Bypolls: TMC, BJP, AIADMK Hold on to LS, Assembly Seats
In the Assembly bypolls, BJP and AIADMK won 3 seats each, CPI(M) won 2 while Congress and TMC bagged one each.
The Quint DAILY
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BJP and Trinamool Congress shared the honours by winning two Lok Sabha seats each, claiming it was a vindication of their stand on demonetisation, as ruling parties in six states and Puducherry held sway in the byelections, retaining most of the 10 Assembly seats up for grabs.
In the Assembly bypolls held on November 19, results of which were declared on Tuesday, BJP and AIADMK won three seats each, CPI(M) got two while Congress and Trinamool bagged one each.
In Madhya Pradesh, BJP's victory margin in Shahdol Lok Sabha came down to 60,000 from 2,41,301 in the 2014 general elections. It bagged the Nepanagar Assembly seat, where it increased its winning margin to 42,198 votes as against 22,178.
In Tamil Nadu, AIADMK retained Thanjavur and Thirupparankundram Assembly seats and wrested Aravakkurichi seat from DMK by margins ranging from 20,000 votes to 42,000.
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