And the winners are

Last Updated: Sun, May 17, 2009 07:37 hrs

  Union Home Minister P Chidambaram won from Sivaganga in TN, defeating AIADMK's Raja Kannappan by a slender 3,354 vote margin.
  BJP candidate and former union minister Harin Pathak won the Ahmedabad (East) constituency by a margin of 86065 votes beating his Congress rival Dipak Babaria.
    Congress candidate Soma Patel won the Surendranagar seat by defeating his BJP rival Lalji Mer by 3916 votes.
  Congress candidates Ajay Maken and J P Agarwal Saturday won from the New Delhi and northeast Delhi Lok Sabha constituencies, respectively. Maken, union minister of state for Urban Development, defeated his rival Vijay Goel of Bharatiya Janata Party by 187,629 votes in New Delhi constituency. Delhi Congress chief Agarwal defeated BJP candidate B L Sharma Prem by 222,243 votes. .

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and five-time MP Maneka Gandhi won from the Aonla Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

  Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has won from Kolkata South by a margin of over 2.21 lakh votes, defeating her nearest CPI-M candidate Robin Deb.
  Telugu superstar and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) president K Chiranjeevi lost the assembly elections from Palacole in West Godavari district in coastal Andhra to B. Usha Rani of the Congress by over 5,000 votes. However, he won the Tirupati seat in Chittoor district in Rayalaseema region. He defeated B. Karunakar Reddy of the Congress by over 10,800 votes.
  AP Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy was re-elected to the assembly from Pulivendula constituency with a majority of 69,092 votes.
  Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu retained the Kuppam assembly seat in his native Chittoor district, defeating Congress' M Subramanyam Reddy by a margin of 46,000 votes.
  Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad won the Saran seat beating Bharatiya Janata Party heavyweight Rajiv Pratap Rudy.
However, he lost the Pataliputra seat to Ranjan Prasad Yadav of the ruling Janata Dal-United.
    Former Karnataka chief minister N Dharam Singh (Congress) won the Bidar seat defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party's 
Gurupadappa Nagmarpalli by 37,999 votes.
  Young Congress leader Sachin Pilot won the Ajmer Lok Sabha seat in Rajasthan. He defeated his Bharatiya Janata Party opponent Kiran Maheshwari.
    Former BSP MP Rajaram Pal won the Akbarpur Lok Sabha seat on a Congress ticket.
    Melli: SDF candidate Tulshi Devi Rai won by a margin of 3953 votes over her nearest Congress rival Dil Kumar Chettri.
    Namthang-Rateypani: SDF's Tilu Gurung won by a margin of 3211 votes over his nearest Congress rival Suk Bahadur Gurung.
    Temi-Namphing: BS Panth of SDF won by a margin of 1740 votes over his nearest Congress rival Lalit Sharma.
    Namcheybong: SDF's Bek Bahadur Rai won by a margin of 2784 votes over his nearest Congress rival Em Prasad Sharma.
    Biju Janata Dal head and Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik won the Hinjili assembly constituency of Ganjam district.
  Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh won the parliamentary election from Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  BJP's prime ministerial candidate L K Advani won the Gandhinagar seat by over 100,000 votes, almost half his 2004 victory margin of 217,138 votes.
    Jayanarayan Mishra of BJP defeated Sureswar Mishra of congress by 6997 votes in Sambalpur assembly constituency.
  Independent MLA and former Jharkhand assembly Speaker Inder Singh Namdhari won the Chatra Lok Sabha seat trouncing Congress candidate Dhiraj Kumar Sahu by 16,176 votes.
    JP's Karendra Majhi won Baliguda assembly constituency by defeating Sadananda Mallick of Congress by 3,815 votes..
  Samajwadi Party candidate Jaya Prada won the Rampur Lok Sabha seat defeating her nearest Congress rival Noor Bano Begum by 30,931 votes.
  Union Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal retained the Kanpur Lok Sabha seat, third time in a row, defeating his nearest BJP rival Satish Mahana by a margin of over 18,000 votes.
  NDA convenor and JD national president Sharad Yadav won Bihar's Madhepura Lok Sabha seat, defeating his nearest RJD rival
Ravindra Yadav by a margin of 1,68,973 votes.
  Film actress and TRS leader M Vijayasanthi won the Medak Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 6,077 votes over Congress candidate
C Narendranath.
    Kejong Chang of NPF won Tuensang Sadar-II assembly by-poll by nearly 6000 votes defeating Congress candidate Wangto Chang.

Jitendra Singh Bundela defeated Raja Pateria (Congress) from Khajuraho Lok Sabha seat by a margin of over 28,300 votes.

