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Lok Sabha election results 2019: Top 10 high-profile victory margins

Updated : May 23, 2019 11:59 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata Party towards a super-sized victory for a second term in office, as his message of nationalism, security, Hindu pride and a New India was wholeheartedly embraced by voters across large swathes of the country.

With the elections establishing the 68-year-old Modi as the most popular leader in decades, the partial vote count released by the Election Commission showed that BJP will not only surpass its 2014 performance but also cross 300 seats on its own.

Modi easily won his seat in Varanasi with a margin of over 4.3 lakh votes while party president Amit Shah took Gandhinagar in their home state of Gujarat by over 5.5 lakh votes.

Here are the top 10 high-profile candidates who won with a victory margin of over 1 lakh votes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins from Varanasi seat defeating his nearest rival SP's Shalini Yadav by a margin of 4,79,505 votes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins from Varanasi seat defeating his nearest rival SP's Shalini Yadav by a margin of 4,79,505 votes.
BJP president Amit Shah wins from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat by a margin of over 5 lakh votes defeating Congress candidate CJ Chavda.
BJP president Amit Shah wins from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat by a margin of over 5 lakh votes defeating Congress candidate CJ Chavda.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi wins from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in Kerala by a margin of 8 lakh votes defeating Left Democratic Front's (LDF) PP Suneer.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi wins from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in Kerala by a margin of 8 lakh votes defeating Left Democratic Front's (LDF) PP Suneer.
UPA chairperson and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi wins from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency by a margin of 1,67,178 votes defeating BJP's Dinesh Pratap Singh.
UPA chairperson and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi wins from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency by a margin of 1,67,178 votes defeating BJP's Dinesh Pratap Singh.
Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari wins from Nagpur Lok Sabha seat by a margin of over 2 lakh votes defeating Congress candidate Nana Patole.
Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari wins from Nagpur Lok Sabha seat by a margin of over 2 lakh votes defeating Congress candidate Nana Patole.
BJP's General V K Singh wins from Ghaziabad seat defeating his nearest rival Samajwadi Party’s Suresh Bansal by a margin of over 8 lakh votes.
BJP's General V K Singh wins from Ghaziabad seat defeating his nearest rival Samajwadi Party’s Suresh Bansal by a margin of over 8 lakh votes.
2008 Malegaon blast case accused and BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur wins from Bhopal seat defeating Congress stalwart Digvijay Singh by 3 lakh votes.
2008 Malegaon blast case accused and BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur wins from Bhopal seat defeating Congress stalwart Digvijay Singh by 3 lakh votes.
BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi wins from New Delhi Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 2.5 lakh defeating Congress' Ajay Maken and AAP's Brijesh Goyal.
BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi wins from New Delhi Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 2.5 lakh defeating Congress' Ajay Maken and AAP's Brijesh Goyal.
BJP's Giriraj Singh wins Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar by a margin of 3.94 lakh votes defeating CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar.
BJP's Giriraj Singh wins Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar by a margin of 3.94 lakh votes defeating CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh retains Lucknow seat, defeats nearest rival Samajwadi Party's Poonam Sinha by over 3.4 lakh votes.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh retains Lucknow seat, defeats nearest rival Samajwadi Party's Poonam Sinha by over 3.4 lakh votes.
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