Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Jharkhand Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Dumka district, Tuesday on Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI File Photo)
Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Jharkhand Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Dumka district, Tuesday on Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI File Photo)

By-poll Results 2020 live updates: A BJP sweep in bypolls, crucial gains in Madhya Pradesh

By-poll Results 2020 live updates: It’s a high stake battle in Madhya Pradesh where the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government needs at least eight more MLAs to prove simple majority.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 01:41 AM IST

Counting of votes of by-polls held in 58 assembly constituencies across 11 states in the country began at 8am on Tuesday. This is being held along the vote-counting process in Bihar where the country’s first major electoral exercise was held amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In Madhya Pradesh, except for 2 seats, results for all by-polls have been declared, said the Election Commission. By-polls were held in Joura, Sumaoli, Morena, Dimani, Ambah, Mehgaon, Gohad, Gwalior, Gwalior East, Dabra, Bhander, Karera, Pohari, Bamori, Ashok Nagar, Mungaoli, Surkhi, Malhara, Anuppur, Sanchi, Biaora, Agar, Hatpipliya, Mandhata, Nepanagar, Badnawar, Sanwer and Suwasra.

Also Read: D-day for 58 assembly seats across 11 states

While counting is taking place for eight assembly seats of Abdasa, Limdi, Morbi, Dhari, Gadhada (ST), Karjan, Dangs (ST) and Kaprada (ST) in Gujarat, votes are also being counted for seven assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Naugaon, Ghatampur (Kanpur), Bulandshahr, Tundla (Firozabad), Bangarmau (Unnao), Deoria and Malhani seats had fallen vacant in the northern state.

Votes are also being counted for by-elections held for two seats each in Karnataka, Jharkhand, Odisha, Nagaland and one each in Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Haryana. There will be no impact of the by-poll results on the ruling governments in Jharkhand, Karnataka, Odisha and Nagaland. By-polls were also conducted across four seats in Manipur and the votes will be counted in this northeastern state on Tuesday as well.

Here are the live updates on the by-polls results:

BJP’s Imarti Devi loses to Cong’s Suresh Raje in Madhya Pradesh by-polls

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Bhartiya Janata Party’s Imarti Devi loses to Congress’ Suresh Raje from Dabra constituency.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: BJP wins 17 seats and leads on 2 out of the total 28 seats

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: BJP wins 17 seats and leads on 2 out of the total 28 seats in fray. Congress wins 8 seats and leads on 1.

BJP wins 4 seats, Independent candidate 1 seat in Manipur by-polls

Manipur by-polls: Bharatiya Janata Party wins four seats and independent candidate one seat.

BJP wins Dubbaka assembly constituency

BJP candidate M Raghunandan Rao on Tuesday won the by election to the Dubbak Assembly constituency bypoll in Telangana,the Election Commission said.

Congress wins Marwahi assembly bypoll in Chhattisgarh

The ruling Congress won the Marwahi Assembly bypoll in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, an election official said.

BJP wins 6 and Samajwadi Party wins 1 seat in Uttar Pradesh by-polls

BJP wins six and Samajwadi Party wins 1 seat in Uttar Pradesh by-polls 2020. Polling was held on 7 seats.

BJP wins all 8 seats in Gujarat by-polls

BJP wins all the eight seats that were in the fray in Gujarat by-polls 2020

Madhya Pradesh health minister wins by-poll from Sanchi

Madhya Pradesh health minister Dr Prabhuram Choudhary wins by-poll from Sanchi by 63,809 votes

NDPP and Independent win 1 seat in Nagaland by-poll

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Independent win 1 seat each that went to Nagaland by-poll.

Congress turncoat wins Abdasa seat on BJP ticket in Gujarat

BJP’s Pradhyumansinh Jadeja on Tuesday 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.

Ruling coalition retains both seats in Jharkhand

In Jharkhand, the ruling coalition has retained both seats that went for by-polls. The JMM has won from Dumka while the Congress has emerged victorious from Bermo, joint chief electoral officer Hiralal Mandal.

Result out for by-polls on Mandhata seat in Madhya Pradesh

BJP’s Narayan Patel has won the assembly by-election from Mandhata in Madhya Pradesh by a margin of 22,129 votes.

BJP’s CM Rajesh Gowda wins Sira assembly constituency in Karnataka

CM Rajesh Gowda of the BJP won the byelection to Sira assembly constituency in Karnataka by a margin of over 12,000 votes, officials said.

In Manipur, 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 wins the RR Nagar assembly seat in Karnataka

The BJP won the RR Nagar assembly seat in Karnataka with Munirathna defeating H Kusuma by a margin of 57936 votes. JDS’ Krishnamurhty was the second runner-up with 10,251 votes.

