Congress wins Jharkhand seat, BJP takes Gujarat's Jasdan in by-elections

On BJP's victory on Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said it is a clear indication that BJP will win all 26 seats in Gujarat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

jharkhand gujarat byelection results

The BJP won the Jasdan assembly seat in Gujarat and Congress bagged the Kolebira assembly seat in Jharkhand, byelection results announced on Sunday showed. BJP and Congress were in direct contest in both the seats. BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia won the Jasdan assembly bypoll by defeating Congress' Avsar Nakiya by 19, 985 votes.  In Jharkhand, Congress candidate Naman Bixal Kongari defeated the BJP candidate by over 9,000 votes. The Kolebira seat in Jharkhand fell vacant following conviction of former Minister Enos Ekka in the murder of a school teacher. There ...