By Election Results 2020: BJP Ahead In Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, UP. (Representational)
In a clean sweep, the ruling BJP on Tuesday won all the eight assembly seats in Gujarat where by elections were held, dealing a blow to the opposition Congress which had bagged these constituencies in 2017. The BJP's tally in the 182-member Assembly has now reached 111. The party has also won six out of seven seats in Uttar Pradesh. The remaining one seat has been bagged by Samajwadi Party.
Voting for the eight seats was held on November 3 and counting of ballots was taken up on Tuesday.
The BJP was also looking set to sweep Madhya Pradesh where it was ahead in 19 of 28 constituencies, according to Election Commission trends.
Votes were also counted for the by-elections in Manipur (five seats), Haryana (one), Chhattisgarh (one), Jharkhand (two), Karnataka (two), Nagaland (two), Odisha (two) and Telangana (one).
The votes for the November 3 bye-elections were counted along with the ballots for the Bihar polls and progressed in accordance with Election Commission guidelines restricting the number of people in counting halls, officials said. Extensive measures were taken to ensure social distancing.
Here are the Live Updates on By Election Results 2020:
With Dubbaka victory people conveyed message that BJP will emerge as alternative to TRS: G Kishan Reddy
After BJP won the Dubbaka Assembly by-election in Telangana, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said that with the by-poll victory, people conveyed the message that the BJP will emerge as an alternative to Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party and form a government in the state.
"Dubbaka seat was a stronghold of TRS where people made BJP winner. People told us that in the coming day BJP will emerge as an alternative to TRS in Telangana and form a government here," he said.
BJP minister Imarti Devi loses bypoll in Madhya Pradesh
In a setback to the BJP, its woman minister in Madhya Pradesh Imarti Devi lost bypoll from the Dabra assembly seat on Tuesday, an election official said.
Congress candidate Suresh Raje defeated Imarti Devi, considered a loyalist of BJP Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia, by a margin of 7,633 votes, the official said.
Odisha Bypolls: BJD Wins Balasore, Tirtol Seats
The ruling BJD in Odisha on Tuesday wrested the Balasore assembly seat from the BJP and retained Tirtol in the bypolls held last week, news agency PTI reported.
The BJP has so far won 12 out of the 28 assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, news agency PTI reported.
BJP Wins All Eight Assembly Seats In Gujarat
The ruling BJP on Tuesday won all the eight assembly seats in Gujarat where by-elections were held, news agency PTI has reported.
People Of Madhya Pradesh Reposed Faith In Shivraj Chouhan: BJP Leader
"This result shows people of the state have reposed faith in BJP and the leadership of Shivraj Singh Chouhan and were unhappy with Congress," senior BJP leader and Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told PTI.
UP bypoll Live: Results indicate BJP victory in 2022 assembly polls, says Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the performance of BJP in the Assembly by-polls points to the possibility that the party will perform well in the 2022 state election as well.
"In the by-polls, Bharatiya Janata Party has repeated its performance of the 2017 state assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha elections. This points that BJP will perform well in the upcoming elections also," Yogi Adityanath told reporters at a press conference.
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister further said that all the predictions in the exit polls have been proven wrong in Bihar.
"All the predictions in Bihar have been proven wrong in Bihar. ''Modi hai to mumkin hai'' has been proven right by the people of Bihar and the states that went to by-polls recently," he said.
"In Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-polls, BJP has performed exceedingly well. I congratulate party president JP Nadda for the results," he added.
He further said that the lead margins for the candidates in Uttar Pradesh by-polls is very high: 17,000 to 32,000.
"BJP candidates in the UP by-polls lead their opponents by 17,000 to 32,000 votes. This proves that the government in the state is working well under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," he said.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: Jyotiraditya Scindia thanks people of Madhya Pradesh for clear mandate in favour of BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the people of Madhya Pradesh for giving a clear mandate in favour of his party and said the verdict of the bypolls proved that Congress leader Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh were traitors.
"I am a worker of the Bharatiya Janata Party. I am thankful to the people of the State for giving a clear mandate in favour of the party. Results have proven that Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh are traitors," Mr Scindia told ANI.
He further said that the Congress party's situation would get worse if they kept questioning the credibility of electronic voting machines (EVM).
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: "It has been a privilege to work with the BJP," says Jyotiraditya Scindia
"I have had the good fortune of working with Shivraj Chouhan ji, JP Nadda ji, Amit Shah ji and PM Modi and we have completely removed corruption that had come in during the 15 months of Congress rule. It has been a privilege to work in the BJP," said Jyotiraditya Scindia.
"My path has always been about public service, never about a nameplate. So my decisions were purely based on that," he added.
BJP's Raghunandan Rao wins Dubbak Assembly bypoll
BJP candidate M Raghunandan Rao on Tuesday won the by election to the Dubbak Assembly constituency bypoll in Telangana,the Election Commission said.
He defeated his nearest rival Solipeta Sujatha of the ruling TRS by 1,079 votes.
"The BJP candidate won by 1,079 votes," Siddipet district Collector Bharati Hollikeri told PTI. Rao got 63,352 votes, while Sujatha secured 62,273 votes, she said.
Gujarat bypolls Live: BJP wins all eight seats
In a blow to Congress in Gujarat, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won all eight seats where assembly bye-elections were held in the state.
BJP won Dangs, Abdasa, Dhari, Kaprada, Karjan, Morbi, Limbdi and Gadhada.
In Dangs, BJP's Pate Vijaybhai Rameshbhai defeated Suryakantbhai Ratanbhai Gavit of Congress by a margin of 60,095 votes.
Jadeja Pradhyumansinh Manipatsinh of BJP won in Abdasa against Shantilal Senghani of Congress with a margin of 36,778 votes while in Dhari, BJP's Kakadiya JV defeated Suresh Manubhai Kotadiya of Congress by a margin of 17,209 votes.
In Kaprada, BJP's Jitubhai Harjibhai Chaudhari defeated Babubhai Jivlabhai Patel Alias(Varatha) of Congress by 47,066 votes. In Karjan, BJP's Akshaykumar Iswarbhai Patel won against Jadeja Kiritsinh Dolubha of Congress with 16,425 votes.
