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.
Constituency: Bangalore South (Karnataka),
Mimi Chakraborty, 30, AITC
Constituency: Jadavpur, (West Bengal)
Nusrat Jahan Ruhi, 29, Trinamool Congress
Constituency: Basirhat, (West Bengal)
Prajwal Revanna, 28, JD(S)
Constituency: Hassan, (Karnataka)
H D Deve Gowda’s grandson
Constituency: Alathur, (Kerala)
Hibi Eden, 36, INC
Constituency: Ernakulam, (Kerala)
Constituency: Idukki, (Kerala)
Advocate and youth leader