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UP By-election Results 2022: SP's Dimple Yadav wins Mainpuri, RLD's Madan Bhaiya takes Khatauli, BJP's Akash Saxena breaches Azam Khan's stronghold Rampur Sadar

UP By-Election Result 2022: Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Dimple Yadav has recorded a landslide victory in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat. She has defeated BJP's Raghuraj Singh Shakya by over 2.8 lakh votes.

UP By-election Results 2022: SP's Dimple Yadav wins Mainpuri, RLD's Madan Bhaiya takes Khatauli, BJP's Akash Saxena breaches Azam Khan's stronghold Rampur Sadar
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Uttar Pradesh Bypoll Results 2022: Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Dimple Yadav on Thursday (December 8, 2022) recorded a landslide victory in the Mainpuri parliamentary bypoll in Uttar Pradesh. She defeated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya by 2,88,461 votes in the December 5 by-election. Dimple, Mulayam Singh Yadav's elder daughter-in-law and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife, was leading since the counting started at 8 AM on Thursday and polled a total of 6,18,120 votes. Shakya, on the other hand, received 3,29,659 votes. The by-election in Mainpuri was necessitated following the demise of SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.

In the Rampur Sadar Assembly bypoll, which is considered Azam Khan's bastion, BJP defeated the Samajwadi Party. The saffron party won the Assembly seat for the first time after its candidate Akash Saxena defeated his nearest SP rival Asim Raja by a margin of 33,702 votes.

Bypoll to the Rampur Sadar seat was necessitated after Azam Khan was sentenced to three years in jail in a hate speech case, and subsequently disqualified as MLA.

In the Khatauli Assembly bypoll, Madan Bhaiya of the SP-RLD alliance won the seat with a margin of 22,054 votes. He defeated BJP candidate Rajkumari Saini. While Madan received 97,139 votes, Saini could manage 74,996. 

The by-election in Khatauli was necessitated due to the disqualification of BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini following his conviction by in different cases. The BJP had then tried to retain the seat by fielding Rajkumari Saini, the wife of Vikram Singh Saini.

The counting of votes was also held for by-elections in four other assembly constituencies - Padampur in Odisha, Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, Kurhani in Bihar and Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh, and for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls.

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08 December 2022
18:09 PM

UP by-election results 2022: Yogi Adityanath congratulates Khatauli, Rampur, Mainpuri bypoll winners

Uttar Pradesh by-election winners 2022: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has congratulated the winners in the bypolls to Khatauli and Rampur Assembly segments and the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat.

"Heartiest congratulation to winning candidates of Mainpuri, Rampur and Khatauli by-polls in Uttar Pradesh," Adityanath said in a tweet in Hindi.

"BJP has won the Rampur seat for the first time. For this, congratulations to all workers of Rampur, including Akash Saxena, and thanks to the almighty public (for support)," he added.

17:40 PM

Khatauli bypoll result 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya wins seat with a margin of over 22,000 votes

In the Khatauli Assembly bypoll, Madan Bhaiya of the SP-RLD alliance has won the seat with a margin of 22,054 votes. He defeated BJP candidate Rajkumari Saini. While Madan polled 97,139 votes, Saini could manage 74,996.

The by-election in Khatauli was necessitated due to the disqualification of BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini following his conviction by in different cases. 
 

17:38 PM

Mainpuri bypoll result 2022: SP candidate Dimple Yadav wins by over 2.8 lakh votes

Mainpuri bypoll result 2022: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav has comfortably won the Mainpuri parliamentary bypoll by defeating BJP's Raghuraj Singh Shakya by 2,88,461 votes.

Mainpuri, an SP's bastion, was earlier held by party founder and Dimple Yadav's father-in-law Mulayam Singh Yadav and got vacated after his death on October 10. Earlier in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Mulayam Singh had won the Mainpuri seat by defeating BJP candidate Prem Singh Shakya by 94,389 votes.

