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Assembly by-election result highlights: Parrikar’s BJP wins in Goa, AAP retains Delhi’s Bawana, victory for TDP in Andhra’s Nandyal

The AAP retained the Bawana assembly constituency, defeating the nearest rival BJP. Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji bypoll by more than 4000 votes.

india Updated: Aug 28, 2017 15:25 IST
HT Correspondents
HT Correspondents
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar with his supporters before filing nomination papers for Panaji bypoll. Parrikar has won the bypoll by more than 4,000 votes. (PTI File Photo)

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar won from Panaji while his health minister Vishwajit Rane, who joined the BJP after quitting the Congress, retained the Valpoi constituency in the assembly by-election. The voting was conducted on August 23 and the results were declared on Monday.

In Delhi’s Bawana, Aam Aadmi party candidate Ram Chandra won the bypoll by a margin of 24052 votes, defeating BJP’s Ved Prakash, whose defection had necessitated a fresh voting. Congress candidate Surender Kumar had taken an early lead but failed to make any impression. Kumar finished third.

In Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Party candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy defeated YSRC’s Silpa Mohan Reddy by a margin of 27,466 votes, giving a boost to party supremo and chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. YSR Congress Party is led by YS Jaganmohan Reddy.

Here are the highlights:

2.15pm: People have again shown confidence and trust in development, welfare and good governance: Andhra chief minister Chandrababu Naidu after TDP wins Nandyal bypolls.

Andhra chief minister Chandrababu Naidu and minister Nara Lokesh celebrate TDP victory. (ANI)

1.40pm: Bhuma Akhila Priya, TDP minister and daughter of late MLA Bhuma Nagireddy, said: “It’s an expected result. We were confident of victory right from the beginning. We thank people of Nandyal for reposing faith on the ruling party. It’s vote for development taken up by Chandrababu Naidu government.”

1.38pm: TDP wins Nandyal bypoll by a margin of 27,466 votes over YSRC. TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy polls 97,076 votes against 69,610 by YSRC candidate Silpa Mohan Reddy.

1.25pm: Nandyal bypolls: The Telugu Desam Party is leading by 26,279 vote margin against YSRCP after the completion of 17th round.

1.20pm: In Nandyal, TDP is leading by 25,078 votes after completion of 16th round. YSRC gets slight majority of 654 votes over TDP in the round, thereby reducing its margin.

1.17pm: Bawana results final figure: AAP wins the bypoll with 59,886 votes, defeating BJP’s Ved Prakash (35,834) by 24,052 votes. Congress candidate Surender Kumar, who had taken an early lead, finishes third with 31,919 votes.

1.15pm: AAP’s Ram Chandra wins Bawana bypolls by more than 24,000 votes; BJP finishes second.

1.11pm: After 27th round of counting, AAP candidate gets 59,844 votes. BJP is second with 35782 votes polled while the Congress receives 31,881 votes. Just one round is left for counting.

1.01pm: AAP’s Ram Chander leads with a margin of 23,132 votes in Delhi’s Bawana bypolls. TDP leads with margin of 23,973 in Andhra’s Nandyal bypolls.

1pm: In Panaji, the BJP had won by 1,200 votes in February 2017 assembly elections. The tough fight was given by Babush Monserrate who is now with the BJP alliance.

12.55pm: TDP’s Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leads Nandyal bypoll by 26,262 votes.

12.48pm: Shantaram Naik of Congress holds a press conference post the defeat of Congress in the by polls for Valpoi and Panaji.

12.45pm: BJP’s Vishwajit Rane, who won the Valpoi bypoll today, says the mining mafia was against him in by polls.

12.43pm: Bawana bypoll update: After 24th round, AAP candidate gets 53,465 votes. The BJP nominee is second with 31,064 votes against Congress (28634).

12.30pm: After 23rd round of counting, AAP leads big with 51,070 votes. Congress (28,126) is third as BJP gets 29,595 votes.

12.18pm: After 22nd round of counting, AAP receives 48,366 votes. But the Congress (27596), which was taking early lead, has been pushed to third by the BJP (28,236).

12.15pm: TDP candidate widens lead margin by 20261 votes after 12th round.

12.06pm: After 21st of the 28 rounds counted so far, AAP is leading with 47,554 votes, looking set to win the Bawana bypoll. Fight for second spot is getting closer with the Congress (27,090) getting tough fight from the BJP (26,406).

11.45am: After 19th round of counting, AAP (42942) widens lead margin as Congress is way behind with 25,885 votes.

AAP workers celebrate outside the counting centre in Delhi. (Abhinav Rajput/HT Photo)

11.35am: After 18th round in Bawana bypoll, AAP (40,402) is leading with 15,000 votes, while Congress has polled 25,187 votes and the BJP 22,750. Ten more rounds of counting to go.

