UP By Election Results 2019 Updates: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday won seven of the 11 assembly seats where polling was held on October 21. The seven seats that the saffron party won are — Gangoh (Kirat Singh), Iglas (Rajkumar Sahyogi), Lucknow Cantt (Suresh Chandra Tiwari), Govindnagar (Surendra Maithani), Manikpur (Aanand Shukla), Balha (Saroj Sonkar) and Ghosi (Vijay Kumar Rajbhar). The Apna Dal (Soneylal) of Anupriya Patel won the Pratapgarh (Rajkumar Pal)Assembly seat. The Samajwadi Party won the remaining three seats including the stronghold Rampur. The two seats that went to its kitty are Zaidpur (Gaurav Kumar) and Jalalpur (Subhash Rai). In Rampur, the stronghold of Samajwadi Party, Azam Khan’s wife Tazneen Fatima defeated BJP’s Bharat Bhushan by a margin of 7,716 votes.
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According to the ECI, a total of 109 candidates were in the fray for the bypolls. The maximum candidates — 13 each contested from Lucknow Cantonment and Jalalpur. Eleven each contested from in Ghosi, Gangoh, Pratapgarh and Balha. Nine candidates each contested from Govindnagar and Manikpur. Seven each contested from the Rampur, Iglas and Zaidpur assembly segments.