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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently taking the lead in the two Lok Sabha constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh.(Reuters)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP surges ahead of both rivals in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 04:59 PM IST
In the Arunachal East seat, Tapir Gao of the BJP is leading by 13477 votes against his nearest rival Lowangcha Wanglat of the Congress.
The 47-year-old is one of the BJP’s well-known faces, and will be looking to break a jinx on this constituency that has not returned the incumbent in the last three polls.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The 47-year-old is one of the BJP’s well-known faces, and will be looking to break a jinx on this constituency that has not returned the incumbent in the last three polls.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

In Arunachal West, Kiren Rijiju keen to break jinx with victory

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 12:04 AM IST
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which proposed to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees, has unsettled the indigenous tribal communities. Arunachal West constituency was also the theatre of violence as mobs in February protested Permanent Resident Certificates to non-Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribe Communities.
The alliance between Samajwadi Party-BSP-RLD has fielded Ajit Singh, who vowed on his 80th birthday last year to strengthen communal harmony in the area.(PTI)
The alliance between Samajwadi Party-BSP-RLD has fielded Ajit Singh, who vowed on his 80th birthday last year to strengthen communal harmony in the area.(PTI)

A high-stakes battle for RLD’s Ajit Singh

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 11:52 PM IST
From Muzaffarnagar in UP to Nizamabad in Telangana and Arunachal West in Northeast, a look at high-profile contests
Election Results 2019: Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju is the sitting MP from Arunachal West constituency.(HT PHOTO)
Election Results 2019: Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju is the sitting MP from Arunachal West constituency.(HT PHOTO)

Election Results 2019: Kiren Rijiju, six others fight it out in Arunachal West constituency

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 04:44 PM IST
Sitting MP and Union minister Kiren Rijiju is facing six opponents in the Lok Sabha election this time.
The Prime Minister was canvassing for union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju, who is the sitting MP from Arunachal West, and is contesting as the BJP candidate from the same seat again.(AP)
The Prime Minister was canvassing for union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju, who is the sitting MP from Arunachal West, and is contesting as the BJP candidate from the same seat again.(AP)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: PM Narendra Modi urges Arunachal voters to vote for ‘double engine’ growth

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 06:57 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls on April 11 to elect 60 members to the state assembly and two members of parliament from Arunachal West and Arunachal East constituencies.
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju represents Arunachal West seat in the Lok Sabha. He will contest again from the same parliamentary constituency this year.(HT file photo)
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju represents Arunachal West seat in the Lok Sabha. He will contest again from the same parliamentary constituency this year.(HT file photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP’s face in northeast Kiren Rijiju faces ex-CM

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 09:55 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, the two-time member of Parliament, represents Arunachal West seat in the Lok Sabha. He will contest again from the same parliamentary constituency this year.
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