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2019 Indie general election

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543 of the 545 seats in the Lok Sabha[b]
272 seats needit for a majority
Opeenion polls
Turnoot67.40% (Increase0.96pp)
Leader Narendra Modi Rahul Gandhi
Pairty Bharatiya Janata Party Indian National Congress
Popular vote 229,076,879 119,495,214
Percentage 37.36% 19.49%
Alliance NDA UPA
Alliance seats 353 91

Seat results by constituency. As this is a FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead by the result in each constituency.

Prime Meenister afore election

Narendra Modi

Prime Meenister

Narendra Modi

The 2019 Indian general election wis haudit in seiven phase atween 11t Aprile an 19t Mey 2019 fur tae constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The votes wis coontit an eftercast wis declaret on 23t Mey.[1][2][3][4] Aboot 900 million fowk wis eligible tae vote an turnoot wis ower 67 per cent – the heichest eiver as weel as the heichest participàtion by weemen voters.[5][6][note 1]

The Bharatiya Janata Pairty won 303 sates, faurer eikin its sufficient feck o sates[8] and the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance won 353 seats.[9] The Indian Naitional Congress pairty won 52 seats, and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance won 91. Other parties and their alliances won 98 seats.[10] Indian Naitional Congress again failed to secure the requisite 10% of the seats (54 seats) in the Lok Sabha and hence Indie remains without an official opposition pairty.[11][12]

Legislative assembly elections in the states o Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim were held simultaneously with the general election,[13][14] as weel as by-elections tae twanty twa sates o the Tamil Nadu Legislative Forgaitherin.[15]

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  1. In 9 states an union territories o Indie – lik Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala and Uttarakhand – mair weemen nor men turnt oot tae wale in 2019.[7]
  1. "EC may announce Lok Sabha election schedule in March first week: Sources – Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. Staff, Scroll. "2019 General Elections: Voting to be held in 7 phases from April 11 to May 19, counting on May 23". Scroll.in (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 Mairch 2019.
  3. "Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates Schedule LIVE, Assembly Elections Dates For Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, 2019 Election Date Time for Polling, Counting and Results". timesnownews.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 Mairch 2019.
  4. "Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and polling will be held over seven phases through May 19, followed by counting of votes on May 23. Lok Sabha Election 2019 : Key Dates, Live News Updates, Election Calendar". english.manoramaonline.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 13 Mairch 2019.
  5. At 67.1%, 2019 turnout's a record: Election Commission, The Times of India (20 May 2019)
  6. Polls Are Closed in India's Election: What Happens Next?, The New York Times, Douglas Schorzman and Kai Schultz (19 May 2019)
  7. Women turn out in greater numbers than in previous elections, The Economic Times, Aanchal Bansal (20 May 2019)
  8. "India Election Results: Modi and the B.J.P. Make History". NYT. Retrieved 23 Mey 2019.
  9. "Modi thanks India for 'historic mandate'" (in Inglis). 23 Mey 2019. Retrieved 29 Mey 2019.
  10. "Lok Sabha Election 2019 - Party Alliance Details, General Elections". India Today. Archived frae the original on 26 Mey 2019. Retrieved 27 Mey 2019.
  11. "Narendra Modi government will not have Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha again". Prabhash K Dutta. India Today. 24 Mey 2019. Retrieved 28 Mey 2019.
  12. "Congress Fails To Get Leader Of Opposition Post In Lok Sabha, Again". Puneet Nicholas Yadav. Outlook. 24 Mey 2019. Retrieved 28 Mey 2019.
  13. "Assembly polls in 4 states with Lok Sabha elections but not in J&K- Malayala Manorama". english.manoramaonline.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 11 Mairch 2019.
  14. "Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress MP favours more seats for RJD in Bihar" (in Inglis). 4 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  15. https://www.news18.com/news/politics/aiadmk-proves-it-mettle-in-tamil-nadu-maintains-hold-on-govt-after-winning-9-bypoll-seats-2157319.html

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