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Ghosi Bypoll Results highlights: SP defeats BJP, wins by 42,759 votes

Ghosi Bypoll Results highlights: According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), around 50% of the electorate voted in the September 5 byelection.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav

Ghosi Bypoll Results highlights: The Samajwadi Party (SP) has won by defeating the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the September 5 Ghosi assembly seat bypoll. The SP's Sudhakar Singh bagged 1,24,427 votes, while BJP's Dara Singh Chauhan got 81,668 votes.  The bypoll was necessitated because of the resignation of Chauhan, the sitting legislator from Ghosi. In July, Chauhan resigned as an MLA and returned to the BJP; he joined the SP from the BJP in January last year ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. While the saffron party won the elections, Chauhan was victorious from Ghosi....Read More

For the byelection, meanwhile, the Congress opted to support the Samajwadi candidate, while former chief minister Maywati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), too, did not field its candidate.

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Sep 8, 2023 7:05 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP wins by 42,759 votes

Samajwadi Party candidate Sudhakar Singh wins Ghosi assembly bypoll defeating Dara Singh Chauhan of BJP by 42,759 votes.

Sep 8, 2023 6:44 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Final round of counting left

Sudhakar Singh, SP: 1,24,295 votes

Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 81,623 votes

Sep 8, 2023 5:53 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP national general secretary congratulates candidate 

SP national general secretary Swami Prasad Maurya congratulated the party candidate Sudhakar Singh as he nears a win in the Ghosi by-poll seat. Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter,  Maurya wrote: “Many congratulations and best wishes to the voters and people of Ghosi assembly and to the National President of Samajwadi Party, Mr. Akhilesh Yadav for the historic victory of Samajwadi Party candidate, Mr. Sudhakar Singh in the Ghosi assembly by-election.”

Sep 8, 2023 5:30 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Akhilesh Yadav says ‘victory of INDIA bloc’ as SP nears win

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday congratulated his party candidate Sudhakar Singh, who is leading in Ghosi Assembly bypolls by a huge margin, saying that this is a "victory" of the INDIA bloc and that it will continue in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

Sep 8, 2023 5:18 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP leads by 35,033; BJP trailing

Sudhakar Singh, SP: 1,01,012 votes

Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 65,979 votes

Sep 8, 2023 5:15 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Celebrations begin at SP office

Celebrations outside SP office in Lucknow
Celebrations outside SP office in Lucknow

Celebrations begin at the Samajwadi party office in Lucknow after SP candidate Sudhakar Singh leads in the Ghosi constituency.

Sep 8, 2023 5:12 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: UP Congress reacts

Uttar Pradesh Congress on their official X (formerly known as Twitter) account lauded SP candidate's lead in the bypoll seat and said that “in 2024, people of Uttar Pradesh have made up their mind to bid farewell to the NDA.”

“The people of Ghosi gave a place in their heart to the appeal of State President Shri @kashikiraiji. The victory of the candidate of the INDIA alliance in this by-election declares that the people are fed up with the anti-people policies of the BJP and the market of hatred,” the party wrote.

Sep 8, 2023 4:32 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: RLD chief congratulates SP candidate as he leads with 56.96% votes

RLD chief Jayant Singh congratulated SP's Sudhakar Singh as he leads with 93,196 votes after the 24th round of counting.

“Thanks to the voters of Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, for encouraging #INDIA by registering a big win! Congratulations to the candidate from Ghosi, Mr. Sudhakar Singh, National President of Samajwadi Party, Mr. Akhilesh Yadav!,” Singh wrote on Twitter.

Sep 8, 2023 3:54 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: 21 rounds of counting done

Sudhakar Singh, SP: 81,274 votes

Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 56,472 votes

Sep 8, 2023 3:30 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Shivpal Singh Yadav reacts

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav said “SP Zindabad, Akhilesh Yadav Zindabad” on X (formerly known as Twitter) as the party's Sudhakar Singh (77,994) votes extended lead over BJP's Dara Singh Chauhan (53,722).

Sep 8, 2023 2:46 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP leads by nearly 23,000 votes

After 50% rounds of counting, the SP extends lead to nearly 23,000.

1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 66,707

2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 43,784

Sep 8, 2023 1:58 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: 15 rounds of counting done

  1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 58,711 votes
  2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 38,056 votes
Sep 8, 2023 1:18 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP's Rajeev Rai reacts

Samajwadi Party national secretary reacts as party's Sudhakar Singh (48,202) votes extends lead over BJP's Dara Singh Chauhan (29,987) after 12 rounds of counting.

Sep 8, 2023 12:49 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Sudhakar Singh consolidates lead

After 10 rounds of counting, Samajwadi nominee Sudhakar Singh (38,635 votes) extends lead over BJP rival, Dara Singh Chauhan (26,496), by 12,139 votes.