Congress’s Indu Raj Narwal defeats BJP’s Yogeshwar Dutt in Haryana’s Baroda

Congress’s Indu Raj Narwal on Tuesday won the Baroda assembly seat in Haryana. BJP nominee Yogeshwar Dutt was the runner-up.

BJP regains lead of 491 votes over TRS in Telangana’s Dubbak

BJP regains lead of 491 votes over TRS at the end of 20th round in Telangana’s Dubbak. Overall lead of BJP is 240 votes

TRS gains a lead of 176 votes on BJP in Telangana’s Dubbak

After the 18th round of counting of votes in Telangana’s Dubbak, the TRS was ahead of BJP by 176 votes. The counting will conclude after five more rounds.

In Jharkhand, Congress ahead in Bermo, BJP in Dumka

BJP candidate Lois Marandi was leading in the by-election to the Dumka seat while Congress nominee Anup Singh was ahead in the Berma constituency in Jharkhand after eighth round of counting, an official said on Tuesday.

BJP leads on 8 seats in Gujarat, leaders show victory sign

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).

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt trails from Baroda seat

Congress candidate Indu Raj is leading over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contender and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt from the Baroda Assembly constituency for a by-election to the Haryana Legislative Assembly, as per the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday.

BJP continues to lead in Telangana’s Dubbak

The BJP maintained its lead over ruling TRS after completion of seven rounds of counting of votes for Dubbak assembly bypoll in Telangana on Tuesday. BJP candidate M Raghunandan Rao was leading over his nearest TRS rival Solipeta Sujatha by 2,485 votes after seven rounds.

In Odisha, BJD candidates lead in both Balasore Sadar and Tirtol

The BJD candidates were leading on both Balasore Sadar and Tirtol assembly where counting of votes polled in the by-elections is underway.

BJP leads in Jharkhand’s Dumka, Congress in Bermo

BJP candidate Lois Marandi was leading in the bypoll to Dumka Assembly seat while Congress nominee Anup Singh was ahead in Bermo constituency in Jharkhand, as per trends at 12 noon.

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.

BJP ahead in 7 of 8 Gujarat seats

The BJP is also ahead in seven seats and the Congress in one in Gujarat, where by-elections were held in eight seats.

Early trends show BJP leading in 2 seats, Congress 1 seat in Manipur

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 ahead in 14 seats in Madhya Pradesh, 4 in Uttar Pradesh

The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh is leading in 14 of the 28 assembly constituencies for which byelections were held while the Congress is ahead in five seats, as per the early trends of counting in Madhya Pradesh. In Uttar Pradesh, BJP was leading in four seats and trailing in two others as counting of votes progressed.

BJP ahead in 2 UP seats

While counting is underway on seven assembly seats, the BJP is leading on two, Ghatampur and Bangarmau, at the end of two rounds.

Congress ahead in Haryana’s Baroda

According to early trends, Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal is leading ahead of BJP’s Yogeshwar Dutt by 1,021 votes in Haryana’s Baroda .

BJP takes lead in Telangana’s Dubbak

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken a slender lead of 341 votes in the first round of counting of votes polled in Dubbak by-polls in Telangana.

Why were by-polls held in Gujarat

The bypolls were necessitated after sitting Congress MLAs resigned ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in June this year. Five of them then joined the ruling BJP, which fielded them from the same seats they had won in the 2017 elections.

What Madhya Pradesh result will signify

The results of the Madhya Pradesh by-polls will be an indicator of the effect of the Jyotiraditya Scindia factor in the changed political scenario in the state.The ruling BJP needs to win at least eight of these 28 seats to attain a simple majority in the 230-member Assembly, whose effective strength is 229.

1453 postal ballots and 51 service votes to be counted in Telangana

Counting has begun in Dubbak by-elections in Telangana’s Siddipet district. As many as 1453 postal ballots and 51 service votes are being counted at the Indur Engineering College at Ponnala on the outskirts of Siddipet town.

Counting begins

Counting of votes for 58 assembly constituencies spread across 11 states has begun.

Covid-19 safety protocols to be strictly followed

As counting of votes is set to begin shortly, the administrations have ensured that the protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease are followed strictly.

Counting to begin at 8am

The counting of votes across 58 assembly seats in 11 states will begin at 8am Tuesday. The result of by-polls is particulary important for Madhya Pradesh, where the ruling BJP government is needs to win on at least eight seats for a clear majority in the state assembly.

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