Pasighat, May 25, 2019:
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has clinched an absolute majority in the 60-member Arunachal Assembly with the saffron brigade so far registering a win in 32 seats, including the three seats won by the party uncontested. The BJP is also leading in a number of Assembly constituencies and two Lok Sabha seats.
While Janata Dal (United) so far won six seats, Indian National Congress (INC) got victory in three seats. NPP and PPA cliched one seat each, while Independent candidates pocketed two.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu won 3-Mukto Assembly seat by defeating Thupten Kunphen of the Congress party by a margin of 2619 votes, while Dasanglu Pul of BJP also retained 45-Hayuliang seat defeating Lupalum Kri of Congress by 1332.
NPP’s Mutchu Mithi retained 43 Roing Assembly seat defeating BJP’s Laeta Umbrey by 395 votes and Hayeng Mangfi of JD (U) won 9-Chayang Tajo Assembly seat by 351 votes.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein won from Chowkham Assembly seat by a big margin of 7291 votes, defeating his rival Congress candidate Khunang Kri. While BJP nominee Goruk Pordung won from Bameng Assembly constituency by a margin of 393 votes. He defeated National People’s Party (NPP) candidate and former Home Minister Kumar Waii.
Janata Dal (United) has registered a victory in four assembly seats and leading in one seat. JD (U) candidate Techi Kaso won from Itanagar Assembly constituency by a margin of 302 votes by defeating BJP nominee Kipa Babu. JD (U) candidate Dorjee Wangdi Kharma won from Kalaktang, Kanggong Taku from Mariyang Geku and Talem Taboh from Rumgong.
In Anini Assembly seat, Mopi Mihu of BJP defeated Singe Milli of INC by a margin of 1134 votes, while BJP’s Jambey Tashi retained his Lumla seat defeating Jampa Thirnly Kunkhap of INC by 1288 votes.
In 58-Kanubari Assembly constituency, Gabriel Denwang Wangsu of BJP defeated INC’s Nokchai Boham by a huge margin of 4236 votes.
Wanglam Sawin of BJP secured 55-Khonsa East seat beating NPP’s Danhang Phuksa by a margin of 3381 votes, while BJP’s Nyamar Karbak won the 27-Liromoba Assembly seat defeating his NPP rival Jarpum Gamlin by a margin of 746 votes.
In 40-Mariyang-Geku Assembly seat, Kanggong Taku of JDU prevailed over BJP’s Anong Perme by a margin of 1260 votes.
BJP candidate Tsering Tashi of 2-Tawang (ST) Assembly Constituency won by 3244 votes defeating his rival INC candidate Thutan Tempa and Wanglin Lowangdong of INC won the 57-Borduria Bogapani Assembly seat defeating BJP’s Jowang Hosai by 97 votes.
BJP’s Gum Tayeng of 42-Dambuk Assembly defeated INC’s Tony Pertin by 873 votes while Dorjee Wangdi Kharma of JD(U) won the 5-Kalaktang Assembly seat defeating BJP’s Tenzing Norbu Thongdok by a margin of 1772 votes.
BJP candidate Tana Hali Tara clinched 14-Doimukh Assembly seat defeating NPP’s Nabam Vivek by 2385 votes.
Pasang Dorjee Sona of BJP defeated NPP’s Tori Ragyor in close fight by a margin of 68 votes in 33-Mechuka Assembly while Kamlung Mossang of BJP retained 50-Miao Assembly seat by 3856 votes.
In 22-Nacho Assembly seat, BJP’s Nakap Nalo dethroned veteran leader and INC candidate Tanga Byaling by a margin of 698 votes.
In 47-Namsai Assembly seat, Chau Zingnu Namchoom of BJP defeated Mualin Agan of NPP by 10755 votes, while BJP’s Wangki Lowang defeated JD (U)’s Ngonglin Boi in 54-Namsang by 1682 votes.
Kento Rina of BJP retained 36-Nari-Koyu Assembly seat by defeating INC’s Tojir Kadu by 216 votes, while in 37-Pasighat West former Lok Sabha MP Ninong Ering of INC defeated Tatung Jamoh of BJP by 571 votes.
Honchun Ngandam of BJP retained 60-Pongchau Wakka seat defeating Thangkai Khusumchai of INC by 3738 votes.
Talem Taboh Janata of JDU unseated longest serving BJP leader of area Tamiyo Taga in 32-Rumgong Assembly by 85 votes while former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki of INC retained 15-Sagalee after defeating NPP’s Tarh Hari by 1321 votes.
Kumsi Sidisow of BJP also retained 6-Thrizino-Buragaon seat defeating INC’s Kalo Dususow by 7135 votes, while former Chief Minister Gegong Apang again lost to BJP’s Alo Libang in 34-Tuting Yingkiong Assembly by 1609 votes.
In 7-Bomdila Assembly seat, Dongru Siongju of Janata Dal (United) defeated Japu Deru of Bharatiya Janata Party by 233 votes. NPP leader late Tirong Aboh won the 56-Khonsa West by defeating BJP’s Phawang Lowang by 1055 votes.
Kardo Nyigyor of PPA won 28-Likabali Assembly seat defeating BJP’s Tapak Lendo by 178 votes.
In 18-Palin Assembly, BJP’s Balo Raja defeated INC’s Takam Pario by 730 votes and independent candidate Karikho Kri won against BJP’s Dr. Mohesh Chai by 155 votes in 44-Tezu Assembly.
In 20 Tali Assembly, Jikke Tako of Janata Dal (United) defeated Thaji Gichak Kiogi of BJP by 105 votes, while BJP’s Laisam Simai retained 51-Nampong Assembly seat by defeating NPP’s Tainan James Jugli by a margin of 1510 votes.
BJP’s Kaling Moyong retained 38th Pasighat East Assembly seat, defeating INC’s Bosiram Siram by 1242 votes.
Ojing Tasing of BJP dethroned Tapang Taloh of INC by 4052 votes from 35-Pangin Assembly seat.
In 23-Taliha Assembly seat, veteran leader Nyato Rigia of BJP defeated NPP’s Rudham Sindhu by 1203 votes.
BJP’s Tage Taki retained 17-Ziro-Hapoli Assembly seat, defeating Nani Ribia of INC by 1774 votes.
BJP candidate Jummum Ete Deori defeated APCC president Takam Sanjoy in 48-Lekang Assembly constituency by a huge margin of 5493 votes.
While in 39th Mebo Assembly Constituency late night result declaration, Congress’s sitting MLA Lombo Tayeng retain his seat by defeating BJP’s Dr. Dangir Perme by 372 votes while proving his statement made during the pre-poll campaign that, there was no ticket craze for BJP and ticket doesn’t count. Tayeng had said this after denial of BJP ticket to him despite being into BJP.
In the two Lok Sabha seats, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs and BJP candidate Kiren Rijiju won by a huge margin of votes in West Parliamentary seat, followed by Congress candidate Nabam Tuki.
BJP nominee Tapir Gao also made a huge victory this time around in East Parliamentary seat by over 50000 votes, followed by Congress Lowangcha Wanglat.