11.30am: After 10th round of counting in Nandyal, TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy is leading by a margin of 19,658 votes. YSRCP’s Shilpa Mohan Reddy is trailing with 32313 votes polled. Congress candidate Gaddam Abdul Khadar has polled just 633 votes so far.

11.27am: Bawana bypolls: After 17th of the total 28 rounds of counting, AAP is leading with 36,878 votes against Congress’ 24,648. BJP gets 21,992 votes so far.

11.22am: TDP’s Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leads Nandyal bypoll by 18,172 after 9th round.

11.20am: After 16th round of counting, AAP receives 34,653 votes as Congress is pushed to a distant second with 23,736. The BJP gets 21,378 so far.

11.08am: After 15th round of counting, AAP (30,770) widens lead against Congress (23,327). BJP gets 20,545 so far.

11.03am: AAP candidate Ram Chandra (27647) extends lead margin against Congress’ Surender Kumar (22936). BJP gets 19,542 votes.

10.59am: TDP workers celebrate as the party candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leads over YSRCP with a margin of 17,440 votes in Andhra Pradesh’s Nandyal bypolls.

10.48am: After 13th round of counting, AAP gets 25,374 votes, pushing the Congress (22,465) to a distant second. BJP has received 18,041 so far.

10.38am: AAP gets stronger in 12th round. The ruling party candidate gets 23216 votes against Congress’ 21848. The BJP is at distant third with 16561 votes.

10.35am: In Bawana, the Congress has received 20914 votes against AAP’s 20785 till 11th round of counting. BJP has been pushed to third spot with 15346 votes polled.

10.28am: Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Suresh Prabhu congratulate Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on his victory in the Panaji assembly by-election.

10.22am: After 6th round in Nandyal, TDP’s Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leads by 16,464 votes against Shilpa Mohan Reddy of the YSRCP.

10.20am: The Congress (19387) is again leading in Bawana against the AAP (19095) after the 10th round of counting. BJP is at third with 14136 votes.

10.14am: After 5th round of counting, TDP’s Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy is leading by 13078 votes against Shilpa Mohan Reddy of the YSRCP.

10.05am: After 9th round, AAP is leading with 17,785 votes against Congress (17503). BJP is at number 3 with 13,356 polled.

10.02am: AAP makes a comeback. It is leading after Round 8. There will be 28 rounds of counting in total.

10.00am: After 8th round of counting, the AAP (15,979) pushes the Congress (15,640) to the second spot. BJP has received 11806 votes so far.

9. 55am: The ruling BJP gets another seat in Goa. Vishwajit Rane wins from Valpoi constituency.

9.51am: In Nandyal, TDP leads by 9,673 votes after the fourth round of counting.

9.48am: The Congress, which has not won a single seat in the last Delhi assembly election, is still leading in Bawana bypoll. After the 7th round of counting, Congress gets 14,791 votes. AAP makes a return in the seventh round with 12,740 votes against BJP’s 10,645 votes.

9.46am: BJP candidate Vishwajit Rane has received 14,684 votes in the third round of counting in Valpoi. Roy Naik of the Congress is second with 5,387 votes.

9.44am: After winning the Panaji bypoll with more than 4000 votes, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar says he will resign from Rajya Sabha next week.

9.41am: In Andhra Pradesh’ Nandyal, TDP’s Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy (17,695 votes) is leading after 3rd round of counting, YSRCP candidate has received 11,624 votes. The Congress has polled just 142 votes.

9.37am: Congress candidate Surender Kumar maintains lead with 13,182 votes in Delhi’s Bawana constituency. AAP’s Ram Chandra has polled 9,499 and BJP’s Ved Prakash have got 9,745 votes till sixth round of counting.

9.32am: By the end of third round, TDP candidate is leading over his nearest rival YSR Congress party candidate by 3113 votes in Nandyal.

9.25am: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji bypoll with a margin of over 4,500 votes, reports ANI .

9.22am: After 5th round of counting in Bawana, AAP gets 7204 votes, BJP 8511 and Congress is leading with 11,097 votes.

9.00am: Of the 250 postal ballots in Nandyal, 39 invalid and 211 NOTA.

8.58am: After 3rd round of counting, the AAP gets 5081, BJP 5145 and the Congress is leading with 6,355 polled.

8.55am: Vishwajit Rane is leading in Valpoi by over 6,000 votes.

8:52am: In Nandyal, the Telugu Desam Party is leading by a margin of 2,832 votes in the second round.

8.45am: In Panaji bypoll, Manohar Parrikar is leading with 4,290 votes in the first round,Congress’ Girish Raya Chodankar gets 2252.sms

8:44am: Counting is also underway in Nandyal. The Telugu Desam Party is leading with 5,474 votes in first round, YSR Congress Party gets 4179.

8:40am: In Bawana, Congress candidate Surender Kumar is leading with 2,108 votes in the first round, AAP’s Ram Chander gets 1906, BJP 1687.

First Published: Aug 28, 2017 09:16 IST