Counting of votes for bypolls in Meghalaya's Shella constituency has reached the end of round two.
After two rounds of counting, United Democratic Party (UDP) candidate, Balajied Kupar Synrem was leading by 1700 votes.
While Synrem has garnered 10,586 votes, Kharpuri has secured 5,162 votes, as per the latest trends.
The elections were necessitated due to the death of the sitting MLA Donkupar Roy on July 28.
Donkapur Roy who was MLA of Shella since 1988 was the president of the UDP.
Independent candidates contesting from the seat are Komen Laitmo and Grace Mary Kharpuri.
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