Mungaoli, Kolaras (Madhya Pradesh) bypoll results 2018: As it happened

In closely-fought contests, the Congress on Wednesday retained the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats in bypolls in Madhya Pradesh.

By Ankita Bhandari | Last Updated: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 23:15

Bhopal: The Opposition Congress on Wednesday retained the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats in by-elections in Madhya Pradesh, though with reduced victory margins.

In Kolaras (in Shivpuri district), Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav defeated the BJP's Devendra Jain by 8,086 votes, an Election Commission (EC) official said.

The Congress candidate got 82,523 votes, while his BJP rival polled 74,437 ballots. In 2013, Congress had won this seat by a margin of 24,953 votes.

In Mungaoli (Ashok Nagar district), Congress nominee Brajendra Singh Yadav emerged victorious by defeating his BJP rival Bai Sahab Yadav by 2,124 votes. Brajendra Singh Yadav got 70,808 votes, while the BJP candidate bagged 68,684. The Congress had won this seat by a margin of 20,765 votes in the 2013 Assembly polls.

The bypolls, held on February 24, 2018, were necessitated by the death of Congress MLAs Mahendra Singh Kalukheda (Mungaoli) and Ram Singh Yadav (Kolaras).

28 February 2018, 21:31 PM

28 February 2018, 21:12 PM

Congress wins Kolaras bypolls by 8083 votes. Congress gets 82515 votes, while BJP gets 74432 votes.

28 February 2018, 20:54 PM

Congress' Mahendra Singh Yadav has won Kolaras seat by nearly eight thousand votes.

28 February 2018, 20:52 PM

"People have taken a decision. It's victory of truth and development. Madhya Pradesh ki janta ne mann bana liya hai BJP ki rawangi ka (People of Madhya Pradesh have decided to let BJP go). The government which had not seen the face of Mungaoli in 14 years camped there with their entire cabinet during election," says Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia.

28 February 2018, 20:28 PM

28 February 2018, 19:55 PM

28 February 2018, 19:54 PM

In the 19th round in Kolaras seat, Congress leads by 6600 votes.

28 February 2018, 19:53 PM

In the 17th round of Kolaras seat, Congress gets 1400 votes.

28 February 2018, 19:00 PM

Congress' Bijendra Singh Yadav wins Mungaoli seat by 2124 votes. He has got 70808 votes, while BJP candidate Sahab Yadav has got 68684 votes.

 

28 February 2018, 18:43 PM

Congress' Bijendra Singh Yadav wins Mungaoli seat by defeating BJP candidate Sahab Yadav by more than two thousand votes.

28 February 2018, 18:41 PM

Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav ahead of 4300 votes in Kolaras.

28 February 2018, 17:58 PM

Congress' Bijendra Singh Yadav takes an edge in the 18th round of Mungaoli counting. After lagging behind, in the 17th round, he had left BJP's Sahab Yadav behind.

28 February 2018, 17:32 PM

After 13 rounds in Kolaras, Congress candidates are ahead with about 4,000 votes. There is a total of 23 rounds of counting.
 

28 February 2018, 17:31 PM

The Congress has returned in the 16th round. It has got 484 votes.

 

28 February 2018, 17:01 PM

After 13th and 14th round of vote count, BJP again leads in the 15th round. Overall, Congress is leading with 2501 votes in Mungaoli.
 

28 February 2018, 16:45 PM

The BJP that has been in power for 15 years in the state pitched for development in the Congress bastion.

Having lost two assembly bypolls to the Congress last year, the BJP was keen on recovering lost ground.

28 February 2018, 16:44 PM

Both the seats fall under Jyotiraditya Scindia's parliamentary constituency Guna and were earlier held by the Congress. 

28 February 2018, 16:43 PM

While Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan led the BJP campaign with a host of ministers, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia led the opposition attack.

28 February 2018, 16:43 PM

Both Mungaoli and Kolaras saw high-voltage campaigns from the ruling BJP and the Congress which is keen to retain both seats. 

28 February 2018, 16:31 PM

BJP inching closer to Congress in Mungaoli. In the 13th and 14th round, BJP gains back momentum as it surges ahead of Congress. 

In total, Congress is leading with 3222 votes.

28 February 2018, 16:21 PM

A total of 23 rounds of counting will take place in Kolaras while in Mungaoli, the fate of the contestants would be finally known after 19 rounds.

28 February 2018, 16:21 PM

In Mungaoli, Congress' Brijendra Singh Yadav is leading over his rival BJP candidate by 5,244 votes after the completion of 11th round of counting.

28 February 2018, 16:21 PM

In Kolaras constituency, Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav maintained his lead, established in the first round. He was ahead by 3,425 votes after the end of the tenth round of counting, said an election official.

28 February 2018, 16:20 PM

Congress candidates maintained leads in both the Assembly seats of Madhya Pradesh where by-elections were held last week, an official said.

28 February 2018, 16:00 PM

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28 February 2018, 15:31 PM

In Mungaoli, Congress is heading with a huge margin after round 11. 

Congress is ahead by 1642 votes in round 11. In total, the party is ahead by 5244 votes. 

28 February 2018, 14:57 PM

In Kolaras, Congress leads with 1179 votes after 10 round. In total, the party is ahead by 3328 votes

28 February 2018, 14:26 PM

In Ashoknagar, Congress candidate leads with 859 votes in the 9th round. 

The party is surging ahead with total 4251 votes.

28 February 2018, 13:55 PM

In Mungaoli, Congress leads by 3384 votes after the seventh round. 

In the seventh round, Congress got 4783 votes whereas BJP got 3300 votes. 

28 February 2018, 13:37 PM

In all the rounds of vote count, Congress is ahead by 20,000 votes

28 February 2018, 13:36 PM

BJP takes a lead in Kolaras assembly constituency by 377 votes against Congress after seventh round of vote count

28 February 2018, 12:53 PM

After the fifth round, Congress candidates are leading by 2142 votes in Kolaras and 2197 votes in Mungaoli. 

28 February 2018, 12:44 PM

Kolaras Bypoll Results 2018 - List of Candidates    
Candidate Party No. of Votes
DEVENDRA KUMAR JAIN PATTEWALE Bharatiya Janata Party 9648
MAHENDRA-RAMSINGH YADAV KHATORA Indian National Congress 10928
DASHRATH SINGH YADAV Jai Lok Party 282
AFZAL SHAH Independent 39
IMRAN KHAN Independent 41
DEVENDRA Independent 60
DEVENDRA (Auto Rickshaw) Independent 38
DEVENDRA SINGH YADAV Independent 43
DAUJA RAM JATAV Independent 33
PAVAN KUMAR Independent 44
MANOJ KUMAR JATAV (SURYAWANSHI) Independent 36
MAHENDRA SINGH YADAV Independent 60
MAHENDRA SINGH YADAV(Water Melon) Independent 103
MAHENDRA SINGH YADAV DADA Independent 234
MAHENDRA SINGH YADAV(Bangles) Independent 50
MAHENDRA SINGH YADAV DADA(Ring) Independent 373
MUKESH RAJORIYA (JATAV) Independent 221
RAM SAHAY YADAV Independent 161
LAKHPAT SINGH Independent 41
VANVARI LAL JATAV Independent 63
SHANKAR SINGH JATAV Independent 39
HARIOM KEWAT (MANJHI) Independent 75
NOTA NOTA 118

 

Mungaoli Bypoll Results 2018 - List of Candidates    
Candidate Party No. of Votes
BAI SAHAB RAO DESHRAJ SINGH YADAV Bharatiya Janata Party 13365
BRAJENDRA SINGH YADAV Indian National Congress 14940
UDHAM SINGH KUSHWAH Mahanwadi Party 302
PRAVEEN LODHI Pichhara Samaj Party United 56
RAJKUMAR NARWARIYA Rashtriya mahan Gantantra Party 31
AKALVATI AHIRWAR Independent 33
ANARAT SINGH AHIRWAR Independent 39
ABHAY SINGH Independent 45
ASHISH ANAND PALIWAL Independent 72
JAGDISH Independent 53
LALARAM TADAIYA Independent 199
MO. SALIM Independent 139
SAVITRI LODHI Independent 332
NOTA NOTA 553
  Total 30159

28 February 2018, 12:36 PM

Congress again takes lead in Mungaoli, racing ahead by 671 votes 

28 February 2018, 12:35 PM

Congress retakes lead in Mungaoli after round 5, party candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav leading by 671 votes

28 February 2018, 12:33 PM

BJP candidate Bai Sahab takes lead in Mungaoli constituency, is ahead by 41 votes against Congress' Brijendra Singh Yadav.

28 February 2018, 12:28 PM

BJP candidate Bai Sahab Yadav takes lead in Mungaoli by 41 votes

28 February 2018, 12:23 PM

After round four, Congress ahead by 1330 votes in Mungaoli

28 February 2018, 12:19 PM

After fourth round in Mungaoli, Congress' Brijendra Yadav is leading against BJP's Bai Sahab by 1516 votes. 

28 February 2018, 12:10 PM

Congress is leading by 1280 votes in Kolaras and by 1372 votes in Mungaoli.

28 February 2018, 12:07 PM

From Mungaoli, Congress's Brajendra Singh Yadav is leading ahead by 1381 votes after round three of vote count. 

In Kolaras, Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav is leading by 766 votes after round 2 of vote count.

28 February 2018, 11:32 AM

Congress’s Mahendra Singh Yadav is leading against BJP’s Devendra Jain by over 750 votes

28 February 2018, 11:24 AM

In Mungaoli, Congress candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav is ahead by over 1381 votes.

28 February 2018, 11:23 AM

In Kolaras, Congress candidate Mahendra Singh Yadav's races ahead by over 1300 votes after the completion of third round of vote count

28 February 2018, 11:22 AM

Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Mallaiya presents state budget 

28 February 2018, 11:02 AM

Second round of counting ends in Mungaoli. Congress is leading ahead by 297 votes. 

Congress's Brijendra Singh Yadav: 3,295 votes 
BJP's Bai Sahab: 2,998 votes

28 February 2018, 10:47 AM

The Congress has taken a massive lead on Kolaras Assembly seat and is ahead in Mungaoli constituency as well.

In Kolaras, the Congress is leading by 690 votes. In Mungaoli, the party is leading by 174 votes.

28 February 2018, 10:45 AM

Congress candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav ahead by 31 votes in Mungaoli seat. 

28 February 2018, 10:35 AM

In the first round of counting in Kolaras, at least 41 voters opted for NOTA (None of the Above) option. 

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