Bypoll Results Highlights:
Counting of votes in three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats spread across five states and Delhi is currently underway. The counting began at 8 am under multi-tier security cover. The Lok Sabha bypolls were held on June 23 in Rampur and Azamgarh constituencies in Uttar Pradesh and Sangrur seat in Punjab. The other constituencies where assembly bypolls were held were Rajinder Nagar in Delhi, Mandar in Jharkhand's Ranchi district and Atmakuru in Andhra Pradesh. Tripura has the highest number of four seats -- Agartala, Jubarajnagar, Surma and Town Bardowali.
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#PM Modi expresses gratitude to voters
#J P Nadda lauds BJP's historic win in UP bypolls
Hailing the BJP's victory in the two Lok Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh as historic, party president J P Nadda on Sunday said it reflects people's faith in the public welfare policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The BJP's victory in Rampur and Azamgarh, considered difficult seats for the party, is significant as these were earlier held by Samajwadi Party stalwart Azam Khan and its president Akhilesh Yadav, both of whom resigned after being elected to the state assembly. Nadda also congratulated Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha for his win in the assembly bypoll and also that of two other party candidates.
#A message to dynastic and casteist parties: UP CM Adityanath on Lok Sabha bypoll win
With the ruling BJP wresting two Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh from the Samajwadi Party in a bypoll, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday people have sent a message that they are not ready to accept dynastic and casteist parties, those who incite communal tensions and criminals. The chief minister said the BJP's "double engine government" -- dispensations of the same party at the Centre and in the state -- has secured "double victory" in the state under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a press conference at the state party headquarters here, Adityanath announced that BJP candidate Ghanshyam Lodhi won from Rampur and Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirhau' from Azamgarh. However, an official declaration of the bypoll result in Azamgarh is awaited.
#YSRC wins Atmakuru seat by 82,888 votes in Andhra Pradesh Assembly bypoll
The ruling YSR Congress has retained the Atmakuru Assembly seat, in SPS Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, by a huge margin of 82,888 votes in the by-election held on June 23, the result of which was declared on Sunday. YSRC's Mekapati Vikram Reddy secured 1,02,241 votes against his rival G Bharat Kumar Yadav of the BJP, who managed to get only 19,353. Bahujan Samaj Party's Nanda Obuleshu polled 4,904 and an Independent 2,276 while 4,182 voters preferred NOTA. Ten other candidates got less than 999 votes each.
#Tripura, Jharkhand save Congress blushes in bypolls
Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman has saved Congress from embarrassment as he was the lone candidate to win by-polls in Tripura while the other three seats are won by the BJP in the state. The Congress was decimated in Delhi and Punjab while the party did not contest the UP Lok Sabha bypolls. In Jharkhand, Congress has registered a win in the bypoll increasing the party's tally in the state. Shilpi Neha Tirkey has won but the party lost in Andhra Pradesh with YSRCP sweeping the polls.
#BJP's Ghanshyam Lodhi wins Rampur parliamentary bypoll
BJP's Ghanshyam Lodhi wins Rampur parliamentary bypoll by margin of over 42,000 votes: Official. "The victory in the by-election in Rampur Lok Sabha seat is a seal of the public's faith in the double engine BJP government on public welfare policies under the successful leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," UP CM Yogi Adityanath tweets in Hindi.
#Tripura CM Manik Saha wins crucial by-election
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha won the by-election from the Town Bardowali seat by a margin of 6,104 on Sunday, as per the Election Commission. The chief minister, a BJP candidate, secured 17,181 votes, which is 51.63 percent of the total votes polled. His nearest rival Asish Kumar Saha of the Congress bagged 11,077 votes or 33.29 percent of the total votes. The Left Front was at the third spot as Forward Bloc candidate Raghunath Sarkar secured 3,376 votes (10.15 percent).
#SAD (Amritsar) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann wins Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll
SAD (Amritsar)'s Simranjit Singh Mann on Sunday won the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat after defeating his nearest rival, AAP's Gurmail Singh, by a margin of 5,822 votes. Mann polled 2,53,154 votes, while Gurmail Singh secured 2,47,332 votes, as per the data available.
#BJP bags 4 seats, AAP suffers jolt in Sangrur
The BJP on Sunday bagged one Lok Sabha and three assembly seats, while the Aam Aadmi Party suffered a setback in Punjab's Sangrur as results came in for the bypolls to three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats spread across five states and Delhi. However, there was something to cheer about for the AAP as it won the bypoll to the Rajinder Nagar seat in the national capital.
#Leaving for Azamgarh: BJP's Dinesh Lal Yadav
#People defeated BJP's dirty politics, appreciated AAP's good work: Kejriwal on Rajinder Nagar bypoll
# Rajinder Nagar poll shows Kejriwal lives in the hearts of the people: Manish Sisodia
#AAP's Durgesh Pathak wins Rajinder Nagar assembly bypoll
Aam Aadmi Party's Durgesh Pathak on Sunday defeated BJP candidate Rajesh Bhatia by a margin of over 11,000 votes in Rajinder Nagar assembly bypoll here, officials said. According to official data, AAP's Pathak polled 40,319 votes, while his nearest rival Bhatia managed to get 28,851 votes. The victory margin was 11,468 votes.