Kiritsinh Jitubha Rana defeated Khachar Chetanbhai Ramkubhai of Congress by 32,050 votes in Limbdi.
In Morbi, BJP's Brijesh Merja won against Jayantilal Jerajbhai Patel of Congress by 4,649 votes.
In Gadhada, BJP's Atmaram Makanbhai Parmar defeated Mohanbhai Shankarbhai Solanki of Congress by 23,295 votes.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: With 9 seats already in kitty, BJP gets simple majority
With the BJP winning nine out of the 28 assembly seats in bypolls in Madhya Pradesh so far on Tuesday, the ruling party has already attained a simple majority in the 230-member house.
The BJP is leading in 10 other seats. Voting for bypolls on assembly 28 seats was held on November 3 and counting of ballots was taken up on Tuesday.
The BJP's current strengthin the MP assembly is 107 and nine more seats take it to the simple majority mark of 116. The effective strength of the 230-member house is 229.
According to Election Commission data, the BJP has so far won nine seats - Bamori, Ashok Nagar, Mungaoli, Anuppur, Sanchi, Mandhata, Nepanagar, Badnawar and Suwasara.
UP bypolls Live: Samajwadi Party bags Malhani assembly seat with 4,632 votes
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday retained the Malhani assembly seat with its nominee Lucky Yadav defeating Independent candidate Dhananjaya Singh by a margin of 4,632 votes.
The bypolls to the seat were necessitated due the death of sitting party MLA Parasnath Yadav.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: BJP wins from Bamori, Nepanagar seats
Jyotiraditya Scindia's loyalist and state minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia of the BJP won byelection from Bamori in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday by 53,153 votes, officials said.
Mr Sisodia defeated Congress' Kanhaiya Lal Agrawal, a former BJP leader and minister. Sisodia got 1,01,124 votes against his Congress rival's 47,971 votes.
Mr Sisodia had quit the Congress in March this year to join the BJP.
The BJP's Sumitradevi Kasdekar won from Nepanagar by a margin of 26,340 votes. She defeated the Congress' Ramkishan Patel.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls live: Counting paused for an hour after Congress supporters allege mismanagement
The counting of votes in the Madhya Pradesh bypolls, which were paused after the 14th round on Tuesday due to the allegations of mismanagement and unfair conduct against the polling officials by the Congress, was resumed after an hour.
Party leader and Sanwer candidate Premchand Guddu's son, Ajit Borasi, claimed that the seals of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were broken and that the officials were working under the pressure of the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
"All officials, including the police and the district collectors, are working as agents inside. They are all working under the BJP's pressure. Several EVM seals were found broken. I saw six of them myself," he alleged.
"In the last 14 rounds, we have made several complaints but no action has been taken. I will be taking this to court," he added.
Guddu's daughter Rashmi Borasi echoed: "The tags were mismatched and many of them did not have signatures. The pink-paper seals and green seals did not match. When we asked the officials about this, they said that these things happen and avoided our questions. The police are also not checking for mobile phones properly."
With the declaration of the 15th round of counting, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Tulsiram Silavat is currently leading in the Sanwer Assembly constituency with 73,173 votes, followed by Premchand Guddu of the Congress with 45,802 votes, lagging behind by 27,371 votes.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls live: Ministers Prabhuram Choudhary, Bisahulal Singh win
Madhya Pradesh health minister Dr Prabhuram Choudhary on Tuesday won Assembly bypoll from Sanchi in the state by 63,809 votes, defeating Congress' Madanlal Choudhary, an official said.
Another minister, senior tribal leader Bisahulal Singh won from Anuppur with a margin of 34,864 by defeating Congress' Vishwanath Singh.
Both Choudhary and Bisahulal Singh had left the Congress in March this year.
Mr Choudhary got 1,16,577 votes while his Congress rival bagged 52,768 votes in Sanchi.
Uttar Pradesh bypoll Live: BJP wins Deoria assembly seat
The ruling BJP retained the Deoria assembly seat after its candidate Satyaprakash Mani Tripathi defeated Samajwadi Party's Brahma Shankar Tripathi by a margin of over 20,000 votes.
Deoria is among the seven assembly constituencies in the state for which bypolls were held on November 3.
Satyaprakash Mani Tripathi won the seat by 20,089 votes, the election commission said.
UP: BJP wins Unnao's Bangermau assembly seat by 31,398 votes
The ruling BJP retained the Unnao's Bangermau assembly seat after its candidate Shrikant Katiyar defeated Congress' Arti Bajpai by 31,398 votes.
Bangermau is among the seven assembly constituencies in the state for which bypolls were held on November 3.
The seat fell vacant following the conviction of sitting MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in a rape case.
Manipur bypolls live: BJP wins 2 seats, Independent 1
BJP candidates won two seats while an Independent candidate bagged one in the by-election to four Manipur Assembly constituencies, the results of which were announced on Tuesday, officials said.
BJP candidates Oinam Lukhoi Singh and Paonam Brojen Singh won the Wangoi seat and Wangjing Tentha seats respectively, they said.
Oinam Lukho Singh defeated his nearest rival Khuraijam Loken Singh of the National People's Party by 257 votes while Paonam Brojen Singh trounced his nearest Congress rival Moirangthem Hemanta Singh by 1,560 votes.
Independent candidate Y Antas Khan, won the Lilong seat by defeating his nearest Independent rival Mohd Abdul Nasir by 3,078 votes.
BJP candidate Ngamthang Haokip was ahead of his Congress rival Lamtinthang Haokip by 7,661 votes in the Saitu seat.
Gujarat bypolls Live: Staring at bypoll rout in Gujarat, Congress hits out at BJP
As the BJP appears set to sweep bypolls held on eight assembly seats in Gujarat, the state Congress on Tuesday hit out at the ruling party, saying the outcome is a victory of its policy of using "wrong means like manipulation, money and blackmail" to retain power.
The BJP has already won three seats and established a dominant lead over the Congress in the remaining five assembly constituencies. Voting for the bypolls was held on November 3 counting of ballots was taken up on Tuesday.
Karnatka bypolls Live: BJP workers celebrate victory
The results of by-elections in Karnataka proved that people will support Prime Minister
Narendra Modi and the partys development agenda, BJP Karnataka state president Nalin Kumar Kateel MP said on Tuesday.
