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Lok Sabha Election 2024 Results LIVE: BJP Leads in 5 Delhi Seats, INDIA Bloc Ahead in 2

New Delhi — In the early trends of the Lok Sabha Election 2024 results, the BJP is leading in five of the seven seats in Delhi, a significant drop from their clean sweep in 2014 and 2019. The opposition INDIA bloc is leading in two seats.

Key Highlights:

  • Bansuri Swaraj’s Debut: Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of the late BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, is making her electoral debut but is currently trailing AAP’s Somnath Bharti in the New Delhi constituency as of 9:37 AM.
  • AAP-Congress Alliance: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which governs Delhi, is contesting the election in a 4:3 seat-sharing arrangement with the Congress as part of the INDIA bloc, aiming to challenge the BJP’s dominance.
  • Leading Candidates: Sahi Ram from AAP is leading in the South Delhi constituency. Kanhaiya Kumar, who previously lost in Begusarai, Bihar, is contesting against BJP’s two-term MP Manoj Tiwari in North East Delhi.

Market Reactions:

  • Exit Poll Impact: Exit polls predicting a significant victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi had caused markets to soar to record highs on Monday, with investors optimistic about continued economic growth.
  • Market Crash: Despite the positive exit poll predictions, markets experienced a sharp decline, crashing over 2,000 points as counting began on Tuesday.

Election Details:

  • Candidate Statistics: A total of 162 candidates participated in the elections held during the sixth phase on May 25, according to official data.

Stay tuned for more updates as the counting progresses and the final results unfold.

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