After the first few rounds of counting, the BJP is leading in JJ Gokaranath in Uttar Pradesh, Adampur in Haryana state and Damnagar in Odisha state as vote counting began on Sunday in sub-districts of seven constituencies in six states. The RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal) party is leading in Bihar after winning the Parliament seat in Mukama with more than 16,000 votes.
Telangana Rashtriya Samethi of K family Chandrashkar advances in Mongod and the Shiv Sena faction led by Uddhav Thackeray is set to win the seat of Andheri East in Mumbai.
While the results are likely to upset the mathematics of current state governments, the competitions are seen as a battle for family legacy in Haryana and battles for prestige in Telangana, Bihar and Maharashtra.
With regional parties forging a united front for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections – just a year and a half later – the poll results could be booster shots, or perception breaches, depending on the results.
The fierce battle is between the BJP and regional parties like Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Samajwadi Party (SP), and Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
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After nine rounds of screening at Adampur bypoll in Haryana, Bhavya Bishnoi of the BJP leads by a margin of more than 17,000 votes. Jay Prakash of Congress, the closest contender, lags far behind. The Adampur Assembly bypoll will decide whether the Bhajan Lal family maintains its stronghold for five decades.
Rutuja Latke, candidate of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), made a significant advance in the Andheri (Eastern) Assembly seat in Mumbai. She faces seven independent candidates.
The only surprise in the results is that the NOTA or None of the above options won more votes than the other six candidates in the competition.
RJD candidate Neelam Devi ran in Mokama by-election after the seat became vacant after her husband Anant Singh was disqualified due to a corruption case. She defeated Sonam Devi of the BJP by over 16,000 votes.
BJP candidate Aman Giri scored a comfortable lead of around 28,000 votes over his nearest challenger as vote counting progressed in Sunday’s Gokaranath Gola assembly election. While Giri has received 73,371 votes so far, Vinay Tiwari of the Samajwadi Party has received 48,739 votes, officials said after the 18th round of counting.
BJP candidate Aman Giri has made a comfortable lead of more than 10,000 over his nearest rival as vote counting progressed in Sunday’s Gokaranath Gola assembly election. While Jerry has received 36,528 votes so far, Vinay Tiwari of the Samajwadi Party has received 25,621 votes, officials said.
After the third round, BJP’s Bhavya Bishnoi leads by more than 6000 votes.
Bhavya Bishnoi, BJP: 17633
Jay Prakash, Congress: 11, 398
TRS edges out rival BJP by more than 1,000 seats in Munugode after the fourth round. Here, the Moroccan legal action party has resigned to the Congress and is now fighting for the BJP card.
Bhavya Bishnoi of the BJP leads the way after the first round of counting.
Bhavya Bishnoi, BJP: 6399
Jay Prakash, Congress: 3,567
Satinder Singh, AAP: 1175
After nine rounds, the BJP leads by two thousand votes in Gopalganj. Meanwhile, the RJD party led by more than 6,000 votes in Mukama after six rounds.
Shiv Sena (Udhav) candidate Rutuja Latke leads in Andheri (East) after the first round. Rutoja Latke is the former widow of Sina MLA from Andheri (East), who died of a heart attack in May 2022 in Dubai.
RJD candidate Neelam Devi, wife of Anant Singh who was disqualified after being found guilty of illegal possession of weapons, drives in Mukama.
Counting of votes for Gopalganj and Mukama by-elections taking place today. Photos from Aryabhata University of Knowledge, Patna which has been designated as Counting Centre. (Ani)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Haryana, Kuldeep Bishnoi, said he was confident of winning the election. His son Bhavya Bishnoi looks forward to carrying forward the family legacy in Admapur. Opinion polls were necessary after his father Kuldeep Bishnoi, who had led the family to the BJP, resigned from his Adampur MLA position when he defected.
“This poll was not about winning or losing, but about the margin of victory. Thanks to the blessings I have received from my Adampur family from the start, I am confident that people will be celebrating Diwali again in a few hours: Bhavya Bishnoi, BJP candidate for Adampur elections said. .
The counting of votes for the elections for seven parliamentary seats in six states has begun.
2022 elections: Adampur elections saw 75% of voters
Admapur, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, will decide whether his grandson Bhavya Bishnoi can carry forward the legacy of 68 years after switching from Congress to the BJP. Bhavya’s father, Kuldeep Bishnoi, who had led the family to the BJP, resigned as Adampur MLA when he defected, leading to this questioning. More than 75 percent of voters exercised their rights in the elections. The count will be in 13 rounds.
In Gopalganj, the RJD is hoping to oust the BJP which has been holding it for nearly two decades now. He pitted Mohan Prasad Gupta, among the party’s older cadres, against Kusum Devi of the BJP, whose death necessitated the election of his wife Subhas Singh.
Bihar sees its first contest – over two seats – since Nitish Kumar ditched the BJP and teamed up with the Tegashwi Yadav RJD. In Mukama, the RJD’s candidate was Neelam Devi, the wife of Anant Singh, a powerful politician who was disqualified after being convicted of illegal possession of weapons.
2022 Election Results: Of the seven seats that saw tough competition between the BJP and regional parties, the BJP got three seats and the Congress two, while the Shiv Sena and the AKP each got one.
The counting begins at 8 am and results are usually expected by noon.
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