Lok Sabha Election Results 2024: These seats with less than a thousand seats can turn the tide in any direction

Ananya Shroff
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New Delhi: Counting of votes cast in Lok Sabha elections 2024 is going on. Initial trends have started coming in some states. Out of 542 Lok Sabha seats, there are 201 seats where the difference between the candidates is less than 1 thousand votes. Out of those 201 seats, there are 107 seats on which NDA is leading. While Bharat Gathbandhan is leading on 83 seats and there are other candidates on 11 seats. Let us tell you that there is a difference of less than 1 thousand votes on all these seats. In such a situation, these seats can take any party closer to victory in this Lok Sabha election. Now it has to be seen which candidate wins on these 201 seats with a difference of less than a thousand votes.

  • SP's Amarnath Maurya is leading by 765 votes in Phulpur seat, he has got 3300 votes, BJP's Praveen Patel is in second place with 2535 votes.
  • Trinamool candidate and party's Lok Sabha leader Sudip Bandopadhyay is leading by 98 votes over his nearest rival Tapas Roy of the BJP in the Kolkata North seat.

Who is leading in how many seats?

According to the Election Commission data, till 9:45 am, BJP was leading on 187 seats alone while it has won unopposed in Surat. Congress is leading on 70 seats on its own. Union Minister Smriti Irani is trailing in Amethi and former Union Minister Maneka Gandhi is trailing in Sultanpur. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is leading by a small margin in Nagpur. After BJP candidate Mukesh Dalal was elected unopposed in Surat, counting of votes for 542 Lok Sabha seats is underway.

TMC dominates West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress has pulled ahead of its rivals after the initial round of counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal and is leading in 22 seats while the BJP is ahead in five and the Congress in two. According to information available on the Election Commission website, Trinamool Congress candidate and sitting MP Abhishek Banerjee is leading in the Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency by a margin of 32,507 votes over his nearest rival Abhijit Das of the BJP.


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