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    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: JMM’s Babita Devi wins against AJSU’s Lambodar Mahto and BJP’s Madhav Lal Singh. She has registered win by over 4,000 votes.



  • 12:58 PM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: After 16th round of vote count, JMM candidate Babita Devi leads against AJSU’s Labodar Mahto by over 7500 votes.

  • 12:47 PM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: Even as the counting for Gomia Vidhan Sabha seat continues, Silli Assembly seat has been won by JMM candidate Seema Mahto.



  • 12:14 PM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: After 13th round of vote count, JMM candidate Babita Devi is leading against AJSU candidate Lambodar Mahto by over 8,900 votes. BJP candidate Madhav Lal Singh is on the third spot.

  • 11:58 AM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: After 11th round of vote count, JMM candidate Babita Devi has gained lead against BJP’s Madhav Lal Singh. Devi is ahead of Singh by over 4300 votes. Overall, JMM has bagged 37,842 votes while, the BJP and AJSU have got 33521 and 29517 votes, respectively.

  • 11:49 AM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: Earlier, it was neck and neck in Gomia. However, BJP’s Madhav Lal Singh has consistently maintained a lead against JMM’s Babita Devi.

  • 11:30 AM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: In all 13 candidates are in the fray for Gomia Assembly seat. Voting for the Vidhan Sabha seat was held on May 28.

  • 10:39 AM IST

    Gomia By-election Results News Updates: BJP candidate Madhav Lal Singh leading from Gomia Vidhan Sabha seat by 7174 votes in the sixth round of counting, reports ANI. He is contesting against JMM’s Babita Devi and AJSU’s Lambodar Mahto.

Gomia By-election Results Updates: The counting of votes for Gomia bypoll in Jharkhand began at 8 AM on Thursday, i.e. May 31. The voting for Gomia Assembly bye-election in Bokaro district was conducted amidst heavy security on May 28. Gomia Vidhan Sabha seat recorded a total of 62 per cent voter turnout. In Gomia, the ruling national democratic alliance partners—the BJP and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU)  are fighting separately. Gomia Assembly seat is witnessing a tough contest between Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Madhavlal Singh, AJSU’s Lambodar Mahto and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s (JMM) Babita Devi, wife of disqualified MLA Yogendra Mahto.  (LIVE UPDATES ON BYPOLL ELECTION RESULTS 2018) Also Read - Pragya Thakur Not in Good Health, Develops Swelling in Brain, Lost Visibility in One of Her Eyes

By-election to Gomia was necessitated sitting MLA Yogendra Prasad Mahto of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) was expelled from the assembly after he was convicted in a coal theft case. In all 13 candidates are in the fray for Gomia Assembly seat. Voting on the Gomia Vidhan Sabha seat on May 28 was conducted peacefully and no incidents of violence were reported. (Silli By-election Results Live) Also Read - BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra Hospitalised With COVID-19 Symptoms

Chief Minister Raghubar Das has rigourously campaigned for the Gomia Assembly seat whereas, a united opposition has been rallying for JMM candidates on both seats. Also Read - Virat Kohli Should Divorce Anushka Sharma For Making 'Pataal Lok': BJP Minister Nandkishor Gurjar Gets Trolled For Bizarre Remark

Attacking the Congress, Das said, “Congress party which has ruled the country for more than 60 years has now been reduced to a regional party’s status. In Karnataka, Congress is carrying the Janata Dal Secular on its shoulders while in Jharkhand it was doing the same with the JMM.”

On the other hand, JMM president Shibu Soren, former chief minister and executive president of the party Hemant Soren, and former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay canvassed in the bye-elections. Soren said, “The Raghubar Das government has failed on all fronts. It is involved in plundering the state. Time has come to teach the Bharatiya Janata Party a lesson.”

Apart from Gomia, voting for Silli Assembly seat was also held on May 28. A total of 75 per cent turnout was recorded.