17:35 PM

Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll result 2022: Congress retains seats, Savitri Mandavi defeats BJP's Brahmanand Netam 

Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll result 2022: The Congress in Chhattisgarh has won the Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll, retaining the seat by defeating the BJP. Congress candidate Savitri Mandavi won the bypoll by a margin of 21,171 votes against BJP's Brahmanand Netam.

While Mandavi received 65,479 votes, Netam got 44,308 votes.

Former IPS officer Akbar Ram Korram, who contested as an independent, polled 23,417 votes.

Reacting to the development, Congress leader and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the people of Bhanupratappur put their stamp of approval to the works done by his government in the last four years.

He thanked the people of Bhanupratappur for reposing faith in his government.

17:32 PM

Kurhani bypoll result 2022: BJP wrests Bihar seat from ruling 'Mahagathbandhan', BJP's Kedar Prasad Gupta defeats JD(U) candidate Manoj Singh Kushwaha

Kurhani bypoll result 2022: In a blow to the recently formed 'Mahagathbandhan' government in Bihar, Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) has conceded the Kurhani assembly seat to the BJP. While BJP's Kedar Prasad Gupta polled 76,653 votes, JD(U) candidate Manoj Singh Kushwaha received 73,008 votes.  

The JD(U) had snapped ties with BJP four months ago.

17:27 PM

'There was no election,' says Asim Raza

UP Bypolls 2022: SP candidate Asim Raza, while leaving the counting centre, said that there was no election because 2.25 lakh people were not allowed to cast their vote.

16:37 PM

BJP's Akash Saxena would work to develop Rampur

Bypolls 2022: BJP candidate Akash Saxena told the reporters that he would work to develop Rampur as an industrial hub. He said that Rampur had broken the shackles of slavery after 50 years and had chosen the BJP.

16:04 PM

UP By-election Result 2022: BJP's Akash Saxena defeats SP's Asim Raja by over 33,000 votes in Rampur Sadar

15:25 PM

Rampur Sadar by-election result: Azam Khan's seat sees see-saw battle between BJP's Akash Saxena and SP candidate Asim Raja 

Rampur Sadar by-election latest updates: The Azam Khan's seat is currently witnessing a see-saw battle between BJP's Akash Saxena and SP candidate Asim Raja. Saxena is currently leading over Raja by a margin of 11,803 votes.

 

 

15:22 PM

Khatauli by-election results 2022: RLD candidate Madan Bhaiya now ahead by over 13,000 votes

Khatauli by-election results 2022: As per the latest updates, RLD's Madan Bhaiya is now leading by 13,135 votes in Khatauli over the BJP's Rajkumar Saini.

15:20 PM

Mainpuri bypoll results: SP's Dimple Yadav takes unassailable lead

Mainpuri bypoll results: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav has taken an unassailable lead of over 2.38 lakh votes in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency. She is currently leading over over BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya by 2,63,138 votes.

14:23 PM

Shivpal Singh Yadav merges Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) into Samajwadi Party after Dimple's win in Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls

UP bypolls result live: Shivpal Singh Yadav has merged his Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) into Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party after Dimple Yadav's win in Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls.

"We have merged Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) into Samajwadi Party. In 2024, we will fight unitedly. From today, there will be Samajwadi Party flag (on the car)," he told reporters.

14:03 PM

Shivpal Yadav visits SP patron Mulayam Singh's memorial after Dimple records massive victory in Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls

Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll results: As Dimple Yadav defeated her BJP Raghuraj Singh Shakya by more than one lakh votes, Shivpal Yadav visited his brother and SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's memorial and paid floral tributes to him.

ALSO READ | 'Yadav family will now...': Shivpal makes big statement after Dimple's landslide win in Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls

13:29 PM

Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll result: Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law Dimple Yadav polled over 3,70,000 lakh votes

Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll result: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav, the daughter-in-law of late Mulayam Singh, who recorded a landslide victory in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls, polled over 3,70,000 votes. SP President Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple defeated her nearest rival BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya by around 170,000 lakh votes.

13:27 PM