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Bihar bypolls: NDA leads in Araria, Bhabua, Grand Alliance in Jahanabad

IANS  |  Patna 

The ruling BJP-led NDA was leading in the Lok Sabha and Bhabua assembly by-elections while the opposition RJD was ahead in the Jahanabad assembly bypoll on Wednesday.

After three hours of counting of votes, the candidates of the Grand Alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, and (HAM) were trailing in two seats.

In Araria, the Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate was leading by 8,979 votes over RJD candidate

In Bhabua, the BJP's Rinki Pandey was leading by 3,252 votes over the Congress' Sambhu Patel.

In Jahanabad, the RJD's Suday Yadav was leading by 15,000 votes over the Janata Dal-United's Abhiram Sharma.

Though these are early trends, there was an upbeat mood in the camp here. The results were expected to be declared by the afternoon, an said.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 12:24 IST