A BJP sweep in bypolls, crucial gains Madhya Pradesh secure its government

A BJP sweep in bypolls, crucial gains Madhya Pradesh secure its government

The BJP on Tuesday swept the meeting by-elections held final week successful and main in 40 of 59 seats throughout 11 states, together with Madhya Pradesh the place it cemented its rule by bagging 17 seats and was poised so as to add two extra. Overall, the Congress, which had sitting MLAs in additional than 40 seats, received 11 seats and was main in a single, whereas two seats had been received by the BJD.

One seat every was received by the Samajwadi Party, the JMM and the NDPP, and two by Independents, in line with the Election Commission information at round midnight.

The BJP bagged 38 seats and was main in two. India’s ruling get together wrested all of the eight seats from the Congress in Gujarat, 4 seats in Manipur and likewise retained its six constituencies in Uttar Pradesh that went to the polls within the first pan-India electoral train within the pandemic. It received two seats in Karnataka and one in Telangana.

The BJP’s win in bypolls coincided with its spectacular present within the Bihar Assembly elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the BJP victory within the bypolls in MP, UP, Gujarat and Manipur and thanked the voters. He expressed his gratitude to the citizens in Dubbak seat in Telangana, the place the TRS was defeated, calling it a “historic win”.

PM Modi mentioned BJP’s victory in Karnataka’s Rajarajeshwarinagar and Sira is particular and the outcomes reaffirm individuals’s religion within the reform agenda of central and state governments. BJP chief J P Nadda and different get together leaders too thanked the voters and get together employees in these states.

Votes had been counted for by-elections in Madhya Pradesh (28 seats), UP (seven), Gujarat (eight) Manipur (5 seats), Haryana (one), Chhattisgarh (one), Jharkhand (two), Karnataka (two), Nagaland (two), Odisha (two) and Telangana (one).

If the by-elections spelt a giant win for the BJP, it appeared dismal for the Congress, significantly in Madhya Pradesh the place it earlier had sittings MLAs in 27 seats out of 28. The get together received eight seats and was main in a single seat within the state. However, it did have a couple of scattered wins, together with in BJP-ruled Haryana the place it retained its Baroda seat with its candidate Indu Raj Narwal defeating BJP nominee and Olympian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt. It received one seat every in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

The JD(U) was main in Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha by-election in Bihar.

MADHYA PRADESH: The BJP authorities, which wanted eight MLAs for a easy majority, received 17 seats and was main in two out the 28 Assembly seats in MP the place bypolls had been held. A buoyed Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned the result proves that voters supported the choice taken by the Congress MLAs to drag down the earlier Kamal Nath dispensation.

The BJP got here to energy in March after the collapse of the Congres-led authorities following a revolt by a bit of Congress MLAs led by Jyotiraditya Scindia. The Congress has secured victory on one seat and was main in eight constituencies. In the 230-member home, the BJP tally has elevated to 124 with the win, offering stability to the federal government.

Powered by the “progressive agenda” of the federal government below Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan and the hardwork of its employees, the BJP has emerged because the “unparalleled choice” of individuals in Madhya Pradesh, PM Modi mentioned, including that the individuals’s affection for the get together is “invaluable”.

MP Congress president Kamal Nath accepted the defeat and mentioned the get together made efforts to achieve out to individuals. “We accept the mandate. We made every effort to reach out to voters. I also thank all voters who participated in the by-elections,” Nath mentioned in a tweet. Despite the BJP’s positive aspects, state minister Imarti Devi misplaced the bypolls from the Dabra meeting seat.

Imarti Devi was amongst thee Congress MLAs who had switched from the Congress. Kamal Nath’s ‘merchandise’ jibe at her throughout campaigning had stoked an argument.

GUJARAT: The ruling BJP on Tuesday received all of the eight meeting seats in Gujarat the place by-elections had been held, dealing a blow to the opposition Congress which had bagged these constituencies in 2017. Prime Minister Modi mentioned the bond between the individuals of Gujarat and the BJP is unbreakable and this affection is once more seen within the bypolls victory. The BJP’s tally within the 182-member Assembly has now reached 111.

Eight Congress MLAs had resigned earlier than the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, and 5 of them, who got tickets by the BJP, received on Tuesday. They are Pradhyumansinh Jadeja (who received from Abdasa seat), Brjesh Merja (Morbi), Akshay Patel (Karjan), Jitu Chaudhari (Kaprada) and J V Kakadiya (Dhari). On the Limbdi seat in Surendranagar district, former minister Kiritsinh Rana of the BJP, who misplaced in 2017, defeated Congress’ Chetan Khachar.

