Noorpur By-election Results: The results of Noorpur by-election in Uttar Pradesh will be declared today. Counting of votes for Noorpur bypoll results will begin at 8 am. The Assembly seat went to polls on May 28. Catch live news and updates on Noorpur by-election results here. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh News: This Lab in Meerut Falsely Tests 6 People COVID-19+, Likely to Lose Licence
Noorpur Assembly seat fell vacant after the death of BJP sitting MLA Lokendra Singh Chouhan. Chouhan was a two-time MLA from here. To retain the Vidhan Sabha seat, the BJP fielded Avnish Singh who will take on Samajwadi Party’s Naim Ul-Hasan. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is a fringe player in the state, supported the SP candidate. Also Read - After Rajasthan, Locusts Enter Maharashtra, Delhi - Why is This a Worrying Situation?
Also in the fray are Lok Dal’s Gohar Iqbal, Rashtriya Janhit Sangharsh Party’s Zaheer Alam, Bharatiya Momin Front’s Maya, Uttar Pradesh Republican Party’s Ram Ratan, and four Independent candidates. Stakes are high for the BJP after its defeat in Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections by the SP-BSP alliance. Also Read - On CM Yogi's Remark on Labourers Returning to Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Sharp Retort
It will be a litmus test for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a positive outcome is necessary for the saffron party to maintain its majority in the Lok Sabha. The results will also test the mettle of a united opposition with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After losing from Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the BJP had profusely campaigned to win the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly seat.