Party workers held celebrations at the PVS Circle even before the results came in as the party took the lead in the Bihar assembly polls also.
Addressing partymen, Mr Kateel said the victory in RR Nagar and Sira was expected and the administration of Modi and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa should be further strengthened.
He said BJP will work in line with the expectations of the people.
Recording its first ever victory in the Sira assembly segment in Tumakuru district, party candidate Dr C M Rajesh Gowda won with a margin of over 12,000 votes.
N Munirathana emerged winner in Rajarajeshwari (RR) Nagar constituency with a margin of over 58,000 votes against his nearest Congress rival Kusuma H, officials said
Gujarat bypolls Live Update: Congress turncoat wins Abdasa bypoll on BJP ticket
BJP's Pradhyumansinh Jadeja defeated his nearest Congress rival Shantilal Senghani by a margin of 36,778 votes from Abdasa Assembly seat in Kutch district of Gujarat, the Election Commission said.
Counting of votes in the rest seven seats, where bypolls were held on November 3, is underway.
The ruling BJP is leading in all the seven seats. While Jadeja secured 71,848 votes, Senghani was polled 35,070 votes. Independent candidate Hanif Padyar garnered 26,463 votes.
Mr Jadeja had won Abdasa seat in 2017 on the Congress
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: Selective tampering of EVMs done, says Digvijaya Singh on result indications
As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) established a lead in Madhya Pradesh by-polls, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday alleged that "selective tampering" of EVMs was the reason behind his party losing seats "that [Congress] would not have lost in any circumstance.
"EVMs are not tamper-proof, and selective tampering is done. There are seats that we would have not lost in any circumstance but we did by thousands of votes. We'll hold a meeting tomorrow and analyse the results," said Digvijaya Singh while addressing media.
In response to the Congress leader's allegations, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Digvijaya Singh is making excuses for his party''s defeat.
"Last time when his (Digvijaya Singh) party won 114 seats in the elections, then there was no issue in EVM? He never accepts the truth. He can only make excuses for the defeat of his party," said the Chief Minister.
Gujarat bypolls Live Update: BJP defeats Congress in Abdasa seat
BJP's Pradhyumansinh Jadeja defeats Congress rival by over 36,000 votes in Abdasa Assembly bypoll in Gujarat, informed Election Commission.
Karnataka bypolls Live: Ruling BJP wins both assembly bypoll seats in Karnataka
The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Tuesday won the byelections to two assembly constituencies, wresting the seats from opposition Congress and JDS.
It created history, recording its first ever victory in the Sira assembly segment in Tumakuru district with party candidate Dr C M Rajesh Gowda romping home with a margin of over 12,000 votes.
N Munirathana emerged the winner in Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency with a margin of over 58,000 votes against his nearest Congress rival Kusuma H, officials said.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: BJP wins from Suwasara
BJP minister Hardeep Singh Dung wins byelection from Suwasara in Madhya Pradesh by 29,440 votes, as per Election Commission.
UP bypolls Live: Yogi Adityanath on BJP performance in UP bypolls
"In the bypolls, Bharatiya Janata Party has repeated its performance of the 2017 State Assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha elections. This points that BJP will perform well in the upcoming elections also," said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Bypoll Results Live: EVMs absolutely robust and tamper-proof, says Election Commission
Against the backdrop of some leaders questioning the reliability of EVMs, the Election Commission (EC) asserted on Tuesday that the machines are "absolutely robust and tamper-free".
After the ruling NDA took a lead over the opposition Grand Alliance in the poll trends for Bihar on Tuesday, Congress leader Udit Raj raised questions on the reliability of EVMs, asking why the machines cannot be hacked if satellites can be controlled from the earth.
But another Congress leader, Karti Chidambaram, said the electronic voting machine (EVM) system is robust, accurate and dependable.
"This has always been my view. I stand by it. There have been doubters of the EVM from across political parties, particularly when the results don't go in their favour. Till now no one has demonstrated scientifically their claims. Whatever be the outcome of any election, it's time to stop blaming the EVM. In my experience, the EVM system is robust, accurate and dependable," he tweeted.
Responding to a question on doubts being raised by some politicians, Deputy Election Commissioner in-charge of EVMs Sudip Jain told reporters that the machines are absolutely robust and tamper-proof.
Dubakka bypolls Live update: BJP wins Dubbaka Assembly bypoll in Telangana
BJP has won in the Dubbaka Assembly by-election, informed Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
BJP's M Raghunandan Rao defeated TRS' Solipeta Sujatha by 1,470 votes.
BJP secured 62,772 votes, TRS secured 61,302 votes and Congress bagged 21,819 votes. The vote share of BJP in the by-election was 38.21 per cent as opposed to TRS' 38.08 per cent.
Uttar Pradesh bypoll results: Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai, Says Yogi Adityanath As Trends Show BJP leading in UP
"I congratulate the BJP for the stellar performance under the leadership of PM Modi and JP Nadda. Today's result has proved that be it Bihar or bypolls, "Modi hain toh mumkin hai". The people have proved this saying. The way PM Modi has led India internationally and worked for the welfare of women and farmers, has been awarded the seal of approval by the people," said Yogi Adityanath.
Karnataka bypolls Live: BJP Beats Congress, JDS To Win Bypoll For Karnataka's Sira Assembly Seat
The BJP has completed a clean sweep in the Karnataka bypolls, winning both Sira in Tumkur district and Rajarajeshwarinagar in Bengaluru to add to its tally of 119 seats in the Assembly and strengthen the BS Yediyurappa government.
The ruling party secured around 13,000 votes more than the Congress to clinch victory in Sira and romped home in Rajarajeshwarinagar, registering 58,113 votes more than its Congress rival.
The BJP had predicted these results, with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Ashwath Narayan telling NDTV: "We are 100%, 1,000% sure we are going to win the election in Sira and Rajarajeshwarinagar."
He also predicted a BJP victory in elections to four legislative council seats held simultaneously.
Uttar Pradesh bypoll results: BJP leading on 6 seats, Samajwadi Party on 1, out of the total 7 seats that went into by-poll
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live updates: Shivraj Chouhan waves at people as trends show BJP leadin
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia congratulates BJP''s winning candidates, thanks voters
As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a lead in Madhya Pradesh by-polls, party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday congratulated all the winning candidates and thanked the voters as well.
