Amit Shah: BJP president Amit Shah won by 5.57 lakh votes against Congress' CJ Chavda in Gandhinagar. Known as an astute strategist whose non-political interests range from playing chess and watching cricket to stage performances and classical music, 54-year-old Shah is often hailed as the BJP's most successful president for crafting its way to power, state after state.
Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the people of Varanasi as he retained the seat by a margin of over 4.79 lakh votes. He won the seat by a margin of 4,79,505 votes, defeating his nearest rival Shalini Yadav of Samajwadi Party
Sunny Deol: Actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol scored a thumping win from his parliamentary constituency. Deol defeated his nearest candidate Sunil Jakhar by 82,459 votes. This is the first time that actor Sunny Deol contested elections. He joined the BJP party on April 23, this year. Deol is contesting from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency and early numbers indicated that he has a strong lead over Congress' Sunil Jakhar, sitting MP
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur: Controversial candidate of the BJP, Pragya Singh beat Digvijay Singh, the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister, with 8,66,482 votes from Bhopal. He received 5,01,660 votes. Her campaign was marred by her remarks on Nathuram Godse whom she called a patriot. She also claimed that former Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare died due to her "curse"
Shashi Tharoor: Shashi Tharoor had a third straight win from Thiruvananthapuram, with 3,33,415 votes over his nearest rival of the BJP. He said he felt like a batsman who has scored a century while his team has lost. "Since 1997, we never had such a good result in Kerala. We are winning 19 and we may as well, all 20 seats. The state has become an exemplar for what the politics of the Congress nationally could be. I just hope we will be able to build from the very disappointing result nationally because ours is the right message for future growth and prosperity in India," he said.
Hema Malini: Hema Malini managed to retain her Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 2,93,471 votes this general election, polling over 96,000 more votes than the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The actor-politician polled 6,71,293 votes and her nearest rival Kunwar Narendra Singh of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) got 3,77,622 votes. BJP leader Padam Singh Sharma and the actor's counting agent claimed 499 out of 500 postal ballots were in favour of Hema Malini. Sarthak Chaturvedi, legal expert of the actor for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, said the result shows that her popularity has not declined
Nitin Gadkari: Gadkari comfortably won the Nagpur Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 2,16,009 votes. A former BJP president, Gadkari retained the seat by defeating his nearest Congress rival Nana Patole. Gadkari polled 6,60,221 votes, while Patole got 4,44,212 votes at the end of counting spread over 20 rounds. In 2014, Gadkari had won the Nagpur constituency, which this time voted in the first phase on April 11, by a margin of 2,84,828 votes.
Gautam Gambhir: Gautam Gambhir, in cricketing parlance, hit a century on 'debut', winning his maiden Parliament elections by a massive margin. He sort of demolished his opponents, securing close to seven lakh votes, leaving close rivals — Congress' Arvinder Singh Lovely and AAP's Aatishi Marlena — way behind. He was leading with 6,96,156 votes.
Rajnath Singh: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has won the Lucknow seat with a margin of 3.4 lakh votes. In 2014, he had won with a margin of 2.72 lakh. Singh polled a total of 6,27,881 votes while his nearest rival Poonam Sinha of Samajwadi Party got 2,82,858 votes. The Congress candidate Acharya Pramod Krishna polled 1,78,904 votes. In a series of tweets, Singh said the people of the country have once again given a decisive mandate to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and reposed their faith in PM Modi's leadership and vision
Sonia Gandhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi won from the Raebareli Lok Sabha seat, defeating her nearest rival, BJP candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh. Gandhi won by a margin of 1,67,178 votes, the Election Commission's website said. While Gandhi got 5,34,918 votes, Singh secured 3,67,740 votes. Amethi, on Thursday, snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family. Sonia Gandhi entered politics and won the Amethi seat which she retained till 2004. Rahul Gandhi won the seat in 2004, 2009 and 2014.
Manoj Tiwari: In North East Delhi, the sitting MP and chief of Delhi BJP unit, Manoj Tiwari defeated three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit by 366102 votes. In 2014, Tiwari had won from North East Delhi, having sizeable Purvanchali and Muslim voters, by defeating AAP's Anand Kumar by 1,44,084 votes while riding on the Modi wave. With Tiwari's stature rising in the party, his performance this time was even better as he defeated Congress veteran and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by a margin of 3,66,102 votes.
Tejaswi Surya: BJP's first-time contestant and its young turk, Tejaswi Surya won with 7,36, 605 votes against Congress Rajya Sabha member B.K. Hariprasad in the high-profile Bangalore South
Rahul Gandhi: Even though he lost at his home turf Amethi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi won by 4, 31,063 votes against his nearest rival Left Democratic Front (LDF)'s PP Suneer in the constituency. Gandhi won 3,31,305 votes while Irani won 3,78,863 votes.
In the political 'dangal' of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, a slew of prominent names like Amit Shah, Narendra Modi, Shashi Tharoor, Farooq Abdullah emerged victorious. Here's a quick recap on biggest winners of General Elections 2019
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