Lok Sabha, Assembly Bypoll Results 2022 Live Updates: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha won his first ever direct election comfortably by defeating Congress’ Ashish Kumar Saha from Town Bardowali. After BJP’s Dinesh Lal Yadav and ‘Nirahua’ won by a huge margin in Samajwadi Party’s bastion, PM Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter, “The by-poll wins in Azamgarh and Rampur are historic. It indicates wide-scale acceptance and support for the double engine Governments at the Centre and in UP. Grateful to the people for their support. I appreciate the efforts of our Party Karyakartas.”
Here is the full state-wise list of winners:
Tripura (4 Assembly seats)
Agartala – Sudip Roy Barman (Indian National Congress) beats Ashok Sinha (Bharatiya Janata Party) by 3,163 votes
Town Bardowali – Manik Saha (Bharatiya Janata Party) beats Asish Kumar Saha (Indian National Congress) by 6,104 votes
Surma – Swapna Das (Paul) (Bharatiya Janata Party) beats Baburam Satnami (Independent) by 4,583 votes
Jubarajnagar – Malina Debnath (Bharatiya Janata Party) beats Sailendra Chandra Nath (Communist Party of India (Marxist) by 4,572 votes
Andhra Pradesh (1 Assembly seat)
Atmakur – Vikram Reddy (Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party) beats Bharath Kumar Gundlapalli (Bharatiya Janata Party) by 82,888 votes
Punjab (1 Lok Sabha seat)
Sangrur – Simranjit Singh Mann (Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) beats Gurmail Singh (Aam Aadmi Party) by 5,822 votes
Uttar Pradesh (2 Lok Sabha seats)
Azamgarh – Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirahua” (Bharatiya Janata Party) beats Dharmendra Yadav (Samajwadi Party) by 8,679 votes
Rampur – Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi beats Mohd Asim Raja by 42,192 votes
Delhi (1 Assembly seat)
Rajinder Nagar – Durgesh Pathak (Aam Aadmi Party) beats Rajesh Bhatia (Bharatiya Janata Party) by 11,000 votes
Jharkhand (1 Assembly seat)
Mandar – Shilpi Neha Tirkey (Indian National Congress) beats Gangotri Kujur (Bharatiya Janata Party) by 23,690 votes
The highest number of seats that went to the bypolls were from Tripura — Agartala, Jubarajnagar, Surma and Town Bardowali. Town Bardowali witnessed a crucial battle as Chief Minister Manik Saha, who was fighting his first ever direct election, defeated Congress’ Ashish Kumar Saha, who was eyeing to win back the seat that fell vacant after he had defected to Congress from BJP last year.
The Atmakur constituency went to the bypolls after the death of Commerce and Information Technology minister and YSR Congress MLA Mekapati Goutham Reddy. The late minister’s younger brother Vikram Reddy from the YSRCP defeated BJP’s G Bharat Kumar Yadav. Delhi’s Rajinder Nagar fell vacant as AAP MLA Raghav Chadha got elected to the Rajya Sabha. Rajinder Nagar was retained by AAP. The byelection in Jharkhand’s Mandar constituency was taking place after Congress legislator Bandhu Tirkey was disqualified due to his conviction in a corruption case. Tirkey’s daughter Shilpi Neha Tirkey won comfortably against BJP’s Gangotri Kujur.
After Tripura CM Manik Saha's first ever win in a direct election, PM Modi took to Twitter to congratulate him and other BJP legislators who won in the state assembly bypolls in Tripura today.
I thank the people of Tripura for reposing faith in @BJP4Tripura’s development agenda and blessing our candidates, including CM @DrManikSaha2 Ji with wins in the by-polls. Our Government will continue fulfilling people’s aspirations. I laud our Karyakartas for their hardwork.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 26, 2022
The by-poll wins in Azamgarh and Rampur are historic. It indicates wide-scale acceptance and support for the double engine Governments at the Centre and in UP. Grateful to the people for their support. I appreciate the efforts of our Party Karyakartas. @BJP4UP— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 26, 2022
If the latest trends of the Azamgarh Lok Sabha bypoll convert into definite results, it will be an impressive revenge for Dinesh Lal Yadav. Popularly known as ‘Nirahua,’ the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician had lost to Akhilesh Yadav in the 2019 General Elections. Two years down the line, he is poised to hand out the Samajwadi Party its biggest upset in its bastion of Azamgarh. The BJP had announced Yadav as its candidate for the Azamgarh seat keeping in mind the crucial OBC votes.
‘Nirahua’, who hails from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur, was born on February 2, 1979. A popular name in the Bhojpuri film industry, Dinesh Lal Yadav has done it all — from acting to singing to producing albums. Nirahua has tasted success in every form of entertainment. Coming from a humble background, Yadav faced several issues in his early years. His father used to work in Kolkata with a monthly salary of Rs 3,500. The family of seven used to make a living in this monthly earning.
In a tweet, BL Santosh, BJP National General Secretary (Org), BL Santosh claims the party's Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi has won Rampur Lok Sabha bypoll.
“My priority will be to raise the issue of the poor economic condition of Sangrur including the condition of farmers under debt. We will work with the Punjab government,” SAD (Amristar) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann after defeating AAP's Gurmail Singh in the Sangrur bypoll. (ANI)
“Lodhi has won by over 42,000 votes,” Rampur District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar told reporters after giving the winning certificate to Lodhi. Lodhi defeated SP candidate Mohd Asim Raja, considered close to party leader Mohd Azam Khan, who had won from the constituency in 2019.
BJP's Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi leading with a margin of 27,365 votes; SP's Mohd. Asim Raja trailing.
BJP's Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi leading with a margin of 19,552 votes; SP's Mohd. Asim Raja trailing. (ANI)
BJP's 'Nirhua' is currently ahead by over 3000 votes.
