Lok Sabha results: Tharoor, Sanjay Nirupam seek divine intervention
Tharoor tweeted a picture of praying at home with his mother.
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Shashi Tharoor, who is hoping to retain the Trivandrum seat, was seen praying with his mother at home. He posted a tweet, hoping that there will be "deliverance for the nation from 5 years of misgovernance, ineptitude and bigotry."
D-Day at last! Will it be D for Deliverance for the nation from 5 years of misgovernance, ineptitude & bigotry, or… https://t.co/YWZ1zsZnv1— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) 1558570821000
Mumbai Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam knocked on the doors of the Siddhivinayak temple to seek blessings of Lord Ganesha.
Visited Siddhivinayak Temple with family to seek blessings of Lord Ganesha. Now headed for Counting Centre in NESCO… https://t.co/hEGTRAXHt9— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) 1558576104000
Meanwhile, Tharoor's opponent, the BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan, offered prayers at the Ayyaguru Ashram in Thycaud.
Kerala:Kummanam Rajasekharan,BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram constituency offers prayer at Ayyaguru Ashram,Th… https://t.co/kZ99L7dVy4— ANI (@ANI) 1558573132000
Senior BJP Karnataka leader Shobha Karandlaje also sought blessings from the cave shrine of Amarantha, as she wished the party a victorious run.
Devine visuals frm the cave shrine of Amaranatha. My best wishes to all the colleagues of NDA & special prayers to… https://t.co/f8mChf175x— Chowkidar Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) 1558572786000
Meanwhile BJP's Babul Supriyo took a jibe at the opposition ahead of the results, saying, "One piece of Humour for the Day: Opposition & Rahul Gandhi are alleging (& crying) that?? "Not only EVMs, even TV remotes have been hacked - whichever button we press, it shows a NDA victory!!”AB Batao."
One piece of Humour for the Day : Opposition & Rahul Gandhi are alleging (& crying) that “Not only EVMs, even TV r… https://t.co/08WDbbPAPM— Chowkidar Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) 1558580061000
While politicians placed their faith in the divine, public figures like the Sadhguru, and bestselling author Chetan Bhagat, also reposed their faith in democracy and the people's will.
Humility in Victory and Gracefulness in Defeat is the mark of great men. It takes great men to build a Great Nation… https://t.co/bRc9cNUkD3— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) 1558574428000
Until today, the experts spoke. Today, the people will speak. And that will be the final word. #electionresults2019— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) 1558578165000
Woke up 4:45 am in over excitement. Numbers. Politics. India. People. Winning. Losing. Analysing. Celebrating. Demo… https://t.co/wqlLd0nYKH— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) 1558577698000
May the best man and woman (except Sadhvi Pragya Thakur) win! #LokSabhaElections2019— Atul Khatri (@one_by_two) 1558543345000
Meanwhile in some parts of the country, celebrations have begun, buoyed by Sunday's exit polls that predicted a sweep for the ruling National Democratic Alliance.
Punjab: Sweet shop workers prepare laddoos in Ludhiana ahead of #LokSabhaElections2019 results tomorrow. Shop owner… https://t.co/DMhuUAQ7H8— ANI (@ANI) 1558521988000
Sweet shop workers prepare sweets in Borivali, Mumbai ahead of #LokSabhaElections2019 results on 23rd May. Shop own… https://t.co/N5KbtY0LAK— ANI (@ANI) 1558423687000