The two leaders warned party officials of disciplinary action if they speak to the media or post in their social media account their views as the party views
Koturi Manavatha Roy from Hyderabad told IANS: "We have started a relay hunger strike to demand our President to take back his offer to step down from the post and lead the party in these difficult times."
Chakraborty and Jahan were, a few days back, trolled on social media for coming to Parliament dressed in "western clothes". Conversely, cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir did not have to face any such scrutiny when he got clicked in casual attire -- a t-shirt and pair of jeans.
The big difference in the vote shares of the two parties, which were locked in straight contests in all the seats, shows the overwhelming support for the BJP. BJP national secretary Tirath Singh Rawat, who won with a huge margin of 3,02,669 votes from Pauri, got the highest vote share of 68.25 percent among individual party candidates.
After Super-sized victory on more than 300 seats by NDA, Prime Minister Modi, on Thursday addressed party workers at BJP headquarters. Several Ministers congratulated PM Modi for his strong comeback.
Barring some workers who were celebrating party's Kolkata South candidate Mala Roy's huge about 1.5 lakh vote lead, the mood was sombre as many senior leaders gave the miss to their usual celebratory gathering at 30B Harish Chatterjee Street.
The BJP was leading in 18 of the 42 seats in West Bengal, and 9 out of 21 parliamentary constituencies in Odisha.
After BJP's historic win with a complete majority for the second time in 35 years, Twitterati have erupted with hilarious yet witty Game of Thrones references to sum up Lok Sabha Election Results 2019.
Modi said the word 'Chowkidar' goes from his Twitter name, "but it remains an integral part of me. Urging you all to do the same too!"
Salman Khan, South superstar Rajinikanth , TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor and others congratulated PM Narendra Modi on their historic win in Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, staring at the face of defeat in his family bastion Amethi and in India, has humbly accepted defeat. In a televised press conference on Thursday evening, he said he did not want to discuss the possible reasons of the defeat because "the people of India have already decided".
As BJP is leading across the country in the Lok Sabha elections, Ram Madhav credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for party's performance in the polls.
Early trends had shown Congress to lead in South Goa and North Goa constituency. Late Goa CM Manohar Parikar, had first won the constituency in 1994 and retained it till 2004
The crucial elections results will be announced today after a vigorous seven-phase election. The TMC had a majority in 2014 elections with 34 seats out of 42.
The 22 Opposition parties had demanded for first matching the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with the EVM tally before beginning the counting exercise on May 23 for Lok Sabha polls.
Rahul Gandhi's tweet roughly translates to: "The next 24 hours are very important. Be alert. And do not be scared. Do not be disheartened by "rumours" and "fake" exit poll results. Keep the faith in yourself and in the Congress party."
Furthermore, the fight, as the poll survey says, is likely to be one-sided with Digvijaya Singh not giving a major fight to the saffron leader.
Poll pundits said this would be a major contest as far as the Lok Sabha election is concerned, but according to the India TV-CNX Exit Poll, Kanhaiya would not pose a tough fight to Singh.
According to exit polls conducted by major media houses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will most likely retain power at the Centre.