"Heartiest congratulations to all the candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party who won the MP Assembly by-elections. At the same time, heartfelt gratitude to all the devout voters. I am confident that all the winning candidates will always be ready for public service and proper development of their constituency," Mr Scindia tweeted (roughly translated from Hindi).
"Congratulations and best wishes to BJP candidate Hardeep Dang Ji for winning by a huge majority in the by-election of Suwasra Assembly," he added.
The BJP is leading on 21 seats, while Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are ahead on six and one seats, respectively in Madhya Pradesh by-polls, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
Karnataka bypolls Live: BJP's N Munirathna wins RR Nagar assembly byelection
BJP candidate N Munirathna on Tuesday won the byelection to Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly constituency in Karnataka, officials said.
Munirathna, who joined BJP last year, defeated his closest rival Kusuma H of the Congress by a margin of over 57,000 votes, they said.
JD(S) ended up distant third.
The bypoll for RR Nagar, held on November 3, was necessitated after the seat fell vacant due to disqualification of the then Congress MLA Munirathna under anti-defection law.
Manipur bypolls Live: BJP wins 1 seat, Independent supported by BJP wins 1
BJP candidate Oinam Lukhoi Singh won the by-election to the Wangoi seat, while Y Antas Khan, an Independent candidate supported by the saffron party bagged the Lilong seat in Manipur, officials said Tuesday.
BJP candidates Paonam Brojen Singh and Ngamthang Haokip were leading from Wangjing Tentha and Saitu seats respectively, they said.
Oinam Lukhoi Singh won the Wangoi seat by defeating his nearest rival Khuraijam Loken Singh of the National People's Party by 257 votes, as per the ECI website.
In the Lilong seat, Y Antas Khan won by defeating his nearest rival Mohd Abdul Nasir by 3,078 votes.
Paonam Brojen Singh was leading over his nearest rival Moirangthem Hemanta Singh of the Congress by over 1,560 seats in the Wangjin Tentha seat.
In Saitu constituency, Ngamthang Haokip was ahead of his Congress rival Lamtinthang Haokip by 4,297 votes.
The bypolls held on November 7 were necessitated after Congress MLAs of these four seats resigned from the assembly and joined the ruling BJP.
Baroda bypoll Live: I must be lacking something due to which I could not meet people's expectations, says Yogeshwar Dutt
"I must be lacking something due to which I could not meet people's expectations. I can't say the reason, this is people's mandate. I had worked hard, I will work hard. I have congratulated the winning candidate," said Yogeshwar Dutt, BJP' candidate from Baroda seat in Haryana.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: EVMs are not tamper-proof, and selective tampering is done, said Digvijaya Singh
"EVMs are not tamper-proof, and selective tampering is done. There are seats that we would have not lost in any circumstance but we did by thousands of votes. We'll hold a meeting tomorrow & analyse the results," said Congress leader Digvijaya Singh,
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: BJP leads on 21 seats, Congress ahead on six
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on 21 seats, while Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are ahead on six and one seats, respectively in Madhya Pradesh bypolls, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
As per the ECI at 3 pm, BJP's vote share stands at 51.3 per cent with its candidates leading in Gwalior, Gwalior East, Dabra, Bamori, Ambah, Sanwer, Bandawar and Jaura seats, among others.
Meanwhile, Congress candidates, with 39.9 per cent combined vote share, are ahead on Agar, Karera, Biaora, Sumaoli, Dimani and Gohad seats.
The lone BSP candidate is leading from Morena seat in Madhya Pradesh.
The result of 28 assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh will decide the fate of Shivraj Singh Chouhan led-BJP government, which requires at least eight more MLAs for a clear majority in the state assembly.
Nagaland bypolls Live: NDDP leading in Southern Angami I, Independent ahead in Pungro Kiphire
The ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) nominee Medo Yhokha was leading in the by-election to the Southern Angami I seat while Independent candidate T Yangseo Sangtam was ahead in the Pungro Kiphire constituency in Nagaland, as per trends.
Mr Yhokha was leading by 624 votes over his nearest Independent rival Seyievilie Peter Zashumo in the Southern Angami I seat, as per the Election Commission website.
In the Pungro Kiphire constituency, T Yangseo Sangtam was ahead of his nearest Independent rival S Kiusumew Yimchunger by 1,527 votes, the data said.
Haryana bypolls Live: Congress candidate defeats BJP's Yogeshwar Dutt in Baroda seat of Haryana
Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal defeats BJP's Yogeshwar Dutt in Baroda assembly seat of Haryana.
Odisha bypolls Live: BJD continues to lead in both assembly seats
BJD candidates continued to lead in both the assembly seats, where counting of votes polled in the November 3 by-elections is underway on Tuesday, election officials said.
BJD's Bijay Shankar Das was leading over BJP candidate Rajkishore Behera by 14,561 votes in Tirtol seat in Jagatsinghpur district, they said.
Mr Das polled 32,075 votes after 10 rounds of counting, while Behera has bagged 17,514 votes. Congress nominee Himanshu Bhushan Mallick has got 6,835 votes.
In Balasore, BJD candidate Swarup Kumar Das was leading over his nearest BJP rival Manas Kumar Dutta by 5,302 votes.
Jharkhand bypolls Live: BJP, Congress leading on one seat each
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are both leading on one seat each in Jharkhand, as per the trends at 2 pm according to Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
As per the ECI, BJP's Lois Marandi is leading by a margin of 3,173 votes from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Basant Soren on the Dumka seat.
Meanwhile, Congress' Kumar Jaimangal (Anup Singh) is ahead by 11,677 votes from BJP's Yogeshwar Mahto ''Batul'' on the Bermo seat.
While BJP had fielded candidates from both Bermo and Dumka allies in the state government, Congress and JMM, had fielded candidates in one seat each.
As per the ECI, BJP's vote share is at 44.5 per cent, while that of JMM is 20.1 per cent and Congress is at 28.6 per cent.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: BJP workers, supporters celebrate outside party office in Indore
Dubbaka By-Election Results 2020 Live: TRS leads after 19th round counting
TRS is leading, for the first time, after 19th round by around 200 seats in Dubakka bypolls.