    Virendra Kumar Khateek won from the Tikamgarh constituency by a margin of 42,243 votes defeating his nearest Congress rival, Brindawan Ahirwar.
    Rajesh Nandini Singh defeated her nearest BJP rival Narendra Maravi by a margin of over 1400 votes from Shahdol Parliamentary constituency.
    Congress candidate Nilesh Rane won the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg seat. He polled 35,3915 votes while nearest rival Suresh Prabhu of Shiv Sena polled 30,7165 votes.
  Congress sitting MP Krishna Tirath defeats BJP's Meera Kanwaria by a margin of 1,84,433 votes.
    Ramesh Kumar of Congress wins from South Delhi defeating BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri by a margin of 93,219 votes.
  Congress candidate Sukhdev Singh Libra won the Fatehgarh Sahab Lok Sabha constituency defeating his nearest SAD rival and deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha Charanjit Singh Atwal by 34,299 votes.
  National Conference President Farooq Abdullah won   the  prestigious Sringar Parliamentary seat defeating PDP Maulvi Ifthikhar Hussain Ansari by over 30,000 votes.
    Congress candidate Bharatram Meghwal won the Ganganagar (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival BJP's sitting MP Nihal Chand by a margin of 1,40,773 votes.
  BJP president Rajnath Singh wins by 92,133 votes from Ghaziabad.
    Congress candidate and PCC President C P Joshi won the Bhilwara Lok Sabha seat by defeating his BJP rival and sitting MP
Vijyendra Pal Singh by 1,35,368 votes.
    National Conference candidate Mehboob Beigh wins from Anantnag Parliamentary seat.
  Kirit Solanki of BJP wins from Ahmedabad seat by more than 90,000 votes; he defeats Congress candidate Sailesh Parmar.
    Congress candidate from Dahod Prabhaben Tavadia wins against his nearest rival Somji Damor of BJP by 58,536 votes. .
  Union Minister Kamalnath won for the eighth time from the Chhindwara Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh defeating
Marut Rao Khapse of the BJP by a margin of more than 1.30 lakh votes.
    Congress candidate Bharat Solanki wins by 67,318 votes against his nearest rival Dipak Sathi of BJP in Anand, Central Gujarat.
  BJP's Sitting MP, Suresh Angadi defeats his nearest Congress rival Amar Singh Patil by a margin of 1,18,180 votes in Belgaum.
  M K Azhagiri, TN CM  M Karunanidhi's son, won from the Madurai Lok Sabha seat trouncing CPI-M's P Mohan by a margin of over 1.40 lakh votes.
  Congress candidate Tara Chand Bhagora won the Banswara constituency by a margin of 1,99,454 votes defeating his BJP rival Hakaru Maida.
  BJP candidate Balu Shukla defeated his nearest rival candidate Satyajit Gaekwad of Congress by 1,36,000 votes in Vadodara.
    Azheto Zhimomi of NPF won Dimapur III assembly by-poll by over 3000 votes defeating Congress' Vikheho Awomi.
  Congress candidate Pawan Bansal wins Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest BJP rival Satya Pal Jain by 57,967 votes.

BJP's Nalin Kumar Kateel wins the Dakshina Kannada seat defeating his nearest congress rival B Janardhana Poojary by a margin of 40,420 votes.

    Sitting BJP member P G Gaddigoudar retains Bagalkot seat defeating Congress's J T Patil by a margin of 35,446 votes.
  Veteran State Congess leader M Mallikarjun Kharge bags the Gulbarga SC seat defeating Minister for Animal Husbandry Revunaik Belamagi of BJP by a margin of 13,491 votes.
  Kapil Sibal emerges victorious in Chandni Chowk while Mahabal Mishra defeats BJP rival in West Delhi.
  Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling was today declared the Namchi-Singhithang constituency in South Sikkim defeating his nearest rival Khush Bahadur Rai of Congress by 4644 votes.
    Congress' N Peethambara Kurup wins the Kollam Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest rival P Rajendran (CPI-M) by a margin of 19,000 votes.
    Congress' K V Thomas wins the Ernakulam Lok Sabha seat defeating Sindhu Joy (CPI-M) by a margin of around 10,000 votes.
  Congress' K P Dhanapalan wins from Chalakkudi Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest rival U P Joseph (CPI-M) by a margin of around 70,000 votes.
    A Sampath (CPI-M) wins the Attingal Lok Sabha seat trouncing his nearest rival Congress' G Balachandran by 18,000 votes.
  Congress M K Raghavan wins from Kozhikode Lok Sabha seat defeating rival K Muhamed Riaz(CPI-M) by a margin of 3000 votes.
    Congress' M I Shanawaz wins from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest rival M Rahmathulla (CPI) by about 1.26 lakh votes.
  Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling wins from Poklok-Kamrang assembly seat by 5956 votes defeating Congress's Purna Kumari Rai.
  Former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda retains the Hassan Lok Sabha seat by defeating his BJP rival K H Hanumegowda by a margin of 1,07,143 votes.
  P Karunakaran (CPI-M) wins Kasargod Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest rival Shaheeda Kamal (INC) by a margin of around 60,000 votes.
  P C Chacko wins from Thrissur Lok Sabha seat, defeating his nearest rival C N Jayadevan (CPI) by a margin of around 25,000 votes.
    Congress' P T Thomas wins Idukki Lok Sabha seat defeating his nearest rival K Francis George (KC) by a margin of over 70,000 votes.
  Former UN undersecretary general and Congress party's Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat by over 80,000 votes, making his debut in Indian politics.
  Minister for State for External Affairs E Ahamed records his sixth straight win to the Lok Sabha from the newly constituted Malappuram seat in Kerala by over 100,000 votes.

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