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Uttar Pradesh: According to the early trends, BJP seems to lose ground in Uttar Pradesh after their spectacular performance. Ruling Samajwadi party is leading on 9 seats while BJP is ahead on only 2 seats. BJP has lost three seats in UP. SP is also leading on Lok Sabha seat of Mainpuri where the party was fighting for its prestige. The chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav said that people of UP have rejected the communal forces.
Guajarat: The BJP maintained its dominance in Gujarat where BJP won 6 seats and Congress could win 3 seats. The Vadodara Lok Sabha seat is also won by BJP.
Rajasthan: In Rajasthan Congress has hit back and breaches the BJP bastion. The Congress won 2 seats and is leading on one while BJP is leading on only one seat. Significantly, all four seats were held by BJP but the party failed to retain and won only one seat.
West Bengal: BJP opened its account in West Bengal where the party in leading on Basirhat Dakhin seat which was held by CPI. Ruling Trinimol Congress retained Chowringhee seat.
Andhra Pradesh: Telgu Desam (TDP) candidate T Sowmya won Nandigama sassembly seat. The seat was vacant due to death of Sowmya’s father T Prabhakar days after he was elected in the May elections.
Telangana: Ruling TRS’s candidate K Prabhakar Reddy is leading by a huge margin in Medak constituency from his nearest Congress rival V Sunita Laxma Reddy.