Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday said the Congress will accept the Lok Sabha election results with "humility", but maintained that exit poll projections have been wrong several times.
All is set for counting of votes in 542 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday as opposition parties mounted vigil around the counting centres across India where the electronic voting machines (EVMs) are being kept in strong rooms.
Sidhu said this victory is a 'new year's gift' to the Congress supremos and will fuel the development of the grand old party hereafter.
The Congress is leading on 11 seats, the BJP on nine, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on one and others on seven seats respectively.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as per the latest trends is emerging as the frontrunner in the race to form the next government in the hill state.
Adityanath said that the people of Uttar Pradesh have voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agenda of development, adding the early trends clearly puts forth the hard work put in by the BJP workers.
The Congress is leading on seven seats, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on five, MAG on two, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on one and others on two.
PRAJA (Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance) chief Irom Sharmila has lost from Thoubal constituency, where she was contesting against incumbent Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.
As per the latest trends available for 57 seats, the BJP has taken the lead in 54, the ruling Congress is ahead in 10 and Independents in three.
The opposition Congress was surging ahead with more than 50 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, followed by the SAD-BJP in 28 and AAP in 24 seats, as per early trends.