Union Home Minister & BJP President Amit Shah addresses gathering in Delhi after polls results in Haryana and Maharashtra. He said, "In Maharashtra, BJP-Shiv Sena is going to form the govt once again with majority. In Haryana have seen a 3% increase in our vote share since the last time and we have emerged as the largest party there, I thank the people for this."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked the people of Haryana for blessing them in the Assembly Elections 2019. "I thank the people of Haryana for blessing us. We will continue to work with the same zeal and dedication for the state’s progress. I laud the efforts of hardworking BJP Karyakartas who toiled extensively and went among the people to elaborate on our development agenda", PM Modi tweeted.In Haryana, the ruling BJP is six seats short of the majority mark to form a government. Reports inform that incumbent Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has staked claim to form the government. 

According to official trends by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won in 16 constituencies and is currently leading in 22 constituencies in Haryana. Meanwhile, the Congress has won in 13 constituencies and is leading in 20 seats. Here are the Party-wise Trends at 5 pm:

Haryana
Result Status

Status Known For 90 out of 90 Constituencies

Party

Won

Leading

Total

Bharatiya Janata Party

18

21

39

Haryana Lokhit Party

1

0

1

Independent

4

3

7

Indian National Congress

15

17

32

Indian National Lok Dal

0

1

1

Jannayak Janta Party

9

1

10

Total

47

43

90

  

According to reports, Gopal Kanda, Haryana Lokhit Party leader, who was accused of rape with a flight attendant, has won from the seat of Sirsa by 602 votes. In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, Makhan Lal Singla of INLD won in this seat. In  candidate by a margin of 2938 votes which was 2.04% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INLD had a vote share of 32.3% in 2014 in the seat. In 2009, Kanda had won the seat by defeating the INLD candidate. 

As per initial trends of the results of Haryana Assembly Elections 2019, a fractured mandate is likely to emerge out of the Vidhan Sabha Polls in the state. Read Full Story Here

Several key candidates in Haryana are trailing. These include heavyweight Captain Abhimanyu from Naunaund constituency, Ram Bilas Sharma from Mahendragarh seat. Soon after the trends, Captain Abhimanyu has conceded defeat. Read Full Story Here

Champion wrestler and BJP candidate Babita Phogat lost from the Dadri  Assembly Constituency in Haryana. Phogat lost to Independent candidate Sombir by nearly 20,000 votes. "I thank people who supported me. The kind of respect they gave me, I am thankful for it", the wrestler said. 

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is leading in Karnal assembly seat by 41,950 votes. Congress' Tarlochan Singh is trailing. According to details by Election Commission of India (ECI), Khattar is leading in the Karnal seat by 79308 votes, while his arch rival Tarlochan Singh was trailing with 34440 votes. Read Full Story Here.Here are the trends as of 3.30 pm:

Haryana-Karnal

Result Status

O.S.N.

Candidate

Party

EVM Votes

Postal Votes

Total Votes

% of Votes

1

Tarlochan Singh

Indian National Congress

34440

0

34440

27.68

2

Manohar Lal

Bharatiya Janata Party

79308

0

79308

63.73

3

Satish Balmiki

Bahujan Samaj Party

2579

0

2579

2.07

 

BJP's Haryana chief Subhash Barala says that he has not resigned from his post and that the news of his resignation is a rumour. 

Haryana Assembly Election Results 2019:  Party-wise Trend at 2.30 pm

Haryana
Result Status

Status Known For 90 out of 90 Constituencies

Party

Won

Leading

Total

Bahujan Samaj Party

0

1

1

Bharatiya Janata Party

2

35

37

Haryana Lokhit Party

0

1

1

Independent

1

5

6

Indian National Congress

2

32

34

Indian National Lok Dal

0

1

1

Jannayak Janta Party

4

6

10

Total

9

81

90

  

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Chandigarh, October 24: The counting of votes for the 90-member Haryana Assembly Elections will begin at 8 am on Thursday amid high security. The final results of the Haryana Vidha Sabha Polls 2019 will be clear by the end of the day on Thursday. Polling for all the 90 constituencies  in Haryana was held on October 21 and a total voter turnout of 68.31 per cent was recorded in the Assembly elections 2019. In Haryana, the political battle is between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress this year. The BJP-led Manohar Lal Khattar government is currently in power in Haryana. Stay tuned with LatestLY to get all the live news updates of winning candidates, winning parties during counting of votes for Haryana Assembly Elections 2019.

On Monday, the highest polling was recorded in the Ellenabad constituency at 83.62 percent while the lowest was in Badkhal with 49.18 percent. According to most exit polls, the BJP is expected to retain power in both the states, which are already under the rule of the saffron party. The exit polls also predict that the other parties including the Congress and the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) are expected to be worse that what they secured in 2014.  According to the the India Today-Axis My India exit poll result on Tuesday, the BJP and Congress are locked in a close fight in Haryana and the result could go either way with BJP is likely to win 32-44 seats in Haryana. Exit Polls Results 2019: Modi Wave Turns Tsunami? BJP Set For Historic Mandate in Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Elections, Predict Surveys.

As per government data, nearly 1,169 candidates are in fray for the upcoming polls in the state. This year, the BJP and the Congress are contesting on all 90 seats, the BSP is in fray on 87 seats, and the INLD is contesting on 81 seats. There are some 375 candidates contesting as Independents. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.

The counting in Haryana on Thursday will be held along with the counting of counting of votes in Maharashtra. The term of the 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9 and that of the 90-member Haryana assembly on November 2.

In the last assembly elections held in Haryana in the year 2014, the BJP had won the majority with 47 seats followed by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) with 19. The Congress, which was the then ruling party in the state,  managed to bag just 15 seats. Two seats went to the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC), and one each to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Five Independents were also elected.