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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: The BJP is leading in Manikpur, Ghosi, Iglas, Lucknow Cantt, Govindnagar and Balha, while its ally Apna Dal (Sonelal) is ahead in Pratapgarh. The SP is ahead in Rampur and Zairpur, the BSP in Jalalpur and the Congress in Gangoh.
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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: BJP is ahead in six assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh and ally Apna Dal (S) in one, as per the latest trends.

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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: Tazeen Fatima, Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur assembly constituency is still leading, after the 6th round of counting.
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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: Tazeen Fatima, Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur assembly constituency is leading with 6364 votes after second round of counting.
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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: As per official trends from Election Commission, Bahujan Samaj Party leading in 1 constituency & Samajwadi Party leading in 2 constituencies.

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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: The BJP has taken an initial lead on Manikpur, Zaidpur and Gangoh seats.

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    UP Bypoll Results 2019: The counting process has begun in Uttar Pradesh at different locations amid tight security. As per the ECI rule, the postal ballots will be counted first and then the EVMs.

Lucknow: The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has bagged seven of the 11 Assembly seats which went to bypolls on 21 October. The Samajwadi Party won the remaining three seats including the stronghold Rampur, whereas Azam Khan’s wife Tazeem Fatima contested while BJP ally Apna Dal (Soneylal) retained the Pratpgarh seat.

The seven seats that the saffron party won are — Gangoh (Kirat Singh), Iglas (Rajkumar Sahyogi), Lucknow Cantt (Suresh Chandra Tiwari), Govindnagar (Surendra Maithani), Manikpur (Aanand Shukla), Balha (Saroj Sonkar) and Ghosi (Vijay Kumar Rajbhar).

After the results were announced, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that on 8 out of the 11 seats, BJP and its allies have registered victory.

 

In the previous elections, the BJP and its ally Apna Dal had won 9 seats while the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party had won one seat each of the total 11.

According to the ECI, a total of 109 candidates were in the fray for the bypolls. The maximum candidates — 13 each contested from Lucknow Cantonment and Jalalpur.

In the UP Legislative Assembly, the BJP currently has 302 members, the Samajwadi Party 47 and the Bahujan Samaj Party 18. The BJP’s ally Apna Dal (Sonelal) has eight legislators, while the Congress has seven MLAs in the House.