Sep 8, 2023 12:20 PM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP's lead nears 10,000

After 10 rounds of counting:

1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 34,017 votes

2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 24,675 votes

Sep 8, 2023 11:46 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP now leads by over 7000 votes

Seven out of 34 rounds of counting completed in Ghosi. Latest status:

1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 25,496 votes

2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 18,311 votes

Sep 8, 2023 11:12 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP leads by 7000 votes

  1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 18,496 votes
  2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 11,927 votes
Sep 8, 2023 11:11 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Other candidates after 5 rounds

Vinay Kumar, Independent: 301 votes

NOTA (None of the above): 266 votes

Afroz Alam, Jan Adhikar Party; Pravendra Pratap Singh, Independent: 178 votes

Sanaullah, Peace Party: 116 votes

Ramesh Pandey, Independent: 106 votes

Sunil Chauhan, Jan Raajya Party: 88 votes

Munnilal Chauhan, Janta Kranti Party (Rashtravadi): 83 votes

Rajkumar Chauhan, Aam Janta Party (Socialist): 41 votes

Sep 8, 2023 10:50 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: SP leads by over 4000 votes

After fourth out of 34 rounds of counting:

  1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 14,286 votes
  2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 10,219 votes
Sep 8, 2023 10:19 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: 3 rounds of counting done

  1. Sudhakar Singh, SP: 10,334 votes
  2. Dara Singh Chauhan, BJP: 8342 votes
Sep 8, 2023 9:40 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: First round of counting done

Total 34 rounds of counting to be done. After round 1:

Sudhakar Singh, SP: 3381 votes

Dara Singh, BJP: 3203 votes

Sep 8, 2023 9:18 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: How Ghosi voted in 2022 UP election?

Dara Singh Chauhan, then a Samajwadi nominee, secured 1,08,430 or 42.21% of the total votes, and won the seat, as per ECI. The BJP's Vijay Kumar (86,214; 33.57%) was the runner-up, while the BSP's Vasim Ekbal (54,248; 21.12%) came third.

Sep 8, 2023 8:57 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Counting underway in 5 other states too

Counting of votes is underway in five other states too: Jharkhand (Dumri), Kerala (Puthupally), Tripura (Boxanagar and Dhanpur), Uttarakhand (Bageshwar), and West Bengal (Dhupguri). Bypolls on each of these seats, too, were held on September 5.

Sep 8, 2023 8:31 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Will the results impact BJP govt?

There will not be any impact as the ruling party on its own has 255 seats (273 with allies) in the 403-member UP assembly (majority mark 202). By winning the March 2022 assembly polls, the BJP became UP's first govt in 35 years to complete a full term and get re-elected for a second straight term.

Sep 8, 2023 8:04 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP or SP? Counting begins

The counting of votes has commenced for what is the first electoral battle between the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition I.N.D.I.A (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance), a 28-party bloc that has been formed to deny PM Narendra Modi and the NDA, a third straight term at the Centre in next year's Lok Sabha elections.

Sep 8, 2023 7:52 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Counting to begin shortly; where to check results?

The trends can be tracked on the ECI's official website. The overall results, on the other hand, will be declared later in the day.

Sep 8, 2023 7:27 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Who are other candidates?

Among the major parties only the BJP and the SP are in the fray as each is being supported by their respective allies, who opted out of the poll battle. Ex-CM Mayawati's BSP, which is supporting neither of the two alliances, also opted out.

Sep 8, 2023 7:02 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Why was byelection necessitated?

The seat fell vacant as its sitting legislator, Dara Singh Chauhan, resigned as MLA in July, and returned to the BJP. In January 2022, Chauhan left the party for the SP ahead of the assembly polls, and won Ghosi on the latter's ticket.

Sep 8, 2023 6:44 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Votes to be counted today

The counting of votes for the September 5 byelection will commence at 8am. The contest is between the ruling BJP's Dara Singh Chauhan and Sudhakar Singh of the the SP, the main opposition party.

Sep 8, 2023 7:52 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Counting to begin shortly; where to check results?

The trends can be tracked on the ECI's official website. The overall results, on the other hand, will be declared later in the day.

Sep 8, 2023 7:27 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Who are other candidates?

Among the major parties only the BJP and the SP are in the fray as each is being supported by their respective allies, who opted out of the poll battle. Ex-CM Mayawati's BSP, which is supporting neither of the two alliances, also opted out.

Sep 8, 2023 7:02 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Why was byelection necessitated?

The seat fell vacant as its sitting legislator, Dara Singh Chauhan, resigned as MLA in July, and returned to the BJP. In January 2022, Chauhan left the party for the SP ahead of the assembly polls, and won Ghosi on the latter's ticket.

Sep 8, 2023 6:44 AM IST

Ghosi Bypoll Results Live Updates: Votes to be counted today

The counting of votes for the September 5 byelection will commence at 8am. The contest is between the ruling BJP's Dara Singh Chauhan and Sudhakar Singh of the the SP, the main opposition party.