Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Updates: BJP consolidates lead in UP, setback for SP-BSP
Updated: May 23, 2019 18:45 pm
The BJP has established comfortable lead on 58 seats in Uttar Pradesh while the SP-BSP-RLD alliance is leading only on 21 seats. The Congress continues to lead only on the Rae Bareli seat where UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is a candidate. In Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading by over 2.5 lakh votes. His nearest rival is SP`s Shalini Yadav as Congress` Ajay Rai is a very distant third. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was way ahead of SP candidate Poonam Sinha in Lucknow.