Lakshadweep, Puducherry Outliers To Modi Wave 2.0; Other Union Territories Stand Firm Behind BJP

Lakshadweep, Puducherry Outliers To Modi Wave 2.0; Other Union Territories Stand Firm Behind BJPLakshadweep’s Kavaratti Island. (Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

The seven union territories in India have one constituency each for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The island territory of Andaman and Nicobar is seeing BJP in the lead with more than 50 per cent vote share while Congress trails behind at 40 per cent.

In Lakshadweep, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) with Mohammed Faizal P. P. is leading with Congress close behind. BJP has been relegated to 0.22 per cent vote share. In Puducherry, Congress is in the lead with 58.13 per cent vote share.

In Chandigarh, BJP candidate incumbent Kirron Kher is leading ahead of Congress’s Pawan Bansal by a slick margin of over 7000 votes and 47.23 per cent vote share.

In Dadra and Nagar Haveli, BJP is in the lead with over 48 per cent vote share. In Daman and Diu too the saffron party is marching ahead with over 42 per cent vote share.