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Biggest upset in Lok Sabha election results: From Irani to Omar and Adhir Ranjan, these stalwarts accepted defeat here

Many big upsets were seen in the general elections 2024, which surprised everyone. Many stalwarts who boasted of victory lost the elections.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Biggest upset in Lok Sabha election results: From Irani to Omar and Adhir Ranjan, these stalwarts accepted defeat here

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2024: The results of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 have surprised not only the political parties but also the common people. After all the phases of voting were over, the pictures of their survey presented by the exit poll agencies proved to be blurry on the day of results.

BJP, which had got absolute majority (309) on its own in the last elections, seems to be lagging behind this time. If the seats are reduced then it is possible that the party’s dependence on the parties included in the NDA alliance to form the government may increase. Although the Congress-led I.N.D.I.A. Far away from the magic figure of majority (272).

Meanwhile, many big upsets were also seen in the general elections 2024, which surprised everyone. Many stalwarts who boasted of victory lost the elections. Some party’s performance was better than expected in some states while some states gave a huge shock to some other party.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury loses to Yusuf Pathan
In West Bengal’s Baharampur seat, first-time contender and former cricketer Yusuf Pathan, contested on Trinammol Congress (TMC) ticket, defeated senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in his Baharampur bastion. The former India cricketer beat the Congress’ Leader in the 17th Lok Sabha and six-time MP by 85,022 votes.

Ajay Kumar Teni defeated in Kheri
Union Minister and two-time MP from Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, Ajay Kumar Teni, lost to Samajwadi Party’s (SP) Utkarsh Verma Madhur by 34,329 votes.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar concedes defeat
Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar conceded defeat to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in a keenly-watched poll battle. “We have come very close and have set a record margin and vote share. It is disappointing that I couldn’t win today, but I fought a clean campaign,” Chandrasekhar told media. He lost by a little over 16,000 votes.

Maneka Gandhi suffers defeat
Another big upset in the state was the defeat of senior BJP leader and former Union minister Maneka Gandhi in the Sultanpur constituency against SP candidate Rambhual Nishad by 43,174 votes.

Omar Abdullah’s debacle
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah lost to Independent candidate Sheikh Abdul Rashid in the Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency in Kashmir.

Annamalai fails to make it
The BJP’s Tamil Nadu president Annamalai Kuppusamy lost in Coimbatore against DMK’s Ganapathy Rajkumar P by 1,18,068 votes.

The BJP has emerged as the single largest party in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections by winning 240 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha. However, it is a far cry from the 303 mark it had achieved last time. According to the final tally, BJP won 240 seats and its main rival Congress 99.
(With PTI inputs)

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