Bypoll results LIVE: BJP wins in Bihar's Bhabua, RJD retains Jehanabad seat

Trends suggest that the BJP is trailing in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur Assembly constituencies in the BJP ruled state. The Samajwadi Party has taken a lead in both the seats.  

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 19:31

Counting is underway for the all-important bypolls in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. As per the latest trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party is trailing in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies. The Samajwadi Party, which went to polls with the backing of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is leading in Phulpur and Gorakhpur. In Bihar too, the BJP has slipped to the second spot with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leading in Araria Lok Sabha constituency. There seems to be a neck and neck fight between the Janata Dal United (JDU) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) where the former took a slight with just over 30 votes but the RJD went past it again. The BJP is leading in Bhabua Assembly constituency. (Catch the live updates of Uttar Pradesh elections here

UP bypoll results 2018 live streaming: Gorakhpur, Phulpur by-election results on Zee News

The bypolls in UP were necessitated after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Yogi Adityanath and Keshav Prasad Maurya were elevated as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively after the party's victory in state Assembly elections. Meanwhile in Bihar, this is the first electoral battle in Bihar since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who also heads the JD(U), walked out of the alliance with the RJD and the Congress and joined the BJP-led NDA last year. (Catch the live updates of Bihar elections here)

Bihar bypoll results 2018 live streaming: Araria, Jehanabad and Bhabhua by-election results on Zee News

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14 March 2018, 19:31 PM

14 March 2018, 18:40 PM

Jo sarkaar janta ko dukh deti hai, janta usko sahi jawaab deti hai. Acche din toh aaye nahi, janta ek ho gayi aur BJP ke bure din laane ka kaam kiya: Akhilesh Yadav, SP

14 March 2018, 18:40 PM

Gorakhpur ByPoll: Samajwadi Party's Praveen Kumar Nishad wins by 21,881 votes

14 March 2018, 18:37 PM

If this is the anger of people in areas of CM and Deputy CM, you can imagine the anger of the people of the rest of the country: Akhilesh Yadav, SP

14 March 2018, 18:35 PM

Main Gorakhpur aur Phulpur ki janta ko dhanyawaad dena chahta hoon. Aur Mayawati ji ka bahot aabhaar prakat karna chahta hoon: Akhilesh Yadav, SP

14 March 2018, 18:33 PM

Araria Lok Sabha bypoll: RJD wins by 61988 votes. RJD got 509334 votes and BJP got 447346 votes

14 March 2018, 17:48 PM

Yeh BSP-SP ka jo rajnitik saudebaazi, desh ke vikas ko baadhit karne ke liye bani hai, iske baare mein hum apni rann neeti tayaar karenge: CM Yogi Adityanath

14 March 2018, 17:34 PM

We accept the verdict of the people, this result is unexpected, we will review the shortcomings. I congratulate the winning candidates: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

14 March 2018, 17:09 PM

Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel wins Phulpur Lok Sabha seat by 59,613 votes in UP byelections

14 March 2018, 16:19 PM

Gorakhpur - SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad leads by 22,954 votes with 3,77,146 votes, BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla second with 3,54,192 votes after 25th round of counting.

14 March 2018, 16:18 PM

Phulpur - SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 47,351 with 3,05,172 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 2,57,821 votes after 28th round of counting.
 

14 March 2018, 16:13 PM

Rashtriya Janata Dal wins Jehanabad assembly by-poll

14 March 2018, 16:13 PM

BJP's Rinky Rani Pandey wins Bhabua assembly by-poll

14 March 2018, 16:07 PM

Gorakhpur ByPoll: SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad leads by 25,870 votes with 3,34.463 votes, BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla second with 3,08.593 votes after 22nd round of counting.

14 March 2018, 16:05 PM

Phulpur ByPoll: Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 38,498 with 2,71,752 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 2,33,254 votes after 25th round of counting.

14 March 2018, 15:46 PM

Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate Suday Yadav has won the Jehanabad assembly by-poll by over 35000 votes against his nearest Janata Dal (United) rival Abhiram Sharma.

