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Bihar bypolls: BJP leading in two seats, RJD in one

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The BJP was leading in the Lok Sabha seat and constituency, while its ally, the ruling JD(U) in the state, was trailing behind the RJD candidate in the seat after three hours of counting for the by-elections in Bihar, officials said.

According to figures provided by the at 11 am, Pradeep Kumar Singh of the BJP was leading by a margin of more than 4,000 votes in the Lok Sabha constituency.

Singh is locked in a straight battle with RJD's Sarfaraz Alam, whose father Mohd Taslimuddin's demise had necessitated the bypoll.

The BJP was also leading in segment, where its candidate Rinky was leading by a margin of over 2,500 votes.

The bypoll here was necessitated after the death of Pandey's husband The has fielded Shambhu Singh Patel from the seat.

In Jehanabad, RJD's alias Suday Yadav had established a substantial lead of more than 15,000 votes over his JD(U) rival Abhiram Sharma.

The bypoll in this Assembly seat has been necessitated after the death of Yadav's father Yadav.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 12:45 IST
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