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Assembly bypoll results: Congress leading in Dantewada, NCP in Pala

As per the early trends, Congress candidate Devti Karma was leading by a margin of 6,108 votes (total 18,505 votes) in the Dantewada assembly bypoll against her closest rival

Tripura: Counting of votes underway for by-polls held in Badharghat on September 23 (Photo: ANI)
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Tripura: Counting of votes underway for by-polls held in Badharghat on September 23 (Photo: ANI)

BS Web Team New Delhi
The counting of votes is under way in four assembly constituencies - Pala (Kerala), Hamirpur (UP), Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) and Badharghat (Tripura) -- where voting was held on September 23.

As per the early trends, Congress candidate Devti Karma was leading by a margin of 6,108 votes (total 18,505 votes) in the Dantewada assembly bypoll against her nearest rival Ojaswi Mandavi (12,397 votes) of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

The ruling Congress and main opposition BJP are locked in a direct fight in this Naxal-affected seat, reserved for Scheduled Tribe, where bypoll was necessitated after the death of sitting BJP MLA Bhima

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 11:42 AM IST

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