Jamshedpur East Election Results: Saryu Roy knocks down Raghubar Das in prestige battle

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Updated:Dec 23, 2019 10:06:21 pm

Jamshedpur (East) Assembly Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Saryu Roy has extended lead over CM Raghubar Das to over 10,000 votes as counting for Jharkhand Assembly elections continues.

jamshedpur east election result, jamshedpur east result, saryu roy, raghubar dasFormer Jharkhand minister Saryu Roy contested the election as an independent candidate. (File Photo/ANI)

Jamshedpur (East) Election Result, Live Vote Counting: Independent candidate and former minister Saryu Roy today delivered the biggest defeat to the BJP. He defeated Raghubar Das by over 15000 votes. This is big as the BJP leader had won his last election by over 70000 votes.

Talking to reporters earlier in the day, Das expressed confident of winning the seat, that he has represented five times, yet again.”Let me clearly state that we’re not only winning but we’ll also form govt under the leadership of BJP in the state,”  Das told reporters.

All eyes were on Jamshedpur East seat where Raghubar Das was facing a stiff challenge from his former Cabinet colleague Saryu Roy. Congress’ emerging face in the state Gourav Vallabh too put up a fight but couldn’t succeed. He came at a distant third.

Saryu Roy contested the election as an independent candidate after the BJP denied poll ticket to the veteran leader. Jamshedpur East seat had been a stronghold of Raghubar Das who had been winning from here since 1995. Raghubar Das had defeated Anand Bihari Dubey of the Congress in the 2014 Jharkhand Assembly Elections getting 61.48 per cent of the votes.

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    20:21 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Raghubar Das stares at big deafeat

    Raghubar Das is staring at a big defeat in Jamshedpur East. He is still trailing by over 15000 votes. Independent candidate Saryu Roy is leading and has got over 71000 votes. Counting is still underway. 

    19:09 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Saryu Roy extends lead against Raghubar Das

    Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das is staring at a major defeat as his challenger and independent candidate Saryu Roy is still leading by over 13000 votes.  Das has got 46536 votes while Roy secured 60244. Counting is still underway. 

    18:37 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Raghubar Das still trailing in Jamshedpur

    Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das is still trailing by over 11000 votes. He has secured 41519 votes against independent candidate Saryu Roy's 52833. The counting is still underway. 

    17:26 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East Election Result: Saryu Roy extends lead

    Former minister and rebel BJP leader Saryu Roy has extended lead over CM and BJP candidates Raghubar Das to over 10,000 votes  on Jamshedpur East Assembly constituency. 

    16:26 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Will accept people's mandate: Raghubar Das

    I am hopeful that result will be in our favour. I am waiting for the final results. BJP will accept the people's mandate, says Jharkhand CM and BJP candidate from Jamshedpur East, Raghubar Das. He is trailing from the seat with independent candidate Saryu Roy leading by over seven thousand votes. 

    16:06 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East Election Result: Saryu Roy takes big lead over Raghubar Das

    Former Jharkhand minister  Saryu Roy has taken big lead over CM Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East seat.  Roy is now ahead by  7484 votes. 

    14:33 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East seat election result: Saryu Roy ahead by 4643 votes

    Former minister Saryu Roy has extended his lead against CM Raghubar Das on Jamshedpur East seat. Roy is now ahead by 4643 votes.

    13:20 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East Result: Raghubar Das trailing by 2604 votes

    CM Raghubar Das is trailing by 2604 votes on Jamshedpur East seat after five rounds of counting against Saryu Roy.

    12:35 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East Election Result: Saryu Roy edges past Raghubar Das

    Raghubar Das is now trailing from Jamshedpur East seat. His former cabinet colleague Saryu Roy has gained a lead over 700 votes against  Raghubar Das. 

    12:21 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    BJP will win, form govt: Raghubar Das

    Jharkhand CM and BJP candidate from Jamshedpur East Raghubar Das is confident of BJP winning Jharkhand Assembly elections and forming government in the state. "Had Saryu Rai caused damage, I would not have received the votes, which I did so far. Let me clearly state that we're not only winning but we'll also form govt under the leadership of BJP in the state," Das told reporters.