The people of Azamgarh have always supported me. Since the counting is running late, we want to inform the party workers about the actual situation. Samajwadi Party is leading. This will be a historic win for us: Dharmendra Yadav, SP Lok Sabha by-poll candidate from Azamgarh pic.twitter.com/wccAZKpzfi— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) June 26, 2022
BJP put up an impressive show in Tripura assembly byelections under CM Manik Saha by winning one, and leading comfortably in two out of the remaining three seats.
Tripura CM & BJP leader Manik Saha wins from Town Bardowali Assembly constituency in the recently held by-polls. pic.twitter.com/5bWElc9sfA— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2022
What was looking like a cakewalk for SP is now becoming a close contest. As per the latest updates from the Election Commission of India website, the difference of votes between BJP and SP is just 672 votes as of now!
When it comes to Uttar Pradesh, anything and everything is possible in an election race. Many were believing that the stunning victory in the Assembly polls will help the BJP in uprooting SP from its bastions in both Azamgarh and Rampur. But the morning trends show that both Dharmendra Yadav and Mohd Asim Raja are leading the prestige battle with over 9,000 votes in these two seats.
Latest updates by poll officials say that five rounds of counting has been completed in Rajinder Nagar. In terms of vote breakup, this is where each candidate stands –
Durgesh Pathak- 11,170 votes
Rajesh Bhatia – 10,017
Pre Lata – 438
In Azamgarh, Dharmendra Yadav from Samajwadi Party is leading against Shah Alam Alias Guddu Jamali of Bahujan Samaj Party by 8578 votes.
BJP candidate Rajesh Bhatia is trailing in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar Assembly byelections.
It's good news for Samajwadi Party as far as the early trends suggest. Both in Azamgarh and Rampur, SP is leading in the postal ballots.
Manik Saha is engaged in a close fight with Congress' Ashish Kumar Saha. As of 9:50 am, Manik Saha has got 3864 votes, while Ashish Kumar Saha from Congress has got 2783 votes. (EC)
At 9:40 am, out of the votes counted so far, YSR Congress has got 76.6% of the votes, i.e. 15,582 votes, while BJP has got only 13.4% of votes. (EC)
At 9:25 am, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann leads AAP's Gurmail Singh by 483 votes. (EC)
Over 78 per cent of total 1,89,032 people had cast their votes in the elections. Twenty-two candidates are in the fray.
Chief Minister Manik Saha, who is not a member of the assembly, is contesting from the Town Bardowali assembly constituency. He has to win this election to continue as the chief minister.
In the Agartala seat, Sudip Roy Barman, who had resigned as a BJP MLA and joined Congress in February, is pitted against BJP candidate Ashok Saha.
Surma and Jubarajnagar assembly constituencies witnessed a multi-corner electoral fight with all major political parties — BJP, Congress, Left Front, TMC and Tipra Motha fielding candidates.
As a precautionary measure, prohibitory orders have been imposed in the areas where the by-election was held. Police said they are maintaining a close vigil on the situation. (PTI)
Counting of votes polled during the Rajinder Nagar assembly bye-election in Delhi began on Sunday amid tight security arrangements.
Bypoll to the crucial assembly seat had taken place on June 23 with a low turnout of 43.75 per cent, sealing the electoral fate of 14 candidates in voting machines. Counting of votes began at 8 am, officials said.
“We have made all the arrangements for the exercise. The strong room is fully secured with a three-tier security cover. The counting centre has been set up at ITI Pusa. Postal ballots will be counted first, and only those ballots which have been received from service voters till 8 am on June 26 will be considered for counting. After that the EVM votes shall be counted,” a senior official had said on Saturday.
A separate special box will be there for counting of VVPAT (voter-verified paper audit trail) slips, he said. (PTI)
According to Election Commission, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann takes early lead; AAP's Gurmail Singh trails by 856 votes.
Counting of votes for the Sangrur Lok Sabha bypolls got underway at 8 am Sunday amid tight security arrangements.
The Lok Sabha seat had gone to poll on June 23, recording a low turnout of 45.30 per cent. The bypoll was necessitated due to the resignation of Bhagwant Mann from the Lok Sabha after he was elected as an MLA in the state assembly elections earlier this year. Mann, who is the state's chief minister now, had won the Sangrur seat in the 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections.
The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is facing its first test of popularity after its impressive performance in the assembly polls.
The bypoll came at a time when the AAP is facing Opposition heat over the law-and-order scenario in the state and the killing of singer Sidhu Moosewala. (PTI)
Counting of bypoll votes in Rampur Lok Sabha constituency underway.
Uttar Pradesh | Counting of bypoll votes in Rampur Lok Sabha constituency today, where voting was held on June 23 pic.twitter.com/Owd2A2ZWca— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) June 26, 2022
Against AAP's district unit chief Gurmail Singh Singh, the Congress has fielded former Dhuri MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gone with former Barnala MLA Kewal Dhillon, who had recently joined the party. On the other hand, former NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has fielded Kamaldeep Kaur, sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in ex-Punjab chief minister Beant Singh’s murder case.
Punjab’s Sangrur will be going to bypolls as AAP’s Bhagwant Mann resigned as MP after he became the state’s Chief Minister this year. Mann was elected twice from the Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 and 2019
Tripura (4 Assembly seats) – Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar
Punjab (1 Lok Sabha seat) – Sangrur
Uttar Pradesh (2 Lok Sabha seats) – Azamgarh and Rampur
Delhi (1 Assembly seat) – Rajinder Nagar
Jharkhand (1 Assembly seat) – Mandar
Andhra Pradesh (1 Assembly seat) – Atmakur