Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Jharkhand Mukti
Morcha candidate Jaiprakash Bhai Patel on Sunday won the Mandu
Assembly bypoll defeating his nearest Congress rival Kumar
Mahesh Singh by 23,768 votes.
While Patel is polled 52,404 votes, Singh secured
28,636 at the end of 13th and final round, according to
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) candidate Manish
Jaiswal finished third with 23,433 votes.
The bypoll, held on November 30, was necessitated
following the death of JMM MLA Teklal Mahto. Patel is the son