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.
Congress Wins Kolaras Assembly Seat
The Congress won the Kolaras Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, defeating the BJP by a margin of 8,086 votes.
'Victory of Truth and Development': Jyotiraditya Scindia
Reacting to his party’s victory in Mungaoli, Jyotiraditya Scindia said:
People have taken a decision. It’s victory of truth & development. MP ki janta ne mann bana liya hai BJP ki rawangi ka. The government which had not seen the face of Mungaoli in 14 years camped there with their entire cabinet during election.
Congress Increases Lead in Kolaras by 7,615 Votes
The Congress increased its lead in the Kolaras Assembly seat with a margin of 7,615 votes in the 20th round of counting.
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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