BJP wins Delhi’s Rajouri Garden Assembly seat in bypoll; AAP loses deposit
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 13-Apr-2017

New Delhi, April 12: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday defeated Aam Admi Party and Congress in the bypoll of New Delhi’s Rajouri Garden Assembly seat. Notably, it is a major setback for Delhi CM Kejriwal and his party AAP as they were in full confident to win Delhi bypoll. AAP candidate not only lost the contest but also lost its deposit. However, this result can be termed as a mirror for upcoming MCD polls and winning trend to continue. BJP’s Manjinder Singh Sirsa defeated Congress candidate Meenakshi Chandela by over 14,000 votes who remained at second position whereas AAP slipped to the third position.
In Himachal Pradesh, BJP has won the Bhoranj assembly constituency by-election in Hamirpur district by a margin of 8,290 votes. Its candidate Anil Dhiman defeated his nearest rival of Congress, Parmila Devi.

In Madhya Pradesh, BJP candidate Shivnarayan Singh has Bandhavgarh assembly segment by-election in Umaria district by over 25 thousand votes. He defeated Savitri Singh of Congress. Hemant Katare of Congress is leading by 1241 votes over his nearest rival Arvind Bhadoria of the BJP in Ater after completion of ten rounds of the counting. The result is likely to come by evening as counting will be completed in 21 rounds.

In Assam, BJP has won the Dhemaji assembly bypoll. BJP candidate Ranoj Pegu defeated his nearest rival Congress candidate by over nine thousand votes. In West Bengal, Trinamool Congress has won the Kanthi Dakshin Assembly bye-election. Its candidate Chandrima Bhattacharya defeated her nearest BJP rival Sourindra Mohan Jana by over 44 thousand votes.

#BJP candidate Shobha Rani Kushwah wins Rajasthan's Dholpur Assembly #bypoll, defeating Congress's Banwari Lal Sharma by around 39,000 votes. In Karnataka, Congress has won both, the Gundlupet as well as Nanjangud assembly constituency seats which went to by-polls on Sunday. Both the seats were held by Congress. Meanwhile, re-polling is underway in 38 polling stations of the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the biggest part of the country since the Narendra Modi was made Prime Ministerial candidate. Notably, BJP has won six seats out of ten in the bypoll which held in eight states. Earlier, in Zilla Parishad and corporation elections also BJP emerged as the single largest party.