2014 poll results: NDA crosses 270 mark, Congress slumps further in leads
New Delhi – The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) appears to be heading for landslide win in the 2014 general elections, having acquired a lead in 298 to 321 seats, while the Congress is gradually slipping towards its worst ever poll defeat, having a lead in 66 to 74 seats.
Of the 542 seats for which leads are available, the BJP is ahead in 271 to 320 seats (+ 182), while the Congress is leading in 51 to 67 seats (-155 to -167).
Meanwhile, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was leading by 7299 votes against his nearest rival Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party in Varanasi.
Modi has won the Vadodara seat in Gujarat, while Congress President Sonia Gandhi was leading with over 3000 votes in Rae Bareli.
Among the political parties, TMC was ahead in 14 seats followed by AIADMK and Shiv Sena were leading in nine seats each.
Samajwadi Party was leading in eight seats, TRS in six seats, TDP in four seats. The newcomer Aam Aadmi Party was leading in four seats.
Among other parties, YSR Congress was leading in five seats, BSP in four seats, SAD in three seats and BJD in one seat.
In Uttar Pradesh, BJP was leading in 36 out of 57 seats, trends for which were available. SP was ahead in 11 seats, BSP three, Congress one, Apna Dal one.
BJP was also leading in 19 seats out of 22 seats, for which trends were available in Rajasthan. Congress was ahead in two seats.
BJP was leading in 11 seats and its ally Shiv Sena in 9 seats in Maharashtra as per the trends available for 24 seats. NCP was leading in two and Congress in one seat.
In Madhya Pradesh, BJP was leading in 22 seats and Congress in two seats out of 24.
BJP was also ahead in five seats in Chhattisgarh and Congress in one.
In Tamil Nadu, AIADMK was leading in all the 11 seats, for which trends were available.
BJP was also leading in 17 seats in Karnataka, Congress in seven and JD(S) two out of 26 seats.
BJP was making impressive gains in Assam as it was leading in eight seats while Congress was ahead only in two out of 13 seats for which trends were available. (ANI with inputs)