    12:21 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Saryu Roy closes deficit against Raghubar Das

    Chief  Minister Raghubar Das is ahead by just 137 votes on Jamshedpur East seat. Das's former cabinet colleague Saryu  Roy is giving him  a tough fight on the seat. Raghubar Das has represented the seat five times . 

    11:00 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East Election Results: Raghubar Das leading by over 1000 votes

    As per the latest trends, Raghubar Das is leading by 1107 votes on Jamshedpur east seat. However, the BJP is trailing behind the JMM-led coalition as far as the overall seats are concerned. The JMM-Congress-RJD alliance is ahead on 40 seats and the BJP on 29.

    10:48 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Election Results LIVE: BJP leading on 27 seats, JMM ahead on 25, Congress 13

    JMM-led coalition is headed towards victory in Jharkhand as trends for all 81 seats are now available. The BJP is leading 27 seats, JMM is ahead on 25, Congress 13 and RJD on 5 seats. Babulal Marandi's JVMP is leading on 4 seats and AJSU on three seats. A party or coalition needs  41 seats for a simple majority in the 81-seat  Jharkhand Assembly. 

    10:17 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jamshedpur East result: Raghubar Das leading by slim margin

    BJP candidate and Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is leading by a thin margin of 342 votes on Jamshedpur East seat. Former minister Saryu Roy is trailing behind Das. 

    09:35 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Raghubar Das ahead on Jamshedpur East seat

    CM Raghubar Das is leading by 522 votes on Jamshedpur East seat after first round of counting for Jharkhand Assembly election results. Das is facing a tough challenge from his former cabinet colleague Saryu Roy.

    09:30 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    BJP in touch with AJSU, JVMP, say reports

    With the trends showing the BJP falling behind the JMM, Congress, RJD combine in Jharkhand, the saffron party has reportedly reached out to AJSU of Sudesh Mahto and Babulal Marandi's JVMP, reports said. A party needs 41 seats for a clear majority in 81-seat Jharkhand Assembly. 

    09:17 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Saryu Roy takes lead against CM Raghubar Das

    As per the latest trends, former Jharkhand minister Saryu Rai has taken lead against CM Raghubar Das on Jamshedpur East seat. Congress candidate Gourav Vallabh is also contesting the poll from this seat. 

    09:12 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Election Results Live: BJP ahead on 16, JMM+ on 18 seats

    As per the latest trends, the BJP is ahead on 16 seats; JMM leading on 8 seats, Congress 9 seats and RJD on one seat. Babulal Marandis JVMP is leading on three seats as counting of votes Jharkhand Assembly elections continue.

    09:07 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Congress ahead on Jamshedpur West seat

    Congress candidate Banna Gupta has taken lead on Jamshedpur West seat. Congress contested Jharkhand Assembly elections in alliance with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha  (JMM) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). 

    08:58 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Election Results: Small parties to play kingmaker?

    With predictions of neither the BJP nor the JMM-led alliance getting to the majority mark of 41 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly, smaller parties  like Sudesh Mahato's  AJSU and Babulal Marandi's JVM-P are likely to play a major role in government formation in the state.  

    08:29 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Election Results: BJP, JMM alliance ahead on 15 seat each

    Both the BJP and Congress, JMM, RJD combine are ahead on 15 seats each as initial trends for Jharkhand Assembly Election Results have started pouting in.  AJSU is leading on 4 seats so far and RJD on one seat. 

    08:09 (IST)23 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand election results: Raghubar Das takes early lead

    Chief Minister Raghubar Das has taken an early lead in Jamshedpur East seat as counting of votes for Jharkhand Assembly elections is underway.  CM Das is facing challenge from former minister Saryu Roy and Congress candidate Gourav Vallabh. 

    Jharkhand Exit Poll Results 2019, Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha Exit Poll 2019 Raghubar Das contested from Jamshedpur East Vidhan Sabha seat.The Jharkhand Legislative Assembly has 81 seats. A political party or an alliance needs the support of 41 MLAs to form the government. In the last assembly election held in 2014, the BJP had won 37 seats and its ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) five seats. Babulal Marandi's JVM(P) had won eight seats, of which six MLAs had later joined the BJP. The JMM had won 19 seats, Congress six and RJD had failed to open its account.
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