Trends show BJP has support of all sections , says Chief Minister Vijay Rupani
With the trends of counting of votes on Tuesday showing the BJP leading in all eight assembly constituencies in Gujarat, the party workers broke into celebration and burst firecrackers at its headquarter.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told reporters the BJP's showing in these byelections was just a "trailer" of the outcome to be expected in upcoming elections to local bodies and in 2022 assembly polls.
The BJP is ahead in all the eight seats while the Congress is trailing behind as counting of votes polled for the Assembly bypolls progressed.
The Chief Minister and state BJP president CR Paatil arrived at the party headquarter "Kamalam", where they were greeted by upbeat BJP workers who thumped drums and waved the party flags.
Uttar Pradesh bypolls Live: BJP leads on 6 seats, Samajwadi Party on 1
The ruling BJP appeared set to retain six seats while the Samajwadi Party may get re-elected from the one it held earlier as counting of votes in the bypolls for seven Uttar Pradesh Assembly constituencies continued on Tuesday.
BJP's Usha Sirohi was leading in Bulandshahr, Prem Pal Dhangar in Tundla, Shrikant Katiyar in Bangarmau, Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi in Deoria, Upendra Nath Paswan in Ghatampur and Sangeeta Chauhan in Naugawan Sadat, according to the latest trends .
In Malhani, SP's Lucky Yadav was ahead of independent candidate Dhananjay Singh by 3,029 votes. The seat was earlier with SP''s Parasnath Yadav.
A tough contest was on for the Naugawan Sadat seat held earlier by Chetan Chauhan, the former cricketer who was minister in Yogi Adityanath's BJP government. SP's Javed Abbas was trailing there by 1,862 votes to his BJP rival Sangeeta Chauhan.
In Bulandshahr, BJP's Usha Sirohi was leading by 9,841 votes over Bahujan Samaj Party's Mohammed Yunus.
BJP's Shrikant Katiyar was leading by 12,978 votes over Arti Bajpai of the Congress in Bangarmau.
In Ghatampur, BJP's Upendra Nath Paswan was leading by 3,618 votes over the BSP's Kuldeep Shankhwar. In Deoria, BJP's Satyaprakash Mani Tripathi had a lead of 5,443 over SP's Brahma Shankar Tripathi.
The bypolls for the seven UP seats recorded a voter turnout of 53 per cent on November 3, when 88 candidates were in the fray.
Dubbaka By-Election Results 2020 Live: BJP looks set to win Dubakka seat
The BJP is looking set to win the Dubakka bypolls where it is leading by a margin of over 4,000 votes. The results will likely impact the the 2021 municipal elections in Hyderabad.
Bypoll Results Live: Glitch free counting so far, says Election Commission
The Election Commission on Tuesday said that there has been glitch-free counting in the Bihar assembly elections as well as elections to by-polls in 54 assembly constituencies.
"Needless to say that there has been an absolutely glitch-free counting process so far. Slightly more than 1 crore votes have been counted in Bihar which means that there is significant ground to be covered yet," said Deputy Election Commissioner Ashish Kundra.
No issues have come to our notice so far from any quarters, he said.
Regarding postal ballots, Deputy Election Commissioner Chandrabhushan said, "As per law, all postal ballots received till 8 am today are to be taken up for counting. It means postal ballots received at counting centres till at 8 am today need to be taken up for counting. Data related to it will be available at the level of the concerned returning officer."
Madhya Pradesh bypolls Live: Celebrations begin at BJP headquarters in Bhopal as party leads on 19 seats
Celebrations are underway at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Bhopal as the party candidates are leading on 19 out of the 28 Assembly seats, which went for by-polls in the state on November 3.
BJP workers and supporters, carrying banners of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Jyotiraditya Scindia, danced to the tunes of dhol outside the party office.
Meanwhile, Mr Chouhan exchanged sweets with party leaders as the Election Commission (EC) trends show a major victory.
Speaking on the counting and the ensuing result, BJP leader Bhupendra Singh told ANI that it was as per expectations.
"We had earlier expected we will win 16-20 seats in the bypolls. The trends are showing the same today, BJP is heading towards a major victory and the party got full backing of the people. We fought the elections on positive and developmental issues which the people have wholeheartedly accepted. We thank the people for this," Mr Singh said.
Gujarat bypolls Live Update: It is trailer for upcoming elections, says Chief Minister On BJP's lead
As BJP leads on all seats in Gujarat assembly by-polls, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said that this is the trailer for the next elections.
"BJP is nearing win on all eight seats. It is a trailer for the upcoming elections," Gujarat Chief Minister said at a press conference in Gandhinagar.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on all eight Assembly seats which went to by-polls in Gujarat, as per latest trends of Election Commission of India.
As per the ECI, BJP's vote share is 53.71 per cent, INC is 34.51 per cent and NOTA is 2.09 per cent and Others 9.70 per cent.
The by-elections for eight assembly seats in Gujarat were conducted by the poll panel on November 3 and counting of votes began at 8 am today.
Gujarat bypolls Live: BJP leaders show victory sign as party leads on all eight assembly seats
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on all the eight Assembly seats which went to by-polls in Gujarat on November 3, as per the latest trends of the Election Commission of India (ECI).
According to the commission, BJP has recorded 53.19 per cent vote share till 12:50 pm on Tuesday, while the Indian National Congress (INC) vote share stands at 34.43 per cent.
BJP leaders showed victory signs as the party swept the early trends and marched ahead of rival Congress which was previously leading on a single seat in Gujarat.
The byelections for eight assembly seats in Gujarat were conducted by the poll panel on November 3 and counting of votes began at 8 am today.
Manipur bypolls Live: Independent candidate wins one seats. BJP has won two seats and is leading on two
Independent candidate wins one seat in Manipur bypolls. BJP has won two seats and is leading on two.
Karnataka bypolls Live: BJP candidate leads from RR seat by over 33,000 votes
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on both the seats which underwent voting during the by-polls held in Karnataka.
BJP's Munirathna is leading from the Rajarajeshwarinagar seat by a tall margin of 33,185 votes, while its candidate from the Sira seat, Dr CM Rajesh Gowda is ahead by 7,870 votes, as per the Election Commission on Tuesday.
