Updated June 4th, 2024 at 20:53 IST

Narendra Modi Wins Varanasi Lok Sabha Constituency With Record Margin

PM Modi won the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency for third consecutive term with a record margin of 1,52,513 votes, defeating Congress candidate Ajay Rai.

Reported by: Digital Desk
BREAKING: Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Narendra Modi has won from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency with a record 612970 votes. | Image:PTI
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Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday won the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency for the third consecutive term with a record margin of 1,52,513 votes as the BJP leader's tally stood at 612970 votes out of the total 1130143 votes counted, according to the data compiled by the Election Commission. 

Modi, who contested the general election from the BJP ticket, defeated Congress candidate Ajay Rai whose tally stood at 460457 votes.

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PM Modi's victory margin this time, however, is less than his victory margins of 2019 and 2014.

In 2019, Modi's victory margin was 4,79,505. He defeated Samajwadi Party's Shalini Yadav that time while the Congress' Ajay Rai was the runner up.

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In 2014, Modi had won by a margin of 3,71,784 votes when he defeated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal.

 

 

 

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Published June 4th, 2024 at 17:16 IST