Tripura Bypoll Results Highlights: BJP wins big, bags both Boxanagar & Dhanpur seats
Tripura Bypoll Results Highlights: The ruling party wrested Boxanagar from the CPI(M), and retained Dhanpur. This live blog is now closed.
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious in the September 5 bypolls to the state's Boxanagar and Dhanpur assembly seats, the counting of votes for which was held on Friday.
The party's Tafajjal Hossain (34,146 votes) wrested the Boxanagar seat from CPI(M), defeating its candidate, Mizan Hossain (3909), by 30,237 votes, the ECI's website showed. In Dhanpur, meanwhile, the saffron outfit's Bindu Debnath (30,017 votes) defeated the CPI(M)'s Kaushik Chanda (11,146) by 18,871 votes.
Total six rounds of counting was conducted in both segments.
On both the seats, there was a direct contest between the and the opposition CPI(M) as two other opposition parties – the TIPRA Motha and the Congress – did not field their respective candidates.
The bypolls in Boxanagar were necessitated due to the demise of the sitting CPI(M) legislator Samsul Haque. In Dhanpur, on the other hand, Union minister Pratima Bhoumik, who contested the state assembly elections earlier this year, resigned from the seat days after her election.
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- Sep 08, 2023 02:33 PM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: TIPRA Motha chief slams Congress for ‘backing out’
If a party does not have the courage to fight for the people then why contest and then back out at the last moment leaving their own loyal workers to suffer?: Pradyot Deb Barman, TIPRA Motha chief and former state Congress presidentSep 08, 2023 02:03 PM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: How about results in other states?
You can follow the results on the ECI's official website or follow Hindustan Times' live blog.Sep 08, 2023 01:24 PM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP's Amit Malviya reacts
End of the road for the Communists, in what was once their bastion: Amit Malviya, BJP IT cell chiefSep 08, 2023 12:57 PM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: CM congratulates winning candidates
Tripura chief minister Manik Saha thanks voters after BJP wins bypolls to both Boxanagar and Dhanpur assembly constituencies.Sep 08, 2023 12:24 PM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: How other candidates fared?
NOTA (None of the above): 434 votes
Md. Selim, Independent: 181 votes
Ratan Hossen, Independent: 144 votes
Anil Reang, Independent: 544 votes
NOTA: 533 votes
Bappi Debnath, Independent: 426 votesSep 08, 2023 11:57 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP mocks Congress after win
BJP workers celebrate, mock Congress after party wrests Boxanagar from CPI(M), retains Dhanpur in bypolls.Sep 08, 2023 11:19 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP wins both seats
Voting for all six rounds done, BJP victorious in both Boxanagar and Dhanpur.
- Tafajjal Hossain, BJP: 34,146 votes
- Mizan Hossain, CPI(M): 3909 votes
1. Bindu Debnath, BJP: 30,017 votes
2. Kaushik Chanda, CPI(M): 11,146 votesSep 08, 2023 10:53 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP inches closer to win
In Boxanagar, after four out of six rounds:
- Tafajjal Hossain, BJP: 27,751 votes
- Mizan Hossain, CPI(M): 2273 votes
After five rounds in Dhanpur:
Sep 08, 2023 10:24 AM IST
- Bindu Debnath, BJP: 25,170 votes
- Kaushik Chanda, CPI(M): 9356 votes
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP extends lead
Three rounds (of total six) left in Boxanagaar, two in Dhanpur. Status in respective constituencies:
- Tafajjal Hossain, BJP: 22,781 votes
- Mizan Hossain, CPI(M): 765 votes
Sep 08, 2023 09:44 AM IST
- Bindu Debnath: 20,980 votes
- Kaushik Chanda: 6596 votes
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP leading on both seats
Total six rounds to be counted. After round 1 in Boxanagar and Dhanpur, respectively:
- Tafajjal Hossain, BJP: 7706 votes
- Mizan Hossain, CPI(M): 375
Sep 08, 2023 09:30 AM IST
- Bindu Debnath, BJP: 5341 votes
- Kaushik Chanda, CPI(M): 1276
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: How Boxanagar voted in 2023 Tripura election?
Sep 08, 2023 08:57 AM IST
- Samsul Haque (CPI M): 19,404 votes; 50.34% of votes
- Tafajjal Hossain (BJP): 14,555; 37.76%
- Abu Khayer Miah (TIPRA Motha): 3010; 7.81%
Tripura 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), Uttarakhand (Bageshwar), Uttar Pradesh (Ghosi), and West Bengal (Dhupguri). Bypolls on each of these seats, too, were held on September 5.Sep 08, 2023 08:34 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: CPI(M) 'boycotts' counting
The party-led Left front is not participating in the counting process. It has claimed ‘large-scale’ rigging in voting, and accused the ECI of not taking steps to prevent the rigging.Sep 08, 2023 08:07 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: BJP OR CPI(M)? 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 08, 2023 07:52 AM IST
Tripura 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 08, 2023 07:39 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: Who are the candidates?
The BJP has fielded Tafajjal Hossain and Bindu Debnath from Boxanagar and Dhanpur respectively. Their challengers from the CPI(M) are Mizan Hossein (Boxanagar) and Kaushik Chanda (Dhanpur).Sep 08, 2023 07:21 AM IST
Tripura Bypoll Results Live Updates: Counting of votes today
The counting of votes for the September 5 bypolls will commence at 8am. On both the seats – Boxanagar and Dhanpur – the ruling BJP and opposition CPI(M) were in direct contest as other opposition parties did not contest.TopicsStory SavedLive Score