While BJP's vote share at 12:30 pm stands at 53.3 per cent, that of rival Congress is 32.7 per cent. The other big party in the state Janata Dal (Secular) meanwhile is at the third position in terms of vote share with just 11.6 per cent.
Congress' Kusuma H is trailing behind the BJP candidate on the Rajarajeshwarinagar seat, while the party''s TB Jayachandra is trailing from the Sira seat.
Manipur bypolls Live: BJP wins second seat, candidates lead on two others
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate has been declared winner from the Wangoi seat too, along with Singhat whose results came out earlier in the day, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
BJP's Oinam Lukhoi Singh, has been declared the winner from Wangoi seat beating closest rival National People''s Party''s Khuraijam Loken Singh by a close margin of 257 votes.
Earlier today, BJP's Ginsuanhau had been declared the winner from the Singhat Assembly seat by the ECI.
BJP candidates are also leading on the Wangjing Tentha, and Saitu seats while on the fifth seat, Lilong, independent candidate Y Antas Khan is ahead of another independent candidate Mohammad Abdul Nasir. The BJP had not fielded its candidate on the Lilong seat.
As per the ECI at 1 pm, BJP's vote-share stands at 33.4 per cent, while that of Congress is at 23.7 per cent and NPEP is at 10.8 per cent.
Manipur bypolls Live: BJP wins two of the five seats
BJP wins two of the five seats which went to by-polls in Manipur, as per Election Commission The party is also leading on two seats, Independent leading on one seat
Madhya Pradesh bypolls live: BJP leads in 20 seats, Congress ahead in seven
The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh is leading in 20 of the 28 Assembly constituencies for which byelections were held while the Congress is ahead in seven seats, as per the trends of counting on Tuesday.
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is leading in Morena constituency.
However, three ministers in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government including Aidal Singh Kansana (Sumaoli), Girraj Dandotia (Dimani) and OPS Bhadoria (Mehgaon) are trailing behind their Congress rivals.
Bhadoria is trailing by only 175 votes.
Elsewhere, BJP candidates are leading in 20 seats by margins ranging from 181 votes (Agar) to 22,456 votes (Sanchi), while Congress contestants are ahead in Sumaoli, Dimni, Ambah, Mehgaon, Gohad, Karera and Biora constituencies. Tulsiram Silawat of the BJP is leading by a margin of 9,554 votes from Sanver against his Congress rival.
BJP candidates are ahead in Gwalior, Gwalior East, Dabra, Bhander, Pohari, Bamori, Ashok Nagar, Mugaoli, Surkhi, Bada Malhera, Anuppur, Sanchi, Agar, Hatpiplya, Mandhata, Nepanagar, Badnawar, Saver, Suwasara and Jaura seats.
Gujarat bypolls: BJP ahead in all 8 seats, Congress trails
The ruling BJP in Gujarat is leading in all the eight seats while the Congress is trailing behind as counting of votes polled for the Assembly bypolls progressed on Tuesday.
The gap between the margin of votes polled by candidates of the Congress and the BJP is significant in at least five constituencies--Limbdi, Abdasa, Kaprada, Dang and Karjan.
Jayantilal Patel of Congress, who was leading from Morbi earlier in the day, has fallen behind his BJP rival Brijesh Merja who has taken a lead of over 1,000 votes, as per the Election Commission data.
In seven other seats, the BJP has been maintaining a consistent lead since this morning.
Madhya bypolls Live: Minister's Swipe At Digvijaya Singh As Trends Show BJP Lead In Bypolls
As the initial trends in the Madhya Pradesh by-polls gave an edge to the BJP, state's Minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday said that when Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questions EVMs then it means that the BJP is winning.
Reacting to the emerging trends, he said, "BJP has nothing to lose. You should ask people who are losing. We will only gain from here onwards. I heard Digvijaya Singh's statement. If he's questioning EVMs, it means that the BJP is winning."
"We are on the way to securing a clear majority. The two senior citizens of Congress (Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath) will soon be shifting to Delhi," Mr Mishra told ANI.
As per the recent trends, BJP is leading on 17 seats, Congress 9, and BSP 1 in Madhya Pradesh by-polls.
Karnataka Bypolls Live: BS Yediyurappa, states ministers celebrate in Bengaluru as trends show the party leading on both the seats.
Odisha bypolls Live: Ruling BJD candidates leading on both seats
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates are leading on both the Assembly seats in which by-polls were held in Odisha, as per the Election Commission on Tuesday.
As per the ECI, BJD candidate Swarup Kumar Das is leading from the Balasore seat by 2,671 votes, while Bijaya Shankar Das is ahead by 6,400 votes from the Tirtol seat.
While BJD's vote share at 12:15 pm stands at 53.5 per cent, that of its closest rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is 38.77 per cent.
BJP's Manas Kumar Dutta is trailing behind the BJD candidate on the Balasore seat, while the party''s Rajkishore Behera is trailing from the Tirtol seat.
Madhya Pradesh Bypolls Live Updates: BJP ahead on 17 seats while Congress leading on 9
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on 17, while Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), are ahead on nine and two seats respectively, in Madhya Pradesh by-polls, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
As per the ECI at 11:45 am, BJP's vote share stands at 51.5 per cent with its candidates leading in Gwalior, Gwalior East, Dabra, Bamori, Sanchi, Suwasra and Jaura seats, among others.
Meanwhile, Congress candidates, with 40.9 per cent combined vote share, are ahead on Agar, Karera, Biaora, Sumaoli, Dimani and other seats.
BSP candidates are leading from Morena, and Pohari seats in Madhya Pradesh, and the party's vote share currently is 3.90 per cent.
The result of 28 assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh will decide the fate of Shivraj Singh Chouhan led-BJP government, which requires at least eight more MLAs for a clear majority in the state assembly.
Biju Janata Dal leading on the two assembly seats in Odisha which went to bypolls, as per Election Commission
Baroda bypoll: Congress Candidate Indu Raj leading over BJP's Yogeshwar Dutt
Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal is leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Yogeshwar Dutt by a margin of 2,843 votes from the Baroda Assembly seat in Haryana, as per initial trends.
