March 23, 2018

Bihar Bypoll Results: BJP retains Bhabhua; RJD wins in Jehanabad, Araria

14 March 2018, 01:13 | Taylor George

UP, Bihar Bypoll Results Live: SP races ahead of BJP in Gorakhpur, maintains lead in Phulpur; BJP, RJD face close

Uttar Pradesh & Bihar Bye-election 2018 Results Tomorrow Who Are Likely to Win Gorakhpur Phulpur Araria Jehanabad & Bhabhua Bypolls

After trailing initially, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) moved ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Araria.

The result of Jehanabad bye-election in Bihar will be declared today. This is the first electoral battle in the state since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, head of JD (U), broke out the alliance with the RJD and the Indian National Congress and joined the NDA Alliance past year.

Jehangabad SS College has been selected as the counting centre for the counting of votes for the assembly.

In Jehanabad, RJD's Suday Yadav, son of deceased MLA Mundrika Singh Yadav is ahead of his rival from JD (U) Abhiram Sharma, according to latest trends. Lalu Prasad Yadav's party had won two of three seats that went to bye-elections in Bihar.

Polling for Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Araria, Jehanabad and Bhabhua bypolls results was held on March 11. Dynamic security arrangements have been made for counting of votes. They came together again a year ago. The seat was previously held by the RJD when it contested in alliance with Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United. In 2018 UP and Bihar by-polls elections BJP Were succeed to seal only one seat, by Pinky Pandey, who won the Bhabua seat by 15,490 votes. Bypolls were necessited following the demise of legislator Anand Bhushan Pandey.

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In Araria, a seat that fell vacant due to the death of RJD strongman Mohd Taslimuddin, the RJD has fielded his son Sarfaraz Alam, eyeing a chunk of the Muslim-Yadav voters who make up more than half the electorate.

In Jehanabad, the RJD is squared against the JD (U).

# 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.

Akhilesh Yadav's SP is leading in the Phulpur seat.

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