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Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: NDA on course to form govt in UT

Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: NDA on course to form govt in UT

Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: NDA on course to form govt in UT
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Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: The Bharatiya Janata Partywill be part of the government in Puducherry for the first time ever after having annexed six seats to grab power as part of the NDA in the April 6 assembly polls.The saffron party won six of the nine seats it contested while its ally AINRC led by former chief minister N Rangasamy bagged 10 as the NDA emerged victorious in 16 segments in the 30-member territorial Assembly. Sixteen is the number required for a simple majority in the Puducherry Assembly. The BJP last had representation in the assembly in the 1990s.Here are the main highlights from the Puducherry Election Results 2021:

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May 2, 2021 11:57 PM

NDA on course to form govt in Puducherry

The AINRC-led NDA looked all set to capture power in Puducherry by winning 13 assembly seats and leading in two when the results for 22 out of the total 30 segments were declared on Sunday. The Congressled front emerged victorious in five constituencies and the independents in four as the counting for votes polled in the April 6 elections, was still underway.

May 2, 2021 10:06 PM

Few opted for NOTA option in five assembly polls

The 'none of the above' or 'NOTA' option had very few takers in the five assembly polls, counting of which was held on Sunday. According to data available on the Election Commission website, 1.30 percent or 9,006 of the total people who voted used the option in union territory of Puducherry.

May 2, 2021 9:56 PM

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Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: NDA on course to form govt in UT
May 2, 2021 9:17 PM

NDA wins 12 assembly seats, set to form govt in Puducherry

The NR Congress on Sunday won eight seats in Puducherry and its ally BJP secured four while the Congress-led Secular Democratic Alliance (SDA) emerged victorious in three constituencies as the counting continued for the votes polled in the April 6 elections. As the results for 14 out of 30 assembly seats were declared, the AINRC bagged eight, BJP three, DMK one and Congress two, the Election Commission said.

A Namassivayam of BJP emerged victorious from Mannadipet constituency after defeating his DMK rival A Krishnan. Namassivayam, who shifted his allegiance to the saffron party in January this year after quitting the Congress, contested the April 6 poll from Mannadipet seat as BJP nominee.

May 2, 2021 6:45 PM

NDA has won 10 seats as the AINRC has bagged 7 and BJP – 3, the UPA has won 2

The NDA has won 10 seats as the AINRC has bagged 7 and BJP – 3, the UPA has won 2 seats (Congress – 1, DMK – 1) and independent 1.

May 2, 2021 6:33 PM

Puducherry election results 2021 LIVE: Here's the latest tally

Official trends for 14 out of 30 seats in the Union Territory of Puducherry show tat AINRC is leading on six seats, while BJP is leading in three.

The NDA is leading in 10 seats and UPA on 4:

AINRC leading on 5 seats, BJP 3, Congress 2, DMK 1, Independent 1

NDA is leading in 12 seats and is likely to win with a majority

May 2, 2021 5:56 PM

AINRC’s Chandira Priyanga defeats A Marimuthu in Nedungadu

All India NR Congress candidate Chandira Priyanga has won the Nedungadu seat defeating Congress candidate A Marimuthu by 2,214 votes. Meanwhile, BJP's Richards Johnkumar won the Nellithope Vidhan Sabha seat by 496 votes. He defeated DMK candidate V Cartigueyane. In Karaikal North seat, AINRC’s PRN Thirumurugan defeated Congress’ AV Subramanian by just 135 votes in Karaikal North Vidhan Sabha. The Puducherry Assembly elections were held in a singe phase on April 6. The NDA alliance has got 45.51 percent vote share, while SDA has received 37.94 percent votes as counting continues, according to Election Commission data.

May 2, 2021 4:52 PM
Puducherry Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: NDA on course to form govt in UT
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Puducherry Assembly Polls LIVE Updates: AINRC candidate S Ramesh wins from Kadirgaman

AINRC candidate S Ramesh has won from Kadirgaman constituency by over 12,000 votes. Congress' M Vaithianathan continues to lead in Lawspetand has overtaken BJP candidate V Saminathan. The former is leading by over 4,000 votes. AINRC candidate Chandira Priyanga has retained the Nedungadu (SC) seat defeating Congress' A Marimuthu by 2,214 votes. Puducherry PCC chief AV Subramanian has lost in Karaikal North to rival and sitting AINRC legislator PRN Thirumurugan by a narrow margin of 135 votes.

Results for 7 Puducherry seats out:

AINRC wins 4

BJP wins 2

DMK wins 1

May 2, 2021 4:17 PM

Congress' M Vaithianathan continues to lead in Lawspetand has overtaken BJP candidate V Saminathan. The former is leading by over 4,000 votes.

May 2, 2021 4:08 PM
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May 2, 2021 3:10 PM

BJP wins Kamaraj Nagar, Congress wins Mahe; Rangasamy continues to trail in Yanam

The BJP has won the Kamaraj Nagar constituency by over 7000 votes. Former Congress legislator A John Kumar, who joined the BJP ahead of the elections has won over his former party colleague MOHF Shahjahan. Meanwhile, AINRC chief ministerial candidate N Rangasamy continues to trail in Yanam and Congress-backed independent candidate Gollapalli Srinivas Ashok has regained a lead. Yanam, a Congress bastion, was led by former health minister Malladi Krishna Rao, but he went on to quit the party and backed Rangasamy. Ashok, who was also with the quit and contested as an independent candidate after the AINRC forged an alliance with the BJP. The Congress decided not to field a candidate in Yanam and lent support to Ashok.

May 2, 2021 3:08 PM

NDA continues to lead in 8 seats; AINRC wins 2

The NDA continues to lead in 8 seats as counting for Puducherry assembly elections continues. It's rival UPA alliance is trailing in 3 seats The AINRC has won two seats, while the BJP is leading in two. As per EC data, the AINRC has won two seats while its NDA ally BJP has won one seat. Both parties are leading in three and two seats, respectively. The DMK has won one seat, while the Congress is leading from two seats.

Puducherry Assembly Election trends (29/30)

UPA - 12

NDA - 16

AMMK+ - 0

MNM - 0

Others - 1

May 2, 2021 2:57 PM

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