Odisha, MP Bypolls: BJD Wins Bijepur, Cong Keeps Mungaoli, Kolaras
The polling for all three seats was conducted on 24 February.
Counting of Votes Begins for Mungaoli and Kolaras Bypolls
Counting for the seats of Mungaoli and Kolaras in Madhya Pradesh and Bijepur in Odisha began at 8 am on Wednesday, 28 Febraury. The elections for all three Assembly seats were held on 24 February, with a voter turnout of above 70 percent.
BJP Leads in Madhya Pradesh's Mungaoli, Congress Leads in Kolaras
After trailing in the morning, BJP candidate Baisahab Yadav is now leading in Mungaoli against Congress candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav. The Congress candidate was leading with 3,800 votes against the BJP's 105 initially. However, the saffron party caught pace and is now ahead by 305 votes after the second round of counting.
In Kolaras, Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav has taken a lead with 1,256 votes after trailing behind BJP with 247 votes after the first round of counting.
Ruling BJD Ahead in Bijepur
After the second round of counting, the ruling party in Odisha, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), is leading in Bijepur. The BJD has increased its lead by more than 5,500 votes, according to India.com.
These are the numbers so far in Bijepur:
- BJD: 11,667
- BJP: 5,910
- Congress: 638
Congress Takes Lead in Mungaoli, Expands Lead in Kolaras in Third Round of Counting
After the third round of counting, the Congress leads in Mungaoli by 121 votes, while the party has increased their lead by 1,421 votes in Kolaras in Madhya Pradesh.
Congress Lead in Mungaoli Strengthens, Massive Lead for BJD in Bijepur
The Congress has further strengthened its lead over BJP by 1,300 votes in the third round of counting in the Mungaoli bypolls in Madhya Pradesh. In Kolaras too, the Congress has maintained their lead with 207 votes.
On the other hand, the BJD has been dominating Bijepur in Odisha with a lead of over 12,000 votes.
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09:17 AM, 28 FebCounting of Votes Begins for Mungaoli and Kolaras Bypolls
10:00 AM, 28 FebBJP Leads in Madhya Pradesh's Mungaoli, Congress Leads in Kolaras
10:00 AM, 28 FebRuling BJD Ahead in Bijepur
10:16 AM, 28 FebCongress Takes Lead in Mungaoli, Expands Lead in Kolaras in Third Round of Counting
12:07 PM, 28 FebBJD Leads Bijepur With More Than 25,000 Votes
12:46 PM, 28 FebCongress Leads BJP by 2,038 Votes in Mungaoli, BJD's Lead Expands Further
02:48 PM, 28 FebNaveen Patnaik Thanks BJD Workers for Bijepur Results
03:12 PM, 28 FebBJD Registers Victory in Bijepur
03:57 PM, 28 FebNaveen Patnaik Celebrates Victory With BJD Workers
06:45 PM, 28 FebCongress Retains Mungaoli Assembly in Madhya Pradesh
08:50 PM, 28 Feb'Victory of Truth and Development': Jyotiraditya Scindia
09:13 PM, 28 FebCongress Wins Kolaras Assembly Seat