With Nitish's support, BJP hopes to snatch this Assembly seat

Lalu Prasad Bihar bypolls results

The RJD has fielded Mundrika Yadavs son Kumar Krishna Mohan alias Uday Yadav from Jehanabad.

The results are expected to be declared by afternoon. The RJD hopes to retain the Assembly seat.

In both the constituencies Lalu Prasad's RJD is leading. There were 14 candidates in the Jehanabad assembly bye-election in the electoral fray.

Now RJD leads with 32,554 votes. While the bypoll in Araria is being viewed as a test for the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine as well as the Opposition RJD-Congress alliance ahead of the big battle in the general elections due next year, the parties are looking forward to winning the Assembly seats ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls. Phulpur bypoll results 2018: Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 9924 votes with 87,272 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 77,348 votes after eight round of counting. JDU's candidate from Jehanabad, Abhiram Sharma reached at counting center last midnight.


Elections results will be announced today for Jehanabad, Bhabua and Araria's Bypolls. Around 15 tables will be used at each counting centre in different assembly segments.

Fifty-seven percent votes were recorded in Araria while the voter turnout was 54.03 percent and 50.06 percent in Jehanabad and Bhabhua respectively.

The contest is mainly between RJDs Sarafaraz Alam, Taslimuddin's son, and BJPs Pradip Singh, who had won the seat in 2009 and finished runners-up in 2014. In Bhabhua assembly seat, Ms Rinki Rani Pandey of BJP has succeeded to maintain a lead of 9,866 votes over her nearest rival Shambhu Singh Patel of Congress.

Araria Agriculture Production Market Committee has been made the polling station for Araria Lok Sabha seat. Adityanath and Maurya both resigned from the parliament to become Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, thus necessitating the by-elections. According to the Election Commission, there are 1.96 million (19.61 lakh) voters in Phulpur parliamentary constituency, while the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat has a 1.95 million (19.49 lakh) electorate.

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