 

14 March 2018, 15:42 PM

BJP candidate Rinky Rani wins from Bhabua constituency, defeating Congress candidate Shambhu Patel with a margin of over 15,000 votes.
 

14 March 2018, 15:22 PM

War of words is on as SP is inching towards a win in Gorakhpur, Phulpur polls. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and Shiv Sena congratulated the SP and attacked the BJP over the elections.

14 March 2018, 15:01 PM

Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, who had won the Phulpur seat in 2014 elections for the BJP, said that the results were not expected. "We didn't expect that BSP's vote will be transferred to SP in such a manner. We will analyse after seeing the final results and prepare for a situation in future when BSP, SP and Congress can come together. We will also make a strategy to win the 2019 elections," he said. 

14 March 2018, 14:22 PM

After the 16th round of voting, the SP is leading by 24,529 votes in Gorakhpur. In Phulpur too, the SP is ahead by over 30,000 votes.

14 March 2018, 13:53 PM

Celebrations have begun in Samajwadi Party offices with supporting cheering with slogans of 'Bhua-Bhateeja zindabad' slogans. 

14 March 2018, 13:51 PM

RJD is leading by 23,187 votes in Araria Lok Sabha by-poll. The RJD has got with 3,33,050 votes, while the BJP is trailing with 3,09,863 votes.

14 March 2018, 13:48 PM

As election results show that Gorakhpur and Phulpur are slipping of the BJP's hands, party president Amit Shah was seen arriving at the party headquarters in Delhi. A loss for party in Gorakhpur is huge considering that it has been a BJP bastion and has also been the seat of UP CM Adityanath.

14 March 2018, 13:32 PM

SP candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 20,495 votes in Phulpur after 14th round of counting. In Gorakhpur, Praveen Nishad of SP extends margin by 14,648 votes in Gorakhpur over BJP at the end of ninth round of counting. 

14 March 2018, 13:21 PM

After the 11th round of counting, SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad is leading. He has got 1,63,941 votes, while BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla is at the second spot with 1,50,062 votes.

14 March 2018, 13:05 PM

The bypolls do not seem to be going in BJP's favour. SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad is leading with a margin of 10,598 votes in Gorakhpur. He has got 1,19,427 votes, while BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla is at the second spot with 1,08,829 votes after the eighth round of counting. In Phulpur, Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel is leading with a margin of 15,713 votes. Nagendra Patel has got 1,22,247 votes, while BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel is at the second place with 1,06,534 votes after the 11th round of counting.

14 March 2018, 12:56 PM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is facing a serious challenge on his home turf Gorakhpur. The byelections for the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha Assembly seat is turning out to be in Samajwadi Party’s favour. After seven rounds of counting SP candidate Pravin Kumar Nishad is leading by 9,446 votes against his nearest rival and BJP candidate Upendra Dutt Shukla.
 

14 March 2018, 12:49 PM

In a written complaint, the SP has questioned why media is being removed from the counting centre in Gorakhpur. They have also alleged that the police lathicharged those present outside the counting centre. 

14 March 2018, 12:46 PM

It's a close call in Araria Lok Sabha seat in Bihar with the RJD leading by a narrow margin of 455 votes. The RJD candidate has got 1,95,527 votes, while the BJP is at the second spot with 1,95,072 votes.

14 March 2018, 12:45 PM

Meanwhile in Bihar, the BJP is leading in Bhabua with 23,640 votes and the RJD leading in Jehanabad with 32,554 votes.

14 March 2018, 12:37 PM

After seven rounds of counting, the SP is leading by 9446 votes. While the SP candidate has received 1,05156 votes, BJP has 95,690 votes. 

14 March 2018, 12:26 PM

Gorakhpur DM Rajeev Rautela confirmed that the SP is leading with a margin of 3670 votes after the fifth round of counting. The SP has won 74077 votes while the BJP has won 70317 votes. 

14 March 2018, 12:10 PM

BJP leading in Bhabua after the eighth round of counting with 19,738 votes. The RJD is leading in Jehanabad after the round of counting with 29,551 votes.