On the Scheduled Tribe-reserved Dangs seat, BJP candidate Vijay Patel was declared the winner by the EC. The BJP’s Dalit chief and former minister Atmaram Parmar, who had misplaced within the final election, defeated Mohan Solanki of the Congress on the Gadhada (SC) seat in Botad district.

As get together employees broke into celebrations and burst firecrackers at its headquarters in Gandhinagar, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani informed reporters his get together’s efficiency was a ?trailer? for the upcoming elections to native our bodies and the 2022 meeting polls.

UTTAR PRADESH: The BJP, which already has a cushty majority within the UP Assembly, retained six seats and the SP held on to its Malhani constituency within the bypolls for seven meeting seats, the 6:1 final result indicating that the ruling get together continued its maintain over the populous state.

BJP candidate Sangeeta Chauhan received in Naugawan Sadat, Usha Sirohi in Bulandshahr, Prem Pal Dhangar in Tundla, Shrikant Katiyar in Bangarmau, Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi in Deoria and Upendra Nath Paswan in Ghatampur, in line with the Election Commission.
Samajwadi Party’s Lucky Yadav received Malhani, the seat which was represented by his father Parasnath Yadav, whose dying necessitated the by-election. He defeated unbiased candidate Dhananjay Singh by 4,632 votes.

A troublesome see-saw battle was fought for the Naugawan Sadat seat held earlier by Chetan Chauhan, the previous cricketer who was a minister in Yogi Adityanath’s BJP authorities.

MANIPUR: According to Election Commission, the BJP had received 4 seats and one was bagged by an Independent. The by-elections had been necessitated as Congress MLAs stop the get together to affix the BJP. In Singhat meeting constituency, BJP candidate Ginsuanhau was elected unopposed in October this 12 months.

KARNATAKA: The ruling BJP received each the seats for which by-elections had been held, wresting Sira from the JD(S) and Rajarajeshwari Nagar from the Congress. It created historical past by recording its first-ever victory within the Sira meeting phase Dr C M Rajesh Gowda successful with a margin of over 12,000 votes. In R R Nagar, N Munirathana emerged winner with a margin of over 58,000 votes in opposition to his nearest Congress rival Kusuma.

JHARKHAND: The JMM-led ruling coalition of Jharkhand retained Dumka and Bermo meeting seats, albeit with lowered margins from the 2019 state polls. JMM candidate Basant Soren, who’s the youthful brother of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, defeated his nearest BJP rival Lois Marandi, a former minister, by 6,842 votes, in Dumka seat.

The successful margin of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha lowered virtually by half in comparison with what it was in final 12 months’s meeting election. In Bermo constituency, Kumar Jayamangal alias Anup Singh of the Congress defeated Yogeshwar Mahto “Batul”, his nearest BJP rival, by a margin of 14,225 votes.

ODISHA: The state’s ruling Biju Janata Dal received each the Balasore, which was held by the BJP, and Tirtol seats for which by-elections had been held.

HARYANA: In a giant win for the Congress, its candidate Indu Raj Narwal defeated the BJP’s candidate, Olympian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, within the Baroda meeting seat in BJP-ruled Haryana. The Congress retained the seat with Narwal successful by over 10,000 votes, mentioned officers.

“The victory of Indu Raj Narwal is a win of farmers and labourers. I assure residents of Baroda that the Congress will live up to their expectations,” tweeted Congress chief Kumari Selja.

CHHATTISGARH: The ruling Congress received the Marwahi Assembly bypoll, necessitated by the dying of Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) founder Ajit Jogi. Congress candidate Dr Okay Okay Dhruw received by 38,197 votes.

TELANGANA: The BJP wrested the Dubbak Assembly constituency from the ruling TRS in Telangana. BJP candidate M Raghunandan Rao defeated his nearest rival Solipeta Sujatha of the ruling TRS by 1,079 votes. Sujata was the spouse of sitting TRS MLA Solipeta Ramalinga Reddy whose dying in August this 12 months led to the bypolls.

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NAGALAND: The National Democratic Progressive Party bagged the Southern Angami-I seat in Kohima whereas an Independent candidate received within the Pungro-Kiphire meeting phase in Kiphire district. The votes for the November three and seven by-elections had been counted together with the ballots for the Bihar polls and progressed in accordance with Election Commission tips limiting the variety of individuals in counting halls, officers mentioned.
Extensive measures had been taken to make sure social distancing. 

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