New Delhi, May 16 ANI | 6 months ago

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch Lal Krishna Advani on Friday congratulated Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his impressive win in Vadodara.

Modi, has reportedly won from Vadodara in Gujarat by a record four lakh votes over his nearest rival from the Congress, Madhusudan Mistry.

Latest results aired on television channels show the opposition National Democratic Alliance leading in 332 seats (+ 191), UPA leading in 48 seats (-171) and others leading in 142 (-28) The leads are available for 538 out of the 543 seats that are up for grabs

Counting of votes to elect representatives to the 16th Lok Sabha and four State Assemblies -- Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim -- began at 8 a.m. this morning amid tight security.

The exit polls have projected that the BJP and its allies would touch the half-way mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha. Most polls show the incumbent UPA regime getting between 101 and 148 seats.

(Posted on 16-05-2014)

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