After the fourth round of counting, Narwal polled 11,504 votes while Dutt got 8,661, as per Election Commission data.
The counting of votes for the bypoll to the Baroda assembly seat began at 8 am on Tuesday. There will be 20 rounds of counting.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: BJP ahead in 17 seats but three ministers trailing
Three ministers in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh are trailing behind their Congress rivals even as the ruling BJP has taken a lead in 17 of the 28 Assembly constituencies, as per the trends of counting on Tuesday.
The opposition Congress is ahead in nine seats out of the 27 constituencies for which trends are available. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is leading in Morena seat, as per the Election Commission data.
Ministers Aidal Singh Kansana, Girraj Dandotia, and OPS Bhadoria are struggling in Sumaoli, Dimani and Mehgaon seats, respectively, where their Congress rivals have taken a lead.
UP bypolls: Early trends show BJP leading in 5 seats, SP and independent in one each
The BJP was leading in five seats while the SP and an independent candidate were leading in one each as counting of votes polled in seven Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats progressed on Tuesday.
Bypolls to seven seats in the state were held last week.
BJP leading in Dumka and Congress leading in Bermo assembly seats of Jharkhand
BJP leading in Dumka and Congress leading in Bermo assembly seats of Jharkhand, as per Election Commission.
Manipur bypolls: BJP leading in 2, Congress 1
The ruling BJP in Manipur was ahead in two seats while the Congress and an Independent candidate were leading in one constituency each for which bypolls were held on November 7.
According to early trends, BJP candidate Oinam Lukhoi Singh was leading over his nearest rival Khuraijam Loken Singh of the National People's Party by 268 votes in the Wangoi seat.
In Saitu constituency, Ngamthang Haokip of the BJP was ahead of his nearest rival Lamtinthang Haokip of the Congress by 1,827 votes, as per the ECI website.
Congress candidate Moirangthem Hemanta Singh was ahead of his nearest rival Paonam Brojen Singh of the BJP by 675 votes in the Wangjing Tentha seat.
BJP candidate wins Singhat in Manipur by-polls
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured a victory in the Singhat Assembly constituency (Manipur), out of a total of five seats, in which by-polls were held, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.
According to the data from the ECI, BJP candidate Ginsuanhau has been declared the winner from Singhat, while Oinam Lukhoi Singh is leading by a margin of 268 votes from the Wangoi seat against National People''s Party (NPP) candidate, Khuraijam Loken Singh.
Meanwhile, Congress' Moirangthem Hemanta Singh is leading by a margin of 675 votes against BJP''s Paonam Brojen Singh on the Wangjing Tentha seat.
By-polls were held in five Assembly constituencies, including Lilong, Wangjing Tentha and Saitu, in the state on November 7.
Gujarat by-polls: BJP leading in 7 out of 8 assembly seats
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on seven of the eight Assembly seats which went to by-polls in Gujarat, as per latest trends of Election Commission of India.
According to the commission, BJP has recorded 53.13 per cent vote share till 10:30 am on Tuesday, while the Indian National Congress vote share stands at 35.1 per cent.
The by-elections for eight assembly seats in Gujarat were conducted by the poll panel on November 3 and counting of votes began at 8 am today.
Karnataka By Election Results 2020: BJP leading by almost 20000 votes in RR Nagar
BJP's Munirathna is 20,000 votes ahead of Congress's H Kusuma in RR Nagar. Munirathna is a former Congress MLA who switched over to the BJP while H Kusuma is wife of former IAS officer late D K Ravi in the seat traditionally held by the party.
Nagaland Assembly Bypoll Results LIVE: Independent candidates leading in both seats
Independent candidates were leading in bypolls to Southern Angami I and Pungro Kiphire seats in Nagaland as per early trends.
Independent candidate Seyievilie Peter Zashumo was leading over his nearest rival Medo Yhokha of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) by 922 votes in the Southern Angami I seat, as per the ECI website.
In the Pungro Kiphire constituency, Independent candidate T Yangsea Sangtam was leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Lirimong Sangtam by 1,161 votes.
The by-elections were held in Southern Angami-I and Pungro-Khipre seats on November 3 after the death of sitting legislators Vikho-o Yhoshu and T Torechu respectively.
Madhya Pradesh Bypoll Results 2020 LIVE: BJP leading 13 seats, Congress ahead in 6
BJP candidates are ahead in 13 seats, while Congress is ahead in six seats. BSP is leading in one seat, as per trends.
Jharkhand Bypoll Results 2020 LIVE: BJP leading in both Dumka, Bermo
BJP candidates ahead in bypolls to Dumka and Bermo assembly seats in Jharkhand, as per early trends.
BJP candidate Lois Marandi was leading over his nearest rival Basant Soren of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) by over 7,938 votes in the Dumka seat, as per the Election Commission.
In the Bermo Assembly constituency, BJP candidate Yogeshwar Mahto "Batul" was leading over his nearest rival Kumar Jaimangal (Anup Singh) of the Indian National Congress by a 455 votes.
Baroda By Election Results 2020: Congress candidate Indu Raj leading by 1,021 votes
Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal is leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Yogeshwar Dutt by a margin 1,021 votes from the Baroda Assembly seat in Haryana, as per initial trends.
There will be 20 rounds of counting.
The polling on November 3 for the Baroda assembly seat had recorded an overall turnout of 68.57 per cent, sealing the fate of 14 candidates.
Gujarat Assembly Bypoll Results LIVE: BJP leading in 7 seats, Congress in one
Candidates of the ruling BJP are leading in seven out of the eight Assembly constituencies while the Congress is ahead in one seat, as per the early trends.
BJP's Pradhumansinh Jadeja is leading by over 2,300 votes in Abdasa seat while former minister Kiritsinh Rana is ahead by 5,400 votes in Limbdi, among other candidates.
Congress' Jayantilal Patel is leading in Morbi constituency by a margin of more than 1,500 votes, as per the Election Commission data.
Assembly Bypoll Results LIVE: BJP ahead in both seats in Karnataka
Counting of votes is taking place for bypolls in two assembly constituencies of Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) in Bengaluru and Sira in Tumkur in Karnataka. BJP is ahead in both the seats.
