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"Two New Power Blocs Are Overthrowing The Establishment": Anand Mahindra Makes Deep Analysis As 2019 Election Results Unfold

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The Lok Sabha polls that commenced on April 11 and wrapped up on May 19, saw approximately 900 million voters exercising their franchise and deciding the fate of 7,928 candidates across 542 seats in the country. Out of those candidates, 724 were women and four were transgenders. 

With the election trends showing that NDA easily winning with majority (292 seats against 51 of INC) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, business tycoon Anand Mahindra took to his Twitter handle to make a rather smart and deeper analysis of the results. He wrote: "As I watch the counting,I get the unmistakeable feeling that a turning point in history is unfolding before my eyes. 2 new power blocs are overthrowing the establishment.Not talking about political parties but Women & Young,new voters. Increasingly, they will shape India’s future"

Here's his tweet -

Netizens too agreed with him and dropped comments like, 'Absolutely sir. Sign of Development of Nation is when two biggest pillar Youngsters & Women starts contributing their voices in form of Votes for Nation Building. #Election2019 Festival of Democracy at its peak. What a day in India’s History." [sic]. Below are some reactions to Mahindra's tweets -

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken an early lead as counting of the ballot for the 542 Lok Sabha seats gathered pace across the country began on Thursday.

In Uttar Pradesh, BJP is surging on 39 seats, while BSP and SP are ahead on eight and two seats, respectively. Congress is leading on one seat out of the total 80, maximum for a state in the country.

The Lok Sabha polls that commenced on April 11 and wrapped up on May 19, saw approximately 900 million voters exercising their franchise and deciding the fate of 7,928 candidates across 542 seats in the country. Out of those candidates, 724 were women and four were transgenders. 

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