Key faces in the fight and fate of 5 states of India

Votes will be counted and victors and losers in the five state Assembly elections will be announced on 11 March

Elvis Gomes

Elvis P Gomes is a former bureaucrat, civil servant and officer in the Goa Civil Service. Gomes was officially inducted into the Aam Aadmi Party in October last year. (Others)

Digambar Kamat

Digambar Kamat served as the Chief Minister of Goa from June 2007 to March 2012. Digambar Kamat quit Congress in 1994 and joined the BJP when he was denied the INC ticket. In 2005, he left BJP and joined Congress again. (Others)

Laxmikant Parsekar

Indian politician, Laxmikant Yashwant Parsekar has been the Chief Minister of Goa since 2014. He is the member of the Goa Legislative Assembly from Mandrem constituency. (Others)

Bhagwant Mann

Bhagwant Mann is a comedian and politician who serves as AAP's Member of Parliament from Sangrur constituency of the Indian state of Punjab. (Others)

Prakash Singh Badal

Parkash Singh Badal is the Chief Minister of Punjab state since 2007. He previously served as Chief Minister from 1970 to 1971, from 1977 to 1980, and from 1997 to 2002. (Others)

Captain Amrinder Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh has been the face of the Indian National Congress in Punjab. Head of the royal family of the erstwhile State of Patiala, he was Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007. (Others)

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu, BJP's former Member of Parliament from Amritsar, joined the Congress on 15th January 2017. Congress gave him the ticket for Amritsar, the reason he quit BJP. (Others)

Yumkham Erabot Singh

Yumkham Erabot Singh is a politician from Manipur who was elected to the Manipur Legislative Assembly a Congress candidate. In September 2016, Singh left Congress and joined BJP. (Others)

Govindas Konthoujam

Govindas Konthoujam is currently the minister of Commerce & Industries, Sericulture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry from Bishnupur, Manipur. (Others)

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh is the elder son of Home Minister Rajnath Singh. He currently working as General Secretary-BJP in Uttar Pradesh. (Others)

Harish Yadav

Harish Chandra Singh Rawa has been the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand since 2016. Previously he served as CM from 2014 to 2016. (Others)

Mayavati

Mayawati has served as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh four times. She is the first ever female Dalit member to become the Chief Minister of an Indian state (Others)

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav is the President of Samajwadi Party and the 20th Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. (Others)