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Kairana Bypoll Election Result Live: RLD Leads by 34,600 Votes in BJP’s Bastion

Kairana Bypoll Election Result Live: RLD Leads by 34,600 Votes in BJP’s Bastion: Mriganka Singh, the BJP candidate, has lost her early lead in the Kairana of the Uttar Pradesh’s Lok Sabha constituency. Post 10 rounds of counting, Tabassum Hasan, of the Rashtriya Lok Dal party, is leading by 34,600 votes.

The seat fell vacant post the demise of, Hukum Singh, the BJP MP, necessitating bypolls to the Lok Sabha seat. His daughter, Mriganka, is now one of the candidates of the BJP.

Important points of the Kairana Bypoll

  • Bypolls to Kairana were held on Monday, 28 May
  • The Kairana bypoll is the fourth Lok Sabha by-election in the state since 2014
  • The counting of votes for the Noorpur Assembly constituency in UP will also be taken up on 31 May

 

Post of the 11 Rounds of Counting, RLD Takes Lead by 39,224 Votes

Sources told to the various media that after six rounds of counting, the current tally stands as follows:

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 1,19,113

Mriganka Singh of the BJP: 79,889

Backward Classes and Dalits Are Ignoring Us: Om Prakash Rajbhar, UP Minister

 

Om Prakash Rajbhar, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief and Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet minister, has blamed the BJP for the sprawling in Kairana.

Speaking to a media portal, The Quint, Rajbhar said, “After losing the bypolls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur, I emphasised on paying attention to the needs of Dalits an other backward communities in the state. No one pays attention to what we say. Now the backward classes are ignoring us.”

Post 10 Rounds of Counting, RLD Takes Lead of 34,600 Votes

Sources told The Quint that post 10 rounds of counting, the current tally stands as follows:

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 1,09,962

Mriganka Singh  of the BJP: 75,315

Post 9 Rounds of Counting, RLD’s Lead Falls to 30,557 Votes

Sources told to leading media that post of the 9 rounds of counting, the current tally stands as follows:

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 1,00,795

Mriganka Singh  of the BJP: 70,238

Take a look of after 8 Rounds of Counting, RLD Takes Lead by Over 33,000 Votes

Post 8 rounds of counting, the current tally stands as follows:

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 98,016

Mriganka Singh of the BJP: 64,788

After Seven Rounds of Counting, RLD Takes Lead by Over 26,000 Votes

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 78,873

Mriganka Singh of the BJP: 52,560

After Six Rounds of Counting, RLD Takes Lead by Over 23,000 Votes

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 73,845

Mriganka Singh of the BJP: 50,128

RLD Takes Bigger Lead, Ahead by 9,714 Votes

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD: 55,082

Mriganka Singh of the BJP: 45,368

Trends at 9:20 AM display that Tabassum Hasan  of the RLD, party, Ahead of BJP

Tabassum Hasan of the RLD is leading by over 3,000 votes over BJP’s Mriganka Singh in Kairana.

BJP Ahead of RLD in First Round of Counting

Speaking to ANI, the Collector of Shamli district, Indra Vijay Singh, said, “First round of counting is completed and tabulation is underway. Congress candidate Tabassum Hasan has received 3,700 votes and BJP’s Mriganka Singh has received 3,746 votes.”

Trends at 9.10 AM

Trends at 9.10 am suggest Tabassum Hasan, the RLD candidate, is ahead of the BJP candidate in Kairana, reported News18.

Trends at 8:45 AM

According to News18, early trends suggest that the BJP is leading in the Kairana Lok Sabha postal ballot.

Counting of Ballot Paper Votes in Kairana

The counting of votes in Kairana’s Shamli district will starting with the counting of 356 ballot papers post which the EVM machines votes will be counted.

The Votes Counting Start in Kairana

Counting of votes for the bypolls to Uttar Pradesh’s Kairana Lok Sabha constituency started.

Repolling in 73 Booths of Kairana

Prior to the tight security, repolling took place at 73 polling booths in Kairana Lok Sabha constituency, with an estimated 48 percent voter turnout till 3 pm, reported PTI.

The Election Commission had ordered repolling in the constituency which is for the technical snags in EVM-VVPAT machines during the by-election on Monday.

Who Are the Candidates in the Fray?

The Kairana seat fell vacant post the demise of the Hukum Singh, the BJP MP, whose daughter Mriganka Singh is now the party candidate.

She is fighting with the Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Tabassum Hasan, who also has the support of the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.

Just ahead of the polls, Kanwar Hasan, the Lok Dal candidate, retired from the contest and joined the RLD, further boosting Tabassum’s chances.

What’s at Stake for BJP and Opposition?

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has campaigned hard for Kairana.

So this is hopefully yet to send a strong message to voters, party workers and for the Opposition that the drubbing and it receives in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections was an aberration — and that they are a force to reckon with in western Uttar Pradesh.

The Opposition hopes that by consolidating the anti-BJP vote, which will be repeat the success in Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections earlier this year at the period when the ruling party suffered humiliating defeats.

By-elections were held for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in March as the seats fell vacant when Yogi Adityanath, the UP Chief Minister,  and his deputy, Keshav Prasad Maurya, resigned after entering the UP legislative council  anyway.