Governor Ganeshi Lal congratulates Naveen Patnaik
CM Patnaik congratulates PM Modi, BJP on Lok Sabha polls win
PM Modi congratulates Naveen Patnaik
BJD candidates leading in 9 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha
BJD gains early lead in six assembly seats; BJP and Congress lead in two seats each
Counting being held at 63 different centres across the state
For BJD, alarm bells started ringing after 2017 Panchayat polls
Many firsts for Naveen Patnaik this election season
Naveen Patnaik seeking 5th term as CM
Odisha Assembly election result today
Naveen Patnaik: I would like to express deep gratitude to people of our state who showered their blessings on BJD. I would also like to thank leaders and workers of the party who worked hard. I want to thank particularly women of Odisha who came out in large numbers to vote for us.
PM Modi is addressing BJP workers at the party headquarters in Delhi. This is his first speech after the election victory.
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“BJP’s impressive show in Odisha and West Bengal is a wake-up call for the respective chief ministers. Its next pit stop is the state Assembly,” Rajeev Sharma writes for Moneycontrol.
Hon'ble Governor congratulated Shri @Naveen_Odisha on the remarkable success of Biju Janata Dal under his stewardship and expressed hope #Odisha would scale new heights in inclusive & progressive development with him. #LokSabhaElections2019#OdishaElections2019— Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) May 23, 2019
While Patnaik's BJD has managed to secure another term in the state, BJP is celebrating the national mandate. BJP workers have gathered at the party headquarters in Delhi. Party President Amit Shah is expected to address the cadre. PM Modi is also expected to address the crowd.
Thank you PM @narendramodi ji for your wishes on @bjd_odisha’s spectacular performance in #OdishaElections2019. Congratulate #NDA and @BJP4India for the huge victory in #LokSabhaElections2019. Look forward to working together for the people of #Odisha.— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) May 23, 2019
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates were leading in 12 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha while the BJP was ahead in nine constituencies as per initial trends, officials said on May 23.
In Aska Lok Sabha seat BJD candidate Pramila Bisoi is leading against her nearest BJP rival Anita Subahdarshini by 17,404 votes.
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Under Naveen's leadership, the BJD stormed to power in the 2000 Odisha Assembly polls. He assumed the chief minister's position - something he continues to hold uninterrupted till date
In 2009, when the BJP and BJD fought separately for the first time after Naveen Patnaik had called off their decade-long alliance, the BJP had managed to win only six Assembly seats and zero Lok Sabha seats.
BJD had won 14 Lok Sabha seats and 103 Assembly seats while the Congress had managed to win 27 Assembly seats and six Parliamentary seats.
In 2014, the BJD had won 117 assembly seats and 20 Lok Sabha seats, while the BJP had won 10 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat. Congress had won 16 Assembly seats and had drawn a blank in Parliamentary constituencies.
Exit polls released on May 19 after the seventh and final phase of the general elections concluded had shown significant gains for the BJP in the state. While the exit polls predicted a fifth term for Patnaik, they had also suggested an increase in BJP's Assembly seats to around 20-40 this time.
Update: While the BJD seems to have gained a significant lead in Odisha Assembly constituencies, a close fight for the Lok Sabha seats continues between the BJD and the BJP, with the former having a lead in 12 Parliamentary constituencies and the BJP leading in nine. In 2014, BJD had won 20 Lok Sabha seats while the BJP had managed to win only one.
BJD candidates leading in 9 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha
The ruling Biju Janata Dal(BJD) was leading in nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha as per initials trends. In Aska Lok Sabha seat BJD seat Pramila Bisoyi is leading against her nearest BJP rival Anita Subhadarshini by 852 votes.
Prasanna Acharya of the BJD is leading by 358 votes against his nearest BJP rival Suresh Pujari in the Bargarh Lok Sabha constituency.
In Balangir Lok Sabha seat Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo of the BJP is leading against her nearest rival Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo of the BJD by 727 votes.
BJD candidate Mahesh Sahoo is leading against his nearest BJP rival Rudra Narayan Pany by 1,349 votes in the Dhenkanal seat.
Sarmistha Sethi of BJD is leading against her nearest BJP rival Amiya Kanta Mallick by 513 votes in the Jajpur seat.
In the Kalahandi Lok Sabha seat, Basanta Kumar Panda of BJP is leading against his nearest BJD rival Puspendra Singh Deo by 195 votes.
Achyutananda Samanta of the BJD is leading against his nearest BJP rival Kharabela Swain of BJP by 756 votes in the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat.
In Keonjhar seat BJD candidate Chandrani Murmu is leading against her nearest BJP rival Ananta Nayak by 329 votes.
Kausalaya Hikaka of the BJD is leading against his Congress rival Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka by 226 votes in Koraput Lok Sabha seat.
In Nabarangpur seat, Ramesh Chandra Majhi of BJD is leading against his nearest BJP rival Balabhadra Majhi by 114 votes.
Nalini Kanta Pradhan of BJD is leading against his nearest BJP rival Nitesh Ganga Deb by 677 votes in the Sambalpur seat. (PTI)
BJD leads in 72 seats, BJP in 20
Trends indicate BJD steadily heading towards the halfway mark of 73 in Odisha assembly (146 of the 147 assembly seats went to polls, with the Patkura assembly constituency polls being postponed by the EC in view of the cyclone Fani). BJD is currently leading in 72 seats with the BJP leading in 20 seats while Congress is a distant third, gaining advantage in 11 assembly constituencies.
BJD gains lead in 31 seats, BJP leads in eight
BJD has gained lead in 31 assembly constituencies while the BJP has an advantage in eight seats, trends indicate. Meanwhile, the BJD has gained a lead in five Lok Sabha seats while the BJP has lead in three of the 21 Parliamentary seats in the state.
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