The bypoll results of seven assembly seats across six states (Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Haryana, Odisha and Bihar) will be declared on Sunday. The fierce battle is between Bharatiya Janata Party and regional parties such as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Samajwadi Party (SP), and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Livemint is closely following the events as they unfold. Stay tuned for live updates.
It's 4-3 to BJP in Nov 3 by-election
The BJP won in four out of seven assembly constituencies in six states, retaining the three seats it held, in the by-election results declared today, while the TRS and RJD won one each after a stiff contest with the saffron party.
TRS wins high-stakes Munugode assembly bypoll
TRS wins high-stakes Munugode assembly bypoll in Telangana by over 10,000 votes.
UP Assembly bypoll: BJP retains Gola Gokarannath seat
The BJP's Aman Giri won the Gola Gokarannath Assembly bypoll on Sunday, defeating his nearest rival and Samajwadi Party candidate Vinay Tiwari by over 34,000 votes.
BJP retains Odisha's Dhamnagar seat
The BJP has retained Odisha's Dhamnagar assembly seat, defeating nearest BJD rival by margin of 9,881 votes.
Telangana TRS candidate leads
After the 10th round of counting, TRS candidate Koosukuntla Prabhakar Reddy leads with 67,363 votes, while BJP's Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy trails with 62,923 votes.
Haryana Dy CM congratulates Bhavya Bishnoi for winning Adampur bypoll
Dushyant Chautala, the deputy chief minister of Haryana, congratulated BJP leader Bhavya Bishnoi for winning the Adampur bypoll.
"Congratulations to our alliance's candidate Bhavya Bishnoi on winning! This victory is the seal of the people on the pro-bono publico works of our government. Hearty thanks to the people of Adampur," Chautala's tweet read.
BJP bags Adampur, Gola Gokarannath, Gopalganj, RJD wins Mokama
The BJP has won three seats in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, while the RJD retained the Mokama assembly seat in the bypolls to seven assembly constituencies in six states.
Uddhav-led Shiv Sena faction wins Andheri (East)
Rutuja Latke of Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction wins Andheri (East) Assembly bypoll in Maharashtra.
BJP widens lead over BJD in Dhamnagar
According to the Election Commission (EC) trends, BJP candidate Suryabanshi Suraj widened his lead to 4,845 votes over his BJD rival Abanti Das for Dhamnagar bypoll in Odisha’s Bhadrak district.
BJP wins Gopalganj assembly bypoll in Bihar
The BJP has retained the Gopalganj assembly seat in Bihar, beating the RJD in a by-poll that turned out to be a cliffhanger of a contest.
BJP's Bhavya Bishnoi wins Adampur assembly seat
Bhavya Bishnoi retains the Bhajan Lal family's bastion. Bishnoi won Haryana's Adampur bypoll election on Sunday.
Bishnoi defeated Congress' Jai Prakash by 16,388 votes.
The bypoll was necessitated after former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal's younger son Kuldeep Bishnoi resigned as MLA and switched from the Congress to the BJP in August.
The Adampur seat has always been held by the Bhajan Lal family since 1968, with the late ex-CM representing it on nine occasions, his wife Jasma Devi once and Kuldeep on four occasions.
Gola Gokarannath seat: BJP candidate defeats SP rival
BJP candidate Aman Giri won the Gola Gokarannath assembly bypolls on Sunday by defeating his nearest rival and Samajwadi Party candidate by over 34,000 votes. According to election commission official, the final votes are being computed.
Bypoll results: BJP leads in 4 out of 7 assembly seats
BJP is leading in four of the seven constituencies as per the Election Commission's early trend. The party is leading in Bihar's Gopalganj, Haryana's Adampur, Odisha's Dhamnagar, and Uttar Pradesh's Gola Gokarnnath.
In the UP by-poll, BJP candidate Aman Giri is leading with 1,22,460 votes.
In Dhamnagar assembly seat, the party's Suryabanshi Surja is leading with 31,108 votes.
In Haryana's Adampur assembly seat, Bhavya Bishnoi is leading with 51,964 votes.
And, in Bihar's Gopalganj, the party's Kusum Devi is leading with 70,053 votes.
RJD wins Bihar's Mokama seat
Bihar's RJD candidate Neelam Devi has won the Mokama assembly seat that was vacated due to her husband Anant Singh's disqualification after conviction in an Arms Act case. Neelam Devi secured 77,077 votes and defeated BJP's Sonam Devi by 16,611 votes.
Bihar bypoll: RJD's Neelam Devi leads in Mokama
The RJD has established a lead in Mokama constituency in Bihar. Neelam Devi is ahead of BJP’s Sonam Devi by 12,152 votes.
"My victory was certain. I had already said there's nobody else in my contest. It was just a formality. Mokama is the land of Parshuram, people won't get lured. Vidhayak ji(Anant Singh) served people. They're giving the result now," Neelam Devi said.
The Mokama seat fell vacant following the disqualification of RJD MLA Anant Singh after his conviction in an Arms Act case. Mokama has been the stronghold of Anant Singh since 2005. He won the seat twice on JD(U) tickets. Singh fought as an RJD candidate in the 2020 elections and retained the seat. But he was disqualified from the assembly following his conviction in the criminal case.
UP's Gola Gokarannath seat: BJP candidate leading by 25,000 votes
BJP candidate Aman Giri has taken a comfortable lead of about 25,000 votes over his nearest rival as counting of votes progressed in the Gola Gokarannath assembly bypolls on Sunday.
While Giri has got 73,371 votes so far, Samajwadi Party's Vinay Tiwari got 48,739 votes so far.
Odisha bypoll: BJP leads in Dhamnagar constituency
BJP candidate Suryabanshi Suraj registered a lead over his BJD rival Abanti Das by 3,261 votes after the initial rounds of counting of votes for Dhamnagar bypolls in Odisha’s Bhadrak district.
Suraj secured 18,181 votes in the first four rounds of counting, while BJD candidate Abanti Das bagged 14,920. Congress nominee Baba Harekrushna Sethi got 557 votes.
BJP trailing in Bihar's Mokama and Telangana's Munugode
The Bharatiya Janata party is trailing in Bihar ‘s Mokama and Telangana’s Munugode as the counting of bypolls of the three assembly seat is underway.
BJP's Komatireddy Rajgopal Reddy is marginally behind TRS Koosukuntla Prabhakar Reddy. As per the current trend by the Election Commission of India, the TRS candidate is leading with 21,589 votes while BJP's candidate is trailing with 21,174 votes.
On the other hand, in Bihar, BJP candidate Kusum Devi has gone ahead of RJD's candidate in Gopalganj. Kusum Devi from BJP is leading with 22,045 votes and RJD's Mohan Prasad Gupta trailing with 21,176 votes.
However, RJD candidate Neelam Devi is leading from the Mokama seat. Neelam Devi is leading with 53,763 votes.
BJP's Sonam Devi is trailing with 40,228 votes.
Bihar bypolls: RJD leads in both Mokama, Gopalganj
In Bihar, the main contest is between the BJP and the RJD in Bihar.
For the Mokama assembly seat in Bihar, RJD's Neelam Devi is leading with 42,603 votes whereas Mohan Prasad Gupta is leading on the Gopalganj assembly seat with 9,268 votes.
Notably, Mokama is said to be the stronghold of Anant Singh since 2005. He won the seat twice on JD(U) tickets.
BJP has given the ticket to Kusum Devi, the wife of incumbent BJP MLA Subhash Singh.
UP's Gola Gokarannath byelection: BJP candidate leading by 10,000 votes
Aman Giri has taken a comfortable lead of over 10,000 over his nearest rival as counting of votes progressed in the Gola Gokarannath assembly bypolls on Sunday.
Gola Gokarannath is part of Union minister Ajay Mishra's Lakhimpur Kheri parliamentary constituency.
Mishra has been in the eye of a storm following the killing of four farmers during violence in October last year. His son is an accused in the case.
Uttar Pradesh bypoll updates: BJP's Aman Giri leads from Gola Gokrannath seat
As per the latest ECI's trend, BJP's Aman Giri is leading with 53,071 votes in the Gola Gokrannath seat. Samajwadi Party's Vinay Tiwari is trailing with 38,402 votes.
Telangana bypoll updates: TRS ahead of BJP as per latest ECI trend
Telangana Rashtriya Samithi's candidate Koosukuntla Prabhakar Reddy is leading with 6,418 votes in the Munugode constituency. BJP's Komatireddy Rajgopal Reddy has secured 5,126 votes so far.
Haryana bypoll updates: BJP's Bhavya Bishnoi leads on Adampur seat
Bhavya Bishnoi is leading with 10,778 votes on the Adampur seat. Congress' Jai Prakash trailing with 8,800 votes.
Bihar bypoll trend: RJD ahead of BJP in both seats
RJD's Mohan Prasad Gupta is leading with 2,713 votes on Gopalganj seat. BJP's Kusum Devi is trailing with 1,798 votes.
In Mokama, Neelam Devi of RJD is leading with 22,756 votes while BJP's Sonam Devi is trailing with 15,032 votes.
Andheri East bypoll: Rutuja Ramesh Latke leading with 7478 votes
Ramesh Latke's wife Rutuja Latke, the candidate of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), is leading from the Andheri East Assembly seat. She has been pitted against six independent candidates.
Voting for the by-election necessitated due to the death of sitting Shiv Sena MLA Ramesh Latke in May this year, was held on November 3 and witnessed a low voter turnout of 31.74%.
Odisha by-poll: BJP leading on Dhamnagar seat
BJP's Suryabanshi Suraj is leading from the Dhamnagar Assembly seat by a small margin at present, according to the Election Commission of India's website. Suraj is contesting against Abanti Das of Biju Janata Dal
BJP's Amam Giri leads in Uttar Pradesh by-election
BJP's Aman Giri continues to lead on Gola Gokrannath assembly seat with 15,866 votes after the fourth round of counting. Samajwadi Party's Vinay Tiwari trailing with 10,853 votes.
Uttar Pradesh by-polls: Counting of votes begins for Gola Gokarannath seat
The Gola Gokarannath seat fell vacant after the death of BJP MLA Arvind Giri on September 6. With the BSP and the Congress keeping away from the bypolls, there seems to be a direct fight between the BJP's Aman Giri and the SP candidate - former Gola MLA Vinay Tiwari.
Bihar bypolls: RJD's Neelam Devi leads from Mokama seat
In the Bihar by-polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Neelam Devi is leading on the Mokama assembly seat. Neelam Devi has been pitted against BJP's Sonam Devi. Neelam is the wife of Anant Singh. It is Singh's stronghold since 2005. He won the seat twice on JD(U) tickets. Singh fought as an RJD candidate in the 2020 elections and retained the seat. But he was disqualified from the assembly following his conviction in the criminal case.
Adampur bypoll: BJP candidate Bhavya Bishnoi leading
As per initial trends of Adamput byelection, BJP candidate Bhavya Bishnoi leading by 2846 votes in the first round of counting.
Haryana: Counting of votes for Adampur bypoll begins
The Adampur by-poll was necessitated after former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal's younger son Kuldeep Bishnoi resigned as MLA and switched from the Congress to the BJP in August.
Here, the saffron party has fielded Bhavya Bishnoi, the grandson of former chief minister Bhajan Lal. Bhavya is the son of Kuldeep Bishnoi.
While the Congress fielded Union minister Jai Prakash, a three-time MP from Hisar and two-time MLA.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had nominated Satender Singh, who switched over from the BJP.
Bihar: Counting of votes to begin at 8 am for Mokama and Gopalganj assembly seats
The Mokama seat fell vacant as RJD MLA Anant Singh was disqualified after his conviction in an Arms Act case, while the by-election in Gopalganj was necessitated due to the death of BJP MLA Subhash Singh.
BJP leader Kusum Devi is pitted against RJD's Mohan Gupta in Gopalganj. In Mokama, BJP nominee Sonam Devi is up against RJD's Neelam Devi, the wife of Anant Sigh.
Mokama has been the stronghold of Anant Singh since 2005. He won the seat twice on JD(U) tickets. He fought as an RJD candidate in the 2020 elections and retained the seat. But, was disqualified following his conviction.
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