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Lok Sabha and Assembly Bypolls 2018: Opposition parties limit BJP and allies to 3 out of 14 seats

In a big setback to the ruling BJP, opposition parties today appeared winning 11 bypolls, limiting the saffron party and its allies to just three, out of four Lok Sabha and 10 Assembly seats across 11 states -- riding high on strengthening non-BJP unity in run-up to the 2019 general elections.

India TV Politics Desk [ Published on: May 31, 2018 18:41 IST ]
  • The Opposition parties on Thursday secured victories in at least 10 Lok Sabha and Assembly bypolls out of 14, which went to polls on Monday. BJP and its allies have secured victory on three. Results of Nagaland LS bypolls were awaited.   In a major victory for anti-BJP forces, RLD's Tabassum Hasan secured victory in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana in Lok Sabha Bypolls. The seat had fell vacant after BJP MP Hukum Singh's death.
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    The Opposition parties on Thursday secured victories in at least 10 Lok Sabha and Assembly bypolls out of 14, which went to polls on Monday. BJP and its allies have secured victory on three. Results of Nagaland LS bypolls were awaited.

     

    In a major victory for anti-BJP forces, RLD's Tabassum Hasan secured victory in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana in Lok Sabha Bypolls. The seat had fell vacant after BJP MP Hukum Singh's death.

  • NCP candidate Madhukar Kukade defeated his BJP rival to secure the Lok Sabha seat for his party.
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    NCP candidate Madhukar Kukade defeated his BJP rival to secure the Lok Sabha seat for his party.

  • In Maharashtra, BJP secured a partial victory. While Bhandara Gondiya defeated the BJP candidate, the party tasted victory in Palghar as its candidate Rajendra Dhedya won over Shiv Sena's Shrinivas Chintaman Vanaga.   Assembly Bypoll Results
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    In Maharashtra, BJP secured a partial victory. While Bhandara Gondiya defeated the BJP candidate, the party tasted victory in Palghar as its candidate Rajendra Dhedya won over Shiv Sena's Shrinivas Chintaman Vanaga.

     

    Assembly Bypoll Results

  • Samajwadi Party once again displayed the strength of Opposition's unity by wresting power from BJP in the crucial Noopur constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
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    Samajwadi Party once again displayed the strength of Opposition's unity by wresting power from BJP in the crucial Noopur constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Congress' Hardev Singh Ladi defeated BJP ally Akali Dal's candidate by over 38,000 votes in Punjab's Shahkot.
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    Congress' Hardev Singh Ladi defeated BJP ally Akali Dal's candidate by over 38,000 votes in Punjab's Shahkot.

  • CPI(M)-led LDF retained Chengannur Assembly seat in Kerala, Saji Cheriyan won by over 20,000 votes.
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    CPI(M)-led LDF retained Chengannur Assembly seat in Kerala, Saji Cheriyan won by over 20,000 votes.

  • In Ampati Meghalaya, ex-CM Mukul Sangma's daughter Miani D Shira secured victory for Congress.
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    In Ampati Meghalaya, ex-CM Mukul Sangma's daughter Miani D Shira secured victory for Congress.

  • In Bihar's Jokihat, CM Nitish Kumar's JD(U) suffered a humiliating defeat in his bastion as RJD candidate Shahnawaz Alam secured the victory.
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    In Bihar's Jokihat, CM Nitish Kumar's JD(U) suffered a humiliating defeat in his bastion as RJD candidate Shahnawaz Alam secured the victory.

  • BJP's Munni Devi defeated Congress rival Jeetram by over 1,900 votes to take her party's number to 57 in Uttrakhand Assembly.
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    BJP's Munni Devi defeated Congress rival Jeetram by over 1,900 votes to take her party's number to 57 in Uttrakhand Assembly.

  • In West Bengal's Maheshtala, TMC candidate Dulal Chandra Das registered a huge win, beating nearest rival BJP's Sujit Kumar Ghosh by over 60,000 votes.
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    In West Bengal's Maheshtala, TMC candidate Dulal Chandra Das registered a huge win, beating nearest rival BJP's Sujit Kumar Ghosh by over 60,000 votes.

  • In Jharkhand's Gomiya, JMM candidate Babita Devi defeated AJSU's Lambodar Mahto.
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    In Jharkhand's Gomiya, JMM candidate Babita Devi defeated AJSU's Lambodar Mahto.

  • JMM swept the bypolls in Jharkhand. In Silli, JMM's Seema Devi defeated AJSU president Sudesh Mahto by a huge margin.
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    JMM swept the bypolls in Jharkhand. In Silli, JMM's Seema Devi defeated AJSU president Sudesh Mahto by a huge margin.

  • In a major victory for Congress, its candidate Munirathna has won polls by a margin of 25,492 votes in Karnataka's RR Nagar.
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    In a major victory for Congress, its candidate Munirathna has won polls by a margin of 25,492 votes in Karnataka's RR Nagar.

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