Bhopal, Apr 13: Counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh bye-election results 2017 has begun. Polling in Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh Assembly constituency was held on April 9. The voting percentage was 65 for Bandhavgarh seat in Umaria district. The main contest is between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bandhavgarh bypolls. We will be updating live on Madhya Pradesh bye-election results 2017. Catch the instant live updates on Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh bypoll results here.
The bypoll in Bandhavgarh seat was necessitated as its MLA Gyan Singh was elected to the Lok Sabha in November last year. The main contest in Bandhavgarh (ST) seat is between the BJP’s Shivnarayan Singh, son of Gyan Singh, and Savitri Singh of the Congress. Meanwhile, the Ater bypoll results will also be declared today.
The bypoll in Madhya Pradesh is a litmus test for both Congress and NJP in the run-up to the state elections next year. In Ater constituency, a total of 21 candidates is in the fray while in Bandhavgarh a separate assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh the future of five candidates are in the fray.