Politics Lok Sabha election results 2019: Modi wins Varanasi; BJP-Apna Dal bag 4 seats, leading in 59 Updated : May 23, 2019 09:16 PM IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi won from Varanasi by defeating his nearest rival SP's Shalini Yadav by a huge margin of 4,79,505 votes. In neighbouring Rae Bareli constituency, Rahul's mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi led over her nearest rival by over 1.67 lakh votes to give the grand old party a saving grace. Union minister Smriti Irani was poised to wrest Amethi from Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.