The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently taking the lead in the two Lok Sabha constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh, as per the initial trends of the Election Commission. Also Read - Tripura Crisis: Central BJP Leaders Arrive in Agartala to Meet Rebel MLAs Amid Speculations of Them Joining TMC
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju is leading by 30548 votes in Arunachal West against his nearest rival Nabam Tuki of the Congress. Also Read - Chirag Paswan Breaks Silence, Says 'No One Can Replace Me As LJP's National President'
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A total of 99 NOTA votes have been recorded in the constituency so far, according to an official.
In the Arunachal East seat, Tapir Gao of the BJP is leading by 13477 votes against his nearest rival Lowangcha Wanglat of the Congress.
The constituency has recorded 367 NOTA votes so far.
In the last parliamentary elections, Congress candidate Ninong Ering had won the Arunachal East seat by a margin of 12478 votes.