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EC announces bypolls to 2 more assembly seats in Gujarat

Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will also be held on the same day. The counting will be held on October 24.

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  • CEC: By-elections to 64 constituencies across Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, M...

    Uttar Pradesh, where voting took place for 11 seats, recorded the lowest turnout of 45.04%. Bihar recorded 49.5% voting for five assembly seats. Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh recorded the highest turnout in Khonsa (West) at 90.74%.

    Although the Congress has yet to officially launch its election campaign, Siddaramaiah who was appointed as the leader of the opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, has unofficially kickstarted election work.

    ​​From Tohana constituency in Sirsa to Nangal Chaudhary in Mahendragarh, his 11-monthold Jannayak Janta Party is in fight, Chautala claims. As he moves through villages, he is greeted by enthusiastic party cadres who insist he has tea with them.

    Senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh have addressed nearly 15 public gatherings in Haryana already post the decline of Congress in the region. PM Narendra Modi has added three more rallies to his campaign schedule for the Jat belt.

    BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi has been elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha in a by-election from Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Whil...

    Leader of Jannayak Janata Party, Dushyant Chautala along with his mother and wife reached to cast his vote in Sirsa by riding on a tractor. It is a mode of transportation that is an identity of Haryana, said Chautala who is quite confident of winning.

    However, the SP itself is facing a desertion of its leaders and the BJP is said to be trying to poach several of SP’s MLCs too to get an edge in the UP legislative council.

    Owing to bad health, Congress president Sonia Gandhi missed her only election rally in Mahendragarh, Haryana ahead polls. While Rahul Gandhi filled in her place at the rally, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra skipped campaigning in the state all together .

    BJP eyes urban-dominated regions of Gurugram and Faridabad in poll-bound Haryana as it campaigns for development, including two new peripheral expressways, 24-hour electricity and promise to bring more investment into Haryana, to name a few.

    Nationalist Congress Party candidate from Karjat-Jamkhed Rohit Pawar said he believes the Congress-NCP combine would come to power. Pawar claims there are bleak chances of BJP and Shiv Sena coming back to power owing to a strong opposition.

    Munkad Ali, the BSP’s prominent Muslim face, is the party’s new state unit president while national general secretary RS Kushwaha and MLC Bhim Rao Ambedkar have been appointed as state coordinators.

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