# BJP leading in both Rampur, Azamgarh
After an initial lead, Samajwadi Party is now trailing on both Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha seats, counting for which began Sunday morning. According to available trends, SP candidate Mohd Asim Raja, who was earlier leading, is now trailing by 5,381 votes in Rampur behind his nearest rival, Ghanshyam Lodhi of the BJP. In Azamgarh, BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' has taken a lead of 6,775 votes over SP's Dharmendra Yadav. BSP's Shah Alam alias Guddu Jamali is trailing at third spot in Azamgarh. While in Rampur there is direct fight between SP and BJP, Azamgarh is witnessing a triangular contest with BSP forming the third corner.
# AAP candidate heads towards victory after 15th round of counting in Rajinder Nagar bypoll
AAP candidate Durgesh Pathak seemed to be heading for a victory with a comfortable margin of nearly 11,000 votes over his immediate BJP rival Rajesh Bhatia after 15 rounds of counting on Sunday for the Rajinder Nagar assembly bypoll, according to official data. The data showed that by the end of the 15th round, Pathak was leading with 10,911 votes over Bhatia.
#YSRC leading by over 50,000 votes in Atmakuru bypoll
The ruling YSR Congress is racing ahead in the by-election to Atmakuru Assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, with its candidate establishing a clear lead of over 50,000 votes. At the end of round 12 of counting, YSRC's Mekapati Vikram Reddy secured a lead of 50,654 votes against his BJP rival Bharat Kumar Yadav, according to the Election Commission here.
# BJP leads in 3 seats, Congress in 1 in Tripura bypoll
BJP candidates, including Chief Minister Manik Saha, were ahead in three seats, while the Congress was leading in one assembly constituency as votes were counted for the high-stakes by-elections in Tripura on Sunday morning, officials said. CM Saha was leading in the Town Bardowali seat by 4,363 votes after six rounds of counting. The BJP was leading in Surma as well with its candidate Swapna Das ahead by 1,806 votes after two rounds of counting. After eight rounds of counting, BJP candidate Malina Debnath was leading by 4,320 in Jubarajnagar. In the Agartala seats, Congress candidate Sudip Roy Barma was leading by 3,202 votes after eight rounds of counting.
# Samajwadi Party candidates lead in Rampur and Azamgarh
The Samajwadi Party candidates were leading in both Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha seats, counting for which began Sunday morning. According to available trends, SP candidate Mohd Asim Raja has a lead of over 9,987 votes in Rampur over his nearest rival Ghanshyam Lodhi of the BJP. In Azamgarh, SP's Dharmendra Yadav is leading by 4,917 votes over BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua', his nearest rival. BSP's Shah Alam alias Guddu Jamali is trailing in the third spot in Azamgarh. While in Rampur there is a direct fight between SP and BJP, Azamgarh is witnessing a triangular contest with BSP forming the third corner.
# AAP candidate Durgesh Pathak leads in Rajinder Nagar
AAP candidate Durgesh Pathak was leading the tally over his BJP rival Rajesh Bhatia by a margin of over 1,500 votes in the Rajinder Nagar assembly bypoll, as the counting of votes began on Sunday morning. After the first round of counting, Pathak had secured nearly 64 percent of the votes counted, according to official data shared by authorities. Bhatia was behind him with 32.26 percent share of the votes counted in the first round. Congress candidate Prem Lata was trailing with a meagre 2.09 percent vote share, according to the official data.
# Samajwadi's Mohd Asim Raja leading in Rampur; BJP ahead in Azamgarh
The Samajwadi Party candidate was leading in the Rampur Lok Sabha seat while the BJP nominee was ahead in Azamgarh, counting for which began Sunday morning. According to available trends, SP candidate Mohd Asim Raja is leading by over 767 votes in Rampur while BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' is leading by a margin of 2,117 votes from BSP's Shah Alam alias Guddu Jamali. The SP's Dharmendra Yadav is at the third spot.
# Early trends show SAD (Amritsar) leader Simranjit Mann leading in Sangrur bypoll
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) chief and candidate Simranjit Singh Mann was leading from the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat, for which counting began on Sunday morning, according to initial trends. Mann, a former MP, is leading by a margin of 856 votes from his nearest rival and AAP candidate Gurmail Singh, the trends indicated.
# Counting of votes underway for Rampur, Azamgarh Lok Sabha bypolls
The counting of votes for the bypolls to the Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh was underway amid tight security. The counting process started at 8 am. In Azamgarh, Samajwadi Party candidate Dharmendra Yadav got into an argument with security personnel over alleged denial of entry in the strongroom. Yadav alleged that "an attempt is being made to change EVMs and that is why he was not allowed entry inside." The SP leader was later allowed inside.
# Counting on for Mandar bypoll in Jharkhand
Counting of votes for the by-election to the Mandar assembly seat in Jharkhand's Ranchi district started at 8 am amid tight security, a senior official said. The by-election was necessitated after the disqualification of Bandhu Tirkey as an MLA in the wake of his conviction in a corruption case.
#Counting underway for Tripura bypolls amid tight security
Counting of votes was underway for the by-elections to the four assembly seats in Tripura amid tight security, officials said. The votes were being counted across three centres, they added. Over 78 percent of total 1,89,032 people had cast their votes in the elections. Twenty-two candidates are in the fray.
(Edited by : Priyanka Deshpande)
First Published: Jun 26, 2022 10:01 AM IST