UP, Bihar bypoll results 2018 LIVE: SP leading in Adityanath’s Gorakhpur and Phulpur

Uttar Pradesh Lok sabha bypolls 2018Bihar Araria Lok Sabha bypoll results 2018: BJP leading by 1,749 votes, RJD second. Bihar bypoll results 2018: The BJP is leading in the Araria Lok Sabha seat and Bhabua Assembly constituency, while the RJD was leading in the Jehanabad Assembly seat in Bihar bypolls. After two rounds of counting, Pradeep Kumar Singh of the saffron party was leading by 2,321 votes in the Araria seat, EC officials said.   Rinky Rani Pandey of the BJP was leading by 2,729 votes in the Bhabua Assembly constituency.   RJD’s Suday Yadav was leading by around 1,200 votes in the Jehanabad Assembly seat, according to the early trends. Phulpur and Gorakhpur by-election results 2018: SP established a slender lead over BJP in the Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha bypolls as counting picked up pace on Wednesday, a poll official said.  Poor voting percentage in the by polls and the coming together of arch rivals Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party has made the contest interesting in the elections. Phulpur bypoll results 2018: Samajwadi Party’s Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 12,231 votes with 99,557 votes, BJP’s Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 87,326 votes after eight round of counting. Gorakhpur bypoll results 2018: In a turn of events, SP’s Praveen Kumar Nishad is leading by 1523 with 44,979 votes, BJP’s Upendra Dutt Shukla second with 43,456 votes. 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.

Source: Business Standard