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BJP ahead in UP, SP-Congress lag behind

election results Updated: Mar 11, 2017 09:33 IST

In thi spicture taken on March 10, 2017, Indian supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attend a mass protest rally against the murder of senior BJP leader Chan Mohan Tripura in Agartala, the capital of the north-eastern state of Tripura. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hoping to tighten his grip on power on March 11 when results are announced from a string of state elections, including the key battleground of Uttar Pradesh. / AFP PHOTO / Arindam DEY(AFP)

The BJP is ahead in 210 Uttar Pradesh seats. The SP-Congress combine is ahead in 60 seats and the BSP is leading in 30. The majority mark in the state assembly is 202 seats. In the political bellwether, Uttar Pradesh, regional groups built along caste lines such as the ruling Samajawadi Party and opposition Bahujan Samaj Party are seeking to keep the BJP away from power. CLICK HERE FOR REGULAR UPDATES ON UP ASSEMBLY ELECTION RESULTS  

First Published: Mar 11, 2017 09:32 IST