The BJP has fielded former Congress MLA Munirathna as its candidate in in RR Nagar, whereas the Congress has given a ticket to H Kusuma, wife of former IAS officer late D K Ravi in the seat traditionally held by the party. The JD(S) has chosen V Krishnamurthy to contest for the seat.
In Sira, the BJP, Congress and JD(S) have fielded Dr Rakesh Gowda, former minister T B Jayachandra and former (JD-S) MLA B Satyanarayana''s wife Ammajamma respectively for the election.
LIVE Madhya Pradesh By Election Results: BJP ahead in 11 seats, Congress in 2
Visuals from counting centres in Indore. As per Election Commission trends, BJP is ahead on 11 seats and Congress on 2.
Madhya Pradesh By-Election Results 2020: Prestige Issue For Jyotiraditya Scindia In Madhya Pradesh
The results of bypolls to 56 Assembly (and one Lok Sabha) seats across a dozen states will be announced today, with contests in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh among the most absorbing. Half the vacant seats are in Madhya Pradesh, where the result will be viewed by many as a comment on the BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia and the clout he may (or may not) wield since he quit the Congress in March. Seven seats will be filled in UP, with the one held by the BJP's Kuldeep Singh Sengar the highlight; it fell vacant after he was convicted in the Unnao rape case in December last year. Other states where bypolls were held - on November 3 - include Karnataka, Gujarat, Odisha and Telangana. Bypolls for seats in Manipur and a Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar were held November 7. All elections took place amid strict restrictions due to the Covid pandemic."
Bypoll Results 2020 LIVE: Samajwadi Party leading in one seat
Samajwadi Party is leading on one of the seven seats which went to by-polls, as per official Election Commission trends.
Bypoll Results 2020 LIVE: BJP leading in 2 assembly seats in Gujarat
BJP leading on two of the eight Assembly seats of #Gujarat which went to by-polls.
UP By Election Results 2020: All eyes on Kuldeep Singh Sengar's seat
The high-profile seat in UP is Bangarmau, which was held by the former BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar till his conviction in the Unnao rape case in December last year. The Ghatampur seat fell vacant after the death of Kamal Rani Varun, a state minister, and a victim of the novel coronavirus. The bypoll also marked the electoral debut of Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has been fiercely critical of the Yogi Adityanath government over the alleged gang rape in the state's Hathras district, and whose convoy was reportedly shot at last month while campaigning for the Bulandshahr seat.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 22 of the 28 seats fell vacant after Jyotiraditya Scindia's crossover to BJP
Visuals from a counting centre in Gwalior. 22 of the 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh fell vacant after Jyotiraditya Scindia's crossover in March, which triggered the fall of the Kamal Nath government and the return of the BJP. (Pic credit: ANI)
Bypoll Results Live Updates: 28 of the 58 assembly constituencies where bypolls were held are in Madhya Pradesh
Counting of votes for by-polls will be carried out along with the vote-counting process in Bihar where the first major electoral exercise was held amid the pandemic.
Of the 58 seats where bypolls were held, 28 assembly constituencies are in Madhya Pradesh.
Jharkhand bypoll results live updates: Counting of votes begins for Dumka and Bermo assembly seats
Counting is underway in the November 3 by-elections to Dumka and Bermo assembly seats in Jharkhand. Security personnel, including central forces, have been deployed at the counting centres and CCTVs have been installed, state joint chief electoral officer Hiralal mandal
Votes will be counted in 18 rounds in Dumka and 17 rounds in Bermo seat in Bokaro district. The process is expected to be completed by 3 pm.
Counting of votes for Baroda bypoll begins
The counting of votes for the bypoll to the Baroda assembly seat in Haryana began at 8 am, officials said. There will be 20 rounds of counting. Three-tier security has been provided at the counting centre in Mohana, Sonipat, PTI reported quoting an official.
The polling on November 3 for the Baroda assembly seat had recorded an overall turnout of 68.57 per cent, sealing the fate of 14 candidates.
Election Commission officials at a ballot storing room in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Nagaland bypolls result: Counting of votes begins
Counting of votes polled in the by-elections is underway in Nagaland where bypolls were held in two assembly constituencies. All COVID-19 regulations are being followed for the counting, news agency PTI reported quoting an official.
Manipur Bypoll results live updates: Counting of votes begins amid Covid safety protocols
Counting of votes in four assembly constituencies of Manipur - where by-elections were held last week -started at 8 am. COVID-19 safety protocols are being followed in the counting centres where the administration has put in place tight security arrangements.
The by-polls held on November 7 were necessitated after Congress MLAs of these four seats resigned from the assembly and joined the ruling BJP.
Bihar Election Results 2020: NDA, Tejashwi Yadav-led alliance ahead in two seats each
First leads in, Nitish Kumar's NDA, Tejashwi Yadav-led alliance ahead in two seats each
Bypoll Results Live Updates: Counting of votes begins for by-polls to 58 Assembly seats
Counting of votes begins for 243-member Bihar Assembly and by-polls to 58 Assembly seats across 11 states
Just In: Counting of votes begins for 243-member Bihar Assembly and by-polls to 58 Assembly seats across 11 states
Besides, counting of votes will be held in eight seats in Gujarat, one seat in Haryana, one seat in Chhattisgarh which was with Ajit Jogi's Janata Congress; two seats in Jharkhand which were held by the Congress and its ally JMM; and two seats in Karnataka which were with Congress and the JD(S) will also witness counting of votes.
Bihar Assembly Election Results 2020: Nitish Kumar Or Tejashwi Yadav? Bihar Counts Soon
Apart from the bypoll results in 11 states, counting of votes in Bihar Assembly election will take place today. The choice is between a fourth term for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and a first one for his former deputy, 31-year-old Tejashwi Yadav, candidate of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Congress and the Left alliance.
Bihar Bypoll Results 2020: Counting of votes in Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat bypolls today
Counting of votes would also take place for Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat bypolls in Bihar, where the assembly election results will also be out today.
UP byelection results 2020: Counting of votes in 7 seats in Uttar Pradesh
Seven seats will be filled in Uttar Pradesh, with the one held by expelled BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar's Unnao seat the highlight. The seat fell vacant after Kuldeep Sengar was expelled from the assembly after his conviction in the Unnao rape case in December last year.