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Bypoll Results Underway: BJP wins Vadodara, SP gains in UP

Counting of votes is underway in the bye-election, conducted across 10 states in 33 assembly seats and three Lok Sabha seats, on Saturday.
Congress candidate Babu Vaja wins Mangrol seat in Gujarat and CPI-M candidate CPM candidate Prabhat Chowdhury wins Manu seat in Tripura. Congress wins 2 seats in Gujarat Assembly bypolls and leads in one. In Medak Lok Sabha, Telengana Rashtra Samithi was leading.
BJP wins Vadodara and Maninagar in Gujarat whereas in UP, SP gains with leading in seven seats. However, Leader Laxmikant Bajpai said that bypoll results are not semi-final for 2017 UP Assembly elections.
According to early trends, BJP leads in three of Rajasthan’s four Assembly seats. While SP gained in UP and is ahead on eight seats, BJP is leading on 12 seats whereas Congress is ahead on eight seats.
AIUDF leads in all 3 Assembly constituencies of Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh in Assam. While the Congress candidate was leading in Surajgarh Assembly constituency, BJP was leading in Weir, Nasirabad and Kota South constituency.
Early trend show that in at least three of the nine seats that voted on Saturday, BJP losing ground to the Congress in Gujarat. The BJP had held all those seats with their MLA’s going on to win the Lok Sabha polls in the month of May.
In the polling held on Saturday, about 65.25 per cent of 8.95 lakh voters had cast their votes. In the three Lok Sabha seats of Vadodara in Gujarat, Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh and Medak in Telangana, the polling turnout were recorded as 49, 56 and 67 per cent respectively.
The 11 assembly constituencies were in UP, nine in Gujarat, four in Rajasthan, two in West Bengal, three in Assam and one each in Tripura, Sikkim, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.
Now, when the stage is all set for the results of bypolls, people are eagerly waiting to check whether the Modi wave still persists in the country. It was one of the greatest victory that BJP had on May during the election as it swept the poll winning 163 seats.

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