New Delhi: By-elections were held for 6 legislative assemblies and one parliamentary constituency in 5 states including Uttar Pradesh. BJP is lagging behind in all these.
By-election: Bihar’s Gurhani, Chhattisgarh’s Banupratapur, Odisha’s Padhampur and Rajasthan’s Sardar Sagar by-elections were held. In Uttar Pradesh, by-elections were held for Rampur Sadar and Kathuvali assembly constituencies and Mainpuri parliamentary constituency. The counting of the votes cast in these has started at 8 am today and is going on briskly.
Leading Parties: As of 1.30 pm in Bihar The ruling United Janata Dal candidate Manoj Ku Singh is leading in Gurhani constituency with 61 thousand 564 votes. BJP’s Kedar Prasad Gupta, who came second, secured 59 thousand 87 votes.
in Chhattisgarh The ruling Congress candidate Savitri Manoj Mandavi is leading with 37 thousand 854 votes in the by-election to Banupradhapur constituency. BJP candidate Brahmanand Netham secured second place with 21 thousand 487 votes.
of Odisha In the Padampur by-election, the ruling Biju Janata Dal candidate Barsha Singh Pariha is leading by securing 69,250 votes. BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit is second with 45 thousand 192 votes.
of Rajasthan The ruling Congress candidate Anil Kumar Sharma is leading with 87 thousand 246 votes in the Sardar Chahar by-election. BJP candidate Ashok Kumar who contested against him is in second place with 61 thousand 694 votes.
of Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Madan Bhaiya is leading in Katholi by-election with 44,368 votes. BJP candidate Raj Kumari is trailing by getting 32 thousand 249 votes. Similarly, Samajwadi Party candidate Mohammad Asim Raja is leading by getting 25 thousand 604 votes in the by-elections held for Rampur constituency. BJP candidate Akash Saxena is lagging behind with 19,229 votes.
Dimple Yadav leads: While the votes cast in the Mainpuri parliamentary by-election are being counted, Dimple Yadav is leading with 3 lakh 77 thousand 312 votes as of 1.30 pm. BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Sakya, who was relegated to the second position, got one lakh 99 thousand 477 votes. Dimple Yadav’s lead over the BJP candidate is almost certain as he is leading by a huge margin. | Situation in Gujarat > Gujarat Election Results | Himachal situation > Himachal Pradesh Election Results