Uttarakhand assembly bypoll result live updates: BJP takes massive lead from Pithoragarh

 The counting of votes for the assembly bypoll held recently in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district will begin shortly on Thursday, November 28. The counting votes will begin at 8 am and the final results will be out by 5 pm.

By Sanchita Jain | Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 13:02

DEHRADUN: The counting of votes for the assembly bypoll held recently in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district will begin shortly on Thursday, November 28. The counting votes will begin at 8 am and the final results will be out by 5 pm.

The election for the Pithoragarh seat in Uttarakhand took place on Monday (November 25). Over 47 per cent of the electorate cast their vote in the Pithoragarh assembly bypoll. A total of 145 polling booths were set up in the constituency for 1,05,711 voters.

The by-election was necessitated after the death of Prakash Pant, the state cabinet minister, in June. While Congress party had fielded Anju Lunthi, BJP nominated Chandra Pant as its candidate for the Pithoragarh assembly by-polls. 

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Here are the live updates:

28 November 2019, 13:01 PM

BJP takes a massive lead by a margin of 3,343 votes in Pithoragarh assembly bypoll.

BJP candidate Chandra Patil has a lead of a total of 24,967 votes while Congress candidate Anju Lunthi is trailing behind with 21,624 votes.

28 November 2019, 12:09 PM

BJP is leading with a margin of 1,877 votes as BJP candidate Chandra Patil has a total of 21071 votes.

Congress candidate Anju Lunthi is trailing behind at 19194 votes.

28 November 2019, 11:00 AM

BJP is leading with a margin of 1,197 in Pithoragarh assembly bypoll. BJP candidate Chandra Pant has taken a lead with 12948 votes while Congress candidate Anju Lunthi is trailing behind with 11,751.

 

28 November 2019, 10:43 AM

Neck-to-neck competition between BJP and the Congress from Pithoragarh.

BJP candidate Chandra Patil has taken a lead with a total of 10, 278 votes while Congress candidate Anju has received 9,545 votes till now.

28 November 2019, 10:40 AM

BJP is leading by a margin of 733 votes in the Pithoragarh assembly seat.

28 November 2019, 10:21 AM

BJP's Chandra Patil is leading with a total of 7,484 votes while Congress candiate Anju is trailing with 7,029 votes. 

Samajwadi Party's Manoj Kumar Bhatt has received 379 votes till now.

28 November 2019, 10:19 AM

BJP is leading with a margin of 455 votes after the third round of counting. 

28 November 2019, 09:52 AM

BJP candidate Chandra Patil is leading by a total of 2,405 while Congress candidate Anju Lunthi is trailing with a total of 2,317.

 

28 November 2019, 09:46 AM

BJP candidate Chandra Pant is leading by 100 votes after two rounds of counting.

28 November 2019, 09:44 AM

BJP candidate is leading by 88 votes after first round of counting.

 

28 November 2019, 08:08 AM

Over 47 per cent of the electorate cast their vote in the Pithoragarh assembly bypoll, which took place on Monday. A total of 145 polling booths were set up in the constituency for 1,05,711 voters.