducted the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in seven phases. Counting of votes is happening today, on May 23.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners are hoping to retain power at the Centre. This is amid efforts by several Opposition parties, including Rahul Gandhi-led Congress, to put up a united fight. 'Others' or the 'third front' is also trying to wrest power.
  • May 23, 2019 / 09:29 PM IST
  • May 23, 2019 / 08:15 PM IST

    Final results of 31 out of 60 Assembly constituencies have been declared by the Election Commission of India. Out of these 31 seats, BJP has bagged 19, JD(U) 5, Congress 3, Independents candidates 2, while 1 seat each to NPP and PPA.

  • May 23, 2019 / 07:32 PM IST

    The BJP has garnered more than half of the votes in the state, said the trends available on the website of the Election Commission of India. It has secured 5.45% of votes so far.

  • May 23, 2019 / 06:32 PM IST

    Election results | Latest numbers according to EC (wins + leads):
    BJP: 25
    JD(U): 5
    Congress: 3
    Independents: 2
    PPA: 1

  • May 23, 2019 / 06:02 PM IST

    BJP's tally has been constantly improving in the state, as it has now been declared winning 15 seats.

  • May 23, 2019 / 05:57 PM IST

    The status of 33 out of 60 Assembly seats are out in which the BJP has secured most number of seats. The saffron party has secure victory in 14 seats and is leading in nine other seats. JD (U) has won three constituencies and is leading in one seat. Congress has won two seats.

  • May 23, 2019 / 05:21 PM IST

    The BJP candidates have been declared winners on 12 Assembly seats. The party is leading in 11 other constituencies.

  • May 23, 2019 / 04:58 PM IST

    Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein won the Chowkham seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Khunang Kri by 7,291 votes.

  • May 23, 2019 / 04:26 PM IST

    The final result of 13 Assembly seats has been declared by the Election Commission of India. Out of which 10 have gone to BJP's kitty, two to Janata Dal (United) and one independent candidate has secured the win.

  • May 23, 2019 / 03:50 PM IST

    BJP candidate Wanglam Sawin wins Khonsa East Assembly constituency by defeating Danhang Phuksa of National People's Party with a margin of 3,381 votes.

  • May 23, 2019 / 03:49 PM IST
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