Jharkhand, which has been battling Maoist violence, registered an overall 66 per cent turnout for the 81 assembly seats. The State, which was carved out of Bihar in 2000, bettered the previous mark of 54.2 per cent in the 2004 assembly polls. Read
7.55 am: Exit polls project a majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand and a hung verdict in Jammu and Kashmir with the People’s Democratic Party emerging as the single largest in that State as elections to the two Assemblies concluded on Saturday.
The five-phase election in the two States which stretched for nearly a month saw 66 per cent voting with authorities making massive security arrangements to prevent any attempts by militants or Maoists to disrupt the polls.
8.15 am: BJP leads by two seats in J& K and Jharkhand
8.17 am: J and K: PDP 1, Congress 1, BJP 2
Comment From kenneth chakma
what is the current status of polling in jand k?
Jharkhand: Congress- 1; BJP – 3
Congress and BJP two seats each in Jammu and Kashmir
In Jammu and Kashmir, where polling was held for 87 seats, the turnout was the highest after 1987 despite boycott calls by separatists and militants.
Comment From Himanshu
Early trends are quite interesting
Most of the observers will keenly watch the result of Handwara Assembly constituency in north Kashmir Kupwara district where separatist-turned mainstream politician Sajjad Gani Lone is trying his luck.
The PDP, which is contesting its third Assembly election in the State, has emerged as a major alternative to the NC, though experts predict that it will fall short of the numbers to form a government by itself. Read
Comment From abhishek kumar
it seems like bjp about to gain majority seats in jharkhand.
J & K: BJP – 4; Congress -2; NC- 1
Jharkhand: BJP – 5; JMM- 2; Congress – 2, Others 1
J & K: BJP leading in 6 seats now
The election outcome will also judge BJP’s assessment of its chances of making inroads into the only Muslim-majority State of the country: Jammu and Kashmir. The party did not name a chief ministerial candidate. BJP had 11 MLAs and any increase in the tally this year will be claimed as a Modi victory.
Jhakrkhand: BJP – 6; JMM – 2
Comment From Guest
the lead position is from the valley?
Comment From Guest
whats happening in Kashmir ?
In Kashmir the trends as of now goes like this: BJP- 7, Congress – 5, NC- 3, PDP 1
Comment From M. SHAM KUMAR
who wILL for m govt iN J K
In Jharkhand the BJP leads by 8, JMM 4, Congress 2 and JVM in one seat.
J&K: Omar Abdullah is leading in both the constituencies.
Jharkhand BJP chief says the State wanted a stable government.
Slight change in the J&K trends: BJP- 7, Congress – 6, NC-5, PDP – 3
The BJP leads in 11 seats in Jharkhand, followed by JMM 4, JMM in 2 and the Congress in 2 seats.
J&K trends: BJP leads in 8 seats Congress and NC leading in 6 seats each, and the PDP leads in 5 seats.
Jharkhand lead trends: BJP – 14, JMM 6, JVM 3 and the Congress 2.9:03
The BJP says it is confident of achieving Mission 44 Plus in Jammu and Kashmir.
Comment From DILLIBABU
we expect J&K will form the good governance
Comment From roshan
looks lika a close contest
Comment From Bipin
Whatever the results are, we must appreciate the J&K residents for the huge turnout deterring the weather and the threats.
Surprise. The BJP is still leading in 10 seats in J&K, followed by PDP in 8, NC and the Congress in 6 seats.
Comment From Atul Dubey
hatts off J&k
Trends show big leads for the BJP in Jharkhand. Out of the 41 seats, the party leads in 23 seats.
Comment From imtiyaz khanday
who will form govt in jk