Tejasvi Surya to Hibi Eden: Young stars who made their mark with huge wins

BJP party supporters celebrate party's lead during the counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019, at BJP office in Chennai | Photo: PTI
Known for his firebrand speeches, Tejasvi Surya, 28, has become the Bharatiya Janata Party’s youngest MP, defeating Congress’s B K Hariprasad in the Bangalore South constituency by 331,000 votes. 

In West Bengal, Trinamool Congress’s Mimi Chakraborty, an actor, registered a big victory from the Jadavpur seat with 688,000 votes against BJP’s Anupam Hazra. Nusrat Jahan, another actor who fought on a TMC ticket, was on her way to victory from Basirhat, with 718,000 votes, when this paper went to press.

Prajwal Revanna, son of Karnataka’s PWD minister H D Revanna, won from Hassan seat. He turned out to be the only face saver for the HD Deve Gowda family. 

A political worker from Kerala, Ramya Haridas, won from the reserved constituency of Alathur with a margin of over 158,000 votes. Congress-led UDF candidate Hibi Eden, who is also a sitting MLA in Ernakulam, and Dean Kuriakose, were the other candidates who emerged victorious.

Tejasvi Surya, 28, BJP


Constituency: Bangalore South (Karnataka), 
Political worker 

Mimi Chakraborty, 30, AITC


Constituency: Jadavpur, (West Bengal)

Nusrat Jahan Ruhi, 29, Trinamool Congress

Nusrat Jahan Ruhi


Constituency: Basirhat,  (West Bengal) 

Prajwal Revanna, 28, JD(S) 

Prajwal Revanna


Constituency: Hassan, (Karnataka) 
H D Deve Gowda’s grandson  

Ramya Haridas, 32, INC

Ramya Haridas


Constituency: Alathur, (Kerala)
Political worker  

Hibi Eden, 36, INC

Hibi Eden

Constituency: Ernakulam, (Kerala) 


Dean Kuriakose, 37, INC

Dean Kuriakose


Constituency: Idukki, (Kerala)
Advocate and youth leader  

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