14 March 2018, 11:56 AM

Uttar Pradesh Assembly has been adjourned for 10 minutes following the uproar over reports that media is being barred to enter the counting centre in Gorakhpur. The issue was raised by SP's Ram Govind Chaudhary in the House. As per latest trends, the SP is leading on the seat with nearly 1500 votes and the BJP has slipped to the second spot.

14 March 2018, 11:34 AM

In Araria Lok Sabha bypoll, the BJP is leading by a margin of 8979 votes. BJP's Pradip Singh has won 1,13,169 votes while at RJD's Sarfaraz Alam is at the second spot with 1,04,190 votes.

14 March 2018, 11:27 AM

The Samajwadi Party has taken a considerable lead of nearly 7000 votes in Phulpur against the BJP. SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel has won 54,562 votes, while his nearest rival BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel is trailing at the second spot with 47,631 votes.

14 March 2018, 11:24 AM

After the fourth round too, BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla has managed to maintain his lead. With 15577 votes, Shukla is at the first spot while SP's Praveen Nishad is holding the second spot.

14 March 2018, 11:20 AM

Gorakhpur DM Rajeev Rautela is present at the counting centre to monitor the operations. Denying reports that information is being withheld, he said: "Counting of votes is underway. When ARO sends counting figures of any round from the 5 assembly constituencies, it is scrutinised by the RO and two observers scrutinise the counting figures manually and digitally and then sign it. This process takes time."

14 March 2018, 10:59 AM

The BJP is leading in Araria Lok Sabha constituency and Bhabua Assembly seat. The RJD is leading in Jehanabad Assembly constituency. Read the full list of who is leading and who is trailing here.  

14 March 2018, 10:54 AM

Who is leading, who is losing the polls in Uttar Pradesh. Here is the list of leading and trailing candidates in Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. 

14 March 2018, 10:52 AM

Fourth round of counting is underway in Gorakhpur and it seems the BJP will be able to retain this seat where Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has won the past 5 elections. BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla is leading with a considerable margin against his rival from SP Praveen Nishad.

14 March 2018, 10:40 AM

As per the early trends, the BJP seems to have gained in Bihar. However, as Phulpur seems to be slipping away from its hands, looks like the party may suffer a setback in Uttar Pradesh. The bye-elections to the three Lok Sabha seats and three Assembly constituencies are being been touted as a barometer of how the BJP and its allies could perform in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Here is an analysis of the trends so far.

14 March 2018, 10:35 AM

The SP is leading in the second round of counting as well in Phulpur. Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel has got 22, 460 votes so far while BJP's Kaushalendra Singh Patel has got 21, 402 votes.

14 March 2018, 10:32 AM

In the first round of counting in Phulpur, SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel got 12383 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel bagged 9906 votes and Independent candidate Atiq Ahmad won 2570 votes.

14 March 2018, 10:26 AM

RJD has regained its lead over the JDU in Jehanabad after the second round of counting. RJD's Kumar Krishna Mohan, after falling to the second spot for some time, is again leading against his rival Abhiram Sharma of the JDU.

14 March 2018, 10:14 AM

JDU has taken a slight lead over the RJD in Jehanabad bypolls. As per latest trends, JDU candidate Abhiram Sharma is leading in the polls with a narrow margin of just over a 30 votes. Since the first round of counting on Wednesday, RJD has been leading on the seat. The slight edge of the JDU suggests that the contest may have a nail-biting finish. 

14 March 2018, 10:06 AM

Election trends as of now for Assembly constituencies

Bhabua, Bihar: BJP's Rinky Rani is leading
Jehanabad, Bihar: RJD's Kumar Krishna Mohan is leading

14 March 2018, 10:04 AM

Election trends as of now for the three Lok Sabha seats

Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh: BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla is leading 
Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi Party candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel is leading
Araria, Bihar: BJP's Pradip Singh is leading

14 March 2018, 09:57 AM

14 March 2018, 09:51 AM

Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel is leading by 1437 votes with 7600 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel 6163 votes after round 3.

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