UP bypolls: SP's Dimple Yadav leading in family bastion at Mainpuri over BJP candidate
- UP bypolls: In Mainpuri, Dimple Yadav has taken a lead of over 29,000 votes over her nearest rival BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya as of 10.10 am. Dimple Yadav got more than 69% of votes counted so far
Counting of votes began today morning for Mainpuri parliamentary constituency, previously represented by Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav. The counting started at 8 am and the results are likely to come in by the afternoon.In Mainpuri, SP president Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav is pitted against BJP's Raghuraj Singh Shakya, once a close associate of Shivpal Singh Yadav. Shakya joined the BJP ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls held earlier this year.
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