Maihar Assembly by-poll: Counting of votes today
Counting of votes for the Maihar Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh would be taken up on Tuesday.
Bhopal: Counting of votes for the Maihar Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh would be taken up on Tuesday.
The by-poll to the Maihar Assembly seat in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh was held on February 13.
Over 72 percent voter turnout was registered in the Maihar Assembly seat by-poll.
Though 15 candidates are in the fray, the main contest is between BJP and Congress. The BJP had fielded Narayan Tripathi who had won the seat in 2013 on Congress ticket before joining BJP in 2014 during the Parliamentary Elections.
The by-poll was necessitated as Tripathi resigned his seat after joining BJP.
Congress had fielded former BSP leader Manish Patel who had secured third position in 2013 election, polling more than 40,000 votes.
BSP had fielded former MLA Ram Lakhan Singh Patel and Samajwadi Party had fielded Ram Niwas Urmalia.
(With PTI inputs)