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    Assam Bypoll Results 2019: Nabanita Handique of the BJP is leading over her nearest rival Sushil Kumar Suri of the Congress by 6,693 votes in Sonari Assembly seat. Handique has secured 27,956 votes while Suri has garnered 21,263 votes.
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    Assam Bypoll Results 2019: Borthakur has secured 53,844 votes while Kurmi has garnered 18,523 votes, as per the latest trends and Malakar has secured 47,946 votes while Rajak has garnered 35,424 votes.
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    Assam Bypoll Results 2019: Ruling BJP leading in three of the four Assembly seats in Assam. Rajen Borthakur of the BJP is leading over his nearest rival Kartik Kurmi of the Congress by 35,321 votes in Rangapara Assembly constituency, Bijoy Malakar of the saffron party has established a lead of 12,522 votes over Congress’ Keshab Prasad Rajak in Ratabari Assembly seat.

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    Assam Bypoll Results 2019: While Rajen Borthakur of the BJP is leading over his nearest rival Kartik Kurmi of the Congress by 19,965 votes in Rangapara Assembly constituency, Bijoy Malakar of the saffron party has established a lead of 4,501 votes over Congress’ Keshab Prasad Rajak in Ratabari Assembly seat.

  • 11:41 AM IST
    Assam Bypoll Results 2019: The ruling BJP is leading in three of the four Assembly seats in Assam.

New Delhi: The BJP has retained three of the four Assembly seats in Assam, bypolls to which were held on October 21 while the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) won the fourth seat which was held by the Congress earlier.

While the BJP candidates won Ratabari, Rangapara and Sonari Assembly seats, the AIUDF led by perfume trader Moulana Badruddin Ajmal won the Jania seat in minority-dominated Barpeta district. BJP’s Bijoy Malakar defeated his nearest Congress rival Keshab Prasad Rajak in Ratabari constituency in Barak Valley. Malakar polled over 60 per cent votes while Rajak could poll little over 38 per cent votes.

In Rangapara, BJP’s Rajen Borthakur polled over 66 per cent votes drubbing his nearest Congress candidate Kartik Kurmi. Similarly BJP’s Nabanita Handique defeated Congress candidate in Sonari by polling over 54 per cent votes.

In Jania, AIUDF’s Rafiqul Islam polled over 54 per cent votes while Congress candidate Shamsul Haque could poll only a little over 30 per cent votes. BJP’s Towfiqur Rahman polled only 10 per cent of votes.

The by-elections to the four Assembly constituencies was necessitated after three BJP MLAs, Kripanath Mallah (Ratabari), Pallab Lochan Das (Rangapara) and Topon Kumar Gogoi (Sonari) were elected to the Lok Sabha. An estimated 72.62 per cent of over 6.78 lakh electorate had exercised their franchise in the by-election to the four Assembly seats in the state.

There were 20 candidates in the fray in all the four constituencies this time.

The by-polls were necessitated after BJP MLAs Kripanath Mallah (Ratabari), Tapan Gogoi (Sonari) andPallab Lochan Das (Rangapara) and Congress MLA Abdul Kalaque (Jania) contested and won in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.