National People's Party’s (NPP) candidates were leading in nine seats whereas Independent candidates were leading in 8 seats each, according to the latest trends.
       
Candidates of other parties were leading in three seats. BSP candidates were ahead in three seats.
    
BJP candidate Samaram Grasiya won Pindwara-Abu seat of Sirohi district by defeating his nearest rival of Congress Gangaben Grasiya by a margin of 30,855 votes.
    
Another BJP candidate Gurjant Singh won from Sadulshahar seat of Ganganagar district by defeating his nearest rival of Congress Jagdish Chander by a margin of 4,808 votes.
     
With trends indicating a clean sweep for the BJP, celebrations broke out in the party office with workers congratulating each other.
    
"We are confident that the party will come to power with clear majority and it will be a thumping victory," said a party worker outside the BJP office.
    
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was leading in his Sardarpura constituency of Jodhpur district by a margin of 4,619 votes against his BJP rival Shambhu Singh Khetasar.
    
BJP state president Vasundhara Raje was leading from her home constituency of Jhalarapatan in Jhalawar district by a margin of 3,923 votes against her nearest rival of Congress Meenakshi Chandrawat.
    
Discus thrower and Commonwealth Games medallist Krishna Poonia (Cong) is trailing behind her BJP rival Kamla Kaswan on Sadulpur constituency in Churu district. Kaswan is leading by a margin of 22088 votes after ten rounds of counting.
    
NPP's General Secretary and sitting independent MLA Golma Devi is also trailing by 2339 votes from Rajgarh-Laxmangarh seat after first round against Congress and BJP candidates.
    
Former royal Diya Kumari of BJP is trailing by 6957 votes from Sawaimadhopur seat against Congress and BJP rivals.
    
Kiran Maheshwari of BJP is leading by a margin of 21372 votes on Rajsamand seat against Congress candidate Hari Singh Rathore.
    
National People's Party convenor Kirori Lal Meena is leading by a margin of 1,675 in Lalsot constituency against Congress and BJP candidates.

(Agencies)

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