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Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP leading in four seats in Gujarat, Congress ahead in one

File photo: Amit Shah. Photograph:( Reuters )

PTI Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India May 23, 2019, 09.55 AM (IST)

The BJP is leading in four of the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat, including Gandhinagar where party president Amit Shah is contesting, while the Congress is ahead in one seat, as per initial trends.

Shah is ahead by over 19,000 votes against his nearest rival and Congress candidate C J Chavda, after counting of the first round, election officials said.

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In Bhavnagar, BJP candidate Bhartiben Siyal is leading against Congress candidate Manharbhai Patel.

In Chotta Udaipur seat, BJP's Gitaben Rathva is leading against Congress' Ranjitsinh Rathva.

Watch: Analysis: Impact of early trends on the big battles

In Rajkot, BJP's Mohan Kundariya is leading against Congress' Lalit Kagathara.

Besides, Congress candidate Sherkhan Pathan is leading against BJP's Mansukh Vasava in Bharuch. 

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Amit Shah is ahead by over 19,000 votes against his nearest rival and Congress candidate C J Chavda, after counting of the first round, election officials said.