Monday, 25 June, 2018

BJP Leads in Araria & Bhabhua

Araria By Election Results 2018 All You Need To Know The Araria by-poll result is seen as a test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD's Tejashwi Yadav
Sammy Stanley | 14 March, 2018, 13:15

Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti says current results in Bihar bypolls have announced the end of Nitish Kumar's politics, Bihar's youth cleared the way of RJD for the LokSabha Election 2018. Bypoll in Araria Lok Sabha constituency is being considered as a test for the ruling Janata Dal-United-BJP combine in Bihar as well as the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress alliance.

# Bihar Assembly by-polls: After first round of counting BJP is leading in Kaimur & RJD is leading in Jehanabad.

The two experiments are expected to play a decisive role in the general elections as newer political realignments could happen around them.

The RJD established leads in Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jehanabad Assembly constituency while the BJP was leading in Bhabhua Assembly seat in bypolls in Bihar. The Congress' Shambhu Singh Patel, who was offered the seat in the last minute after the RJD backed out, is in second place.

All the seats had witnessed polling on Sunday. Lalu Prasad Yadav's party had won two of three seats that went to bye-elections in Bihar.

'Iran invites Pak, China to join Chabahar project'
The relations suffered more setbacks as 464 Iranian pilgrims were crushed to death in a stampede in Mecca in September 2015. Zarif had earlier held bilateral talks with his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif and addressed a trade conference.

Meanwhile, RJD supporters have made a long queue in Araria while shouting slogans in favour of party leader Tejaswi Yadav and winning candidate Sarfaraj Alam.

Security across the Gorakhpur and Phulpur constituencies in Uttar Pradesh have been tightened as counting of votes is under way.

According to latest data, RJD's Sarfaraz Alam, who had in the earlier rounds trailed behind BJP's Pradip Kumar Singh, was now leading by about 14,500 votes after ninth rounds of counting of votes. The BJP candidates have maintained their lead and are ahead in Bhabhua and Araria by 3,253 and 5,500 votes respectively.

AM: BJP leading by 5500 votes.

AM: By now, RJD candidate is leading in Araria.

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