Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 results will be out today. The voting for the state of Maharashtra was conducted in four phases and the prestige is at stake for the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena and as well as for the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance.
Some of the prominent names from Maharashtra are Nitin Gadkari, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Poonam Mahajan, Ashok Chavan, Suhilkumar Shinde, Supriya Sule, Anant Geete, Urmila Matondkar, Sanjay Nirupam, Poonam Mahajan and Priya Dutt.
Maharashtra Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates:
Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections TRENDS AVAILABLE AS OF 4.30 PM: 48/48
Shiv Sena: 18
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis reaches Matoshree to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Speaking to ANI, Congress candidate from Mumbai North parliamentary constituency Urmila Matondkar said, “I congratulate Gopal Shetty. We have noticed discrepancies in EVMs, we have prepared a report on it that we will submit to Election Commission at the end of the day.”
Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections TRENDS AVAILABLE AS OF 4.30 PM: 48/48
Shiv Sena- 19
NDA leading on 41 Lok Sabha seats in the state
Congress’s Ashok Chavan loses to Pratap Chikhlikar of BJP by more than 50,000 votes from Nanded Lok Sabha constituency. Shiv Sena’s MLA Pratap Chikhlikar recently switched over to the BJP at the last minute to take on the former CM from Nanded seat.
Pritam Gopinathrao Munde of the BJP leading in Beed Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra.
BJP is now leading on 23 seats, while Shiv Sena on 18 and the NDA continue to dominate the state. In the meantime, NCP is leading on 4. Others are leading on 1 seat.
AIMIM candidate Imtiyaz Jaleel is leading from Aurangabad Lok Sabha seat by over 35,000 votes, reports ANI.
Maharashtra: All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Imtiyaz Jaleel leading from Aurangabad by over 35,000 votes (file pic) pic.twitter.com/aQuINka2aG— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
Union Minister and BJP candidate Subhash Bhamre is leading in Dhule seat. He has secured 3.80 lakh votes. His rival Kunalbaba Rohidas Patil of the Congress meanwhile has won 2.66 lakh votes so far.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in leading in the Nagpur seat by 58,842 votes. In the meantime, he tweeted, "BJP has made history under the successful leadership of Amit Shah."
ये भारत की जीत है। प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी और भाजपा अध्यक्ष श्री @AmitShah जी के सफल नेतृत्व में भाजपा ने इतिहास रच दिया है। देश की जनता को और सभी कार्यकर्ताओं को बधाई। @BJP4India #VijayiBharat— Chowkidar Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) May 23, 2019
BJP and its ally Shiv Sena are leading in all the six parliamentary seats in Mumbai.
Urmila Matondkar trailing from Mumbai North constituency, BJP's Gopal Shetty leading.
According to the latest trends, BJP is now leading on 23 seats, while Shiv Sena on 19. In the meantime, Congress is leading on 1, while NCP on 3. Others are leading on 2 seats.
NCP leader Supriya Sule is leading by 94,000 votes in Baramati.
Celebrations begin outside at BJP office in Mumbai, reports ANI.
Union minister and BJP candidate Hansraj Gangaram Ahir is trailing by 1,800 votes in Chandrapur seat.
Sena's Mumbai North West candidate, Gajanan Kirtikar is leading against Congress' Sanjay Nirupam by 53,323 votes. In 2014, Kirtikar had won the seat by a margin of 1,83,028 votes.
BJP's Mumbai South candidate Arvind Sawant is leading against Congress' Milind Deora by 47,259 votes. Sawant had won the Mumbai South seat in 2014 by a margin of 1,28,564 votes.
AIMIM candidate Imtiaz Jaleel Syed leading from Aurangabad parliamentary constituency.
Congress candidate from Mumbai South parliamentary constituency Milind Deora trailing.
Former Home Minister and Congress leader Sushil Kumar Shinde trailing from Solapur, while NCP's Supriya Sule leading from Baramati.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar's nephew Parth Ajit Pawar is trailing by more than 1.35 lakh votes in Maval Lok Sabaha seat. He is trailing behind Shiv Sena's Shiran Appa Chandu Barne.
Sanjay Nirupam is trailing from Mumbai North Central by 42,000 votes.
Actor-turned-politician and Congress candidate from Mumbai North Urmila Matondkar is trailing by over 90,000 votes. She is pitted against BJP's Gopal Shetty
BJP is now leading on 24 seats, while Shiv Sena on 20 and the NDA is all set to sweep the state. In the meantime, NCP is leading on 3. Others are leading on 1 seat.
BJP-Sena takes massive lead of 41 seats in early trends
BJP is now leading on 22 seats, while Shiv Sena on 19. In the meantime, Congress is leading on 1, while NCP on 5. Others are leading on 1 seat.
BJP is leading on 22 seats, while Shiv Sena on 18. In the meantime, Congress is leading on 2, while NCP on 4. Others are leading on 2 seats.
In Shirur, NCP candidate Amol Kolhe is leading by 2,890 votes over Shiv Sena's sitting MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil.
BJP candidate Sujay Radhakrishna Vikhepatil is leading by over 20,000 votes in Ahmadnagar in Maharashtra.
BJP candidate Poonam Mahajan leading from Mumbai North Central parliamentary seat.
Congress candidates Sanjay Nirupam trailing and Priya Dutt trailing.
Congress candidate Sushilkumar Shinde trailing from Solapur constituency.
Parth Pawar, the grand-nephew of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, is leading from Maval Lok Sabha seat of Maharashtra. Parth, son of former state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, is leading by 1,173 votes over Shiv Sena's sitting MP Shrirang Barne.
NCP leader Sameer Bhujbal is leading from Nashik parliamentary seat.
Congress leader Ashok Chavan leading from Nanded parliamentary constituency
BJP is leading on 22 seats, while Shiv Sena on 12. In the meantime, Congress is leading on 9, while NCP on 5.
NCP candidate Supriya Sule leading from Baramati parliamentary seat.
BJP and Shiv Sena leading in 25 seats. Meanwhile, Congress is leading in 5 seats.
Counting agents in Nagpur parliamentary constituency raised objections about the postal ballots counting. They created ruckus and demanded to stop counting.
Shiv Sena is leading from Thane. Shiv Sena leader Rajan Vichare has been pitted against NCP leader Anand Paranjape and BSP's Rajeshchanna Baijnath Jaiswar.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari leading from Nagpur parliamentary constituency.
Shiv Sena leading on four seats in Maharashtra.
Strict security arrangements have been put in place in other parts of Maharashtra for the counting day, a police official said. As many as 1,500 police officers and personnel are guarding the counting centers in Mumbai along with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Reserve Police Force, Quick Response Teams (QRT) and Riot Control Police
BJP takes massive lead in Maharashtra with 7 seats, while Congress is lagging behind with only 1 seat.
In first round, the polling officers will count around 16 lakh postal ballots.
The counting of votes for 48 seats begin.
Mumbai city collector Shivaji Jondhale said, "EVMs are completely safe and there is no need to worry about. Several layers of security tiers are made to protect the EVMs."
The Election Commission (EC) will display poll results on digital boards in various parts of the state.
7:00 am: Preparations for counting of votes are underway
6:50 am: In 2014 Lok Sabha Polls, the BJP won 23 seats in the state while its alliance partner, the Shiv Sena, got 18. The Congress's tally went down from 17 (in 2009) to just two seats.
6:40 am: The voting percentage in Maharashtra was recorded to be around 59 per cent in all four phases in the Lok Sabha Election 2019.
6:30 am: There are 48 seats in the state with prime parties being BJP, Shiv Sena, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party.
6:15 am: Counting of votes to begin at 8 am.