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2018 Lok Sabha by-polls Election LIVE Updates, BJP bags Palghar LS seat as Consolation Prize

Written by Abhishek Lohia

Counting of the bye-elections for 10 assembly seats, and four Lok Sabha seats across the country including the Kairana of Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh and Noorpur of Bijnor was started from 8 am this morning. Trends will start coming in a while. The seats for which counting of votes have started include Lok Sabha’s Kairaana, Nagaland, Palghar and Bhandara-Gondiya seats of Maharashtra. Apart from these, there are other assembly seats which are from Jorhat of Bihar, Jakhihat of Bihar, Shahkot of Punjab, Maheshtala of West Bengal, Chengannur in Kerala, Gomia and Siliguri of Jharkhand, Palus Kadegaon in Maharashtra, Amti of Meghalaya and Tharali Vidhan Sabha seat of Uttarakhand.

After losing the Phulpur and Gorakhpur bypolls, BJP has almost lost the UP’s Kairana Lok Sabha seat now. BJP Candidate Mriganka Singh, who was contested from this seat is currently trailing by more than 40000 votes. While in Maharashtra’s Bhandara-Gondiya seat, BJP was leading at the starting 6 rounds, after they couldn’t maintain their lead as NCP Candidate Kukade Madhukrao Yashawantrao took over him by 5000 votes.

2018 Lok Sabha By-polls LIVE Updates

4:00 PM IST- Trends after round 20: BJP: 263683Sena: 237207BVA: 208009Cong: 46861

3:45 PM IST- BJP’s candidate Rajendra Gavit wins Palghar by 29572 votes.

3:25 PM IST- I will call this the win of communal harmony, samajwad and the win of the legacy of Chaudhary Charan Singh Ji,” Akhilesh said. I would like to thank to the voters for bracing the heat to come out and vote for the Opposition candidate.

Full List of Total votes, Area Wise

Full List of Total votes, Candidate Wise and Area Wise

2:45 PM IST- The BJP tried its best to take the narrative of these elections in another direction. But the people showed them that ultimately ground issues matter. The people of the two constituencies showed them that sugarcane prices, unemployment, and issues of development matter,” UP President Akhilesh Yadav said.

2:00 PM IST- Tabassum Hassan said, Even Narendra Modi’s might couldn’t prevent the victory of love and communal harmony

1:45 PM IST- RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary said the results have show that ‘Jinnah haara, ganna jeeta‘ [Jinnah has lost, sugarcane (farmers) have won]. “We would like to thank all the parties who supported us, thank Akhilesh ji, Mayawati ji, Rahul ji, Sonia ji, CPIM, AAP and others. We are with the Opposition Alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

1:30 PM IST- Mriganka Singh, the BJP candidate for Kairana Lok Sabha constituency has accepted her defeat.

12:30 PM IST- In Bhandara-Gondiya, NCP- 162287, BJP- 149935, Total Lead Difference is 12352

12:00 PM IST- In Bhandara-Gondiya LS Seat, NCP candidate Madhukar Kukde is leading with 51,279 votes while the BJP’s Hemant Patle is at second place with 48,382 votes after the third round of counting. In Palghar, BJP’s Rajendra Gavit maintained his lead by securing 1,90492 votes while Shiv Sena’s Shrinivas Wanaga got 1,68,477 votes.

11:20 AM IST- Trends in Palghar bypoll so far BJP  leads by 56812, Shiv Sena – 42576 Bahujan Vikas Aghadi – 40362 CPM – 12131 Congress – 10366

11:00 AM IST– RLD Candidate Tabassum Hasan has taken a lead of 55000 votes.

10:55 AM IST- In Nagaland, Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after Neiphiu Rio became CM; his People’s Democratic Alliance, which includes BJP, has fielded Tokheho Yepthomi; Naga People’s Front candidate is C Apok Jamir, who is supported by Congress.

10:50 AM IST- BJP’s Gavit Rajendra Dhedya is leading from Palghar Lok Sabha seat by over 10,000 votes over Shiv Sena’s candidate Shriniwas Wanga.  Meanwhile, in Gondiya,  NCP is leading by 3100 votes, BJP second.

10:40 AM IST- Trends in Palghar bypoll so far BJP  leads by 56812 Shiv Sena – 42576 Bahujan Vikas Aghadi – 40362 CPM – 12131 Congress – 10366

10:30 AM IST-  RLD’s Tabassum Hasan leading by over 42000 votes over BJP’s Mriganka Singh.  Tabassum Hasan is the wife of former BSP MP Munawwar Hasan. Hasan is the joint candidate of the opposition, to take on the BJP in Kairana.

10:20 AM IST- BJP’s Gavit Rajendra Dhedya is leading from Palghar Lok Sabha seat by over 10,000 votes over Shiv Sena’s candidate Shriniwas Wanga.  Meanwhile, in Gondiya,  NCP is leading by 3100 votes, BJP second.

10:10 AM IST- The results of the two seats are important for all four major political parties – BJP, Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP – as the outcome is likely to have a bearing on their future course.

10:00 AM IST- Fight in an Adivasi-dominated constituency is between BJP and Shiv Sena. Shiv Sena has fielded Shriniwas Wanga, son of late BJP MP Chintaman Wanga while BJP has fielded Rajendra Gavit, who defected from Congress. Recent events in Karnataka have boosted anti-BJP forces in neighboring Maharashtra, who will gain momentum if the result is against the BJP.

9:50 AM IST- Lok Sabha bypoll: RLD’s Tabassum Hasan leading by over 6200 votes over BJP’s Mriganka Singh.  Tabassum Hasan is the wife of former BSP MP Munawwar Hasan. Hasan is the joint candidate of the opposition, to take on the BJP in Kairana.

9:40 PM IST- RLD candidate Tabassum Hasan is leading with 8,000 votes.

After fourth round of Counting

After the fourth round of Counting, RLD is leading on Kairana By-polls

9:35 AM IST- Tabassum Hasan, the RLD contestant from Kairana constituency, is leading with 4,761 votes.

9:25 AM IST- After the fourth round counting in Noorpur, the SP is advancing with 3,300 votes, while RLD is ahead of 3118 votes after two rounds in Kairana.

9:10 AM IST- After the third round counting in Noorpur, SP is ahead of the 4022 votes, while BJP retains the postal ballot in Kairana.

9:00 AM IST- two rounds counting in Noorpur has been completed. Here the SP has kept the edge. New Nemmul Hassan is running ahead of Avni Singh with 3321 votes

8:45 AM IST- After the first round count in Noorpur, the SP looks behind the BJP. Here SP candidates are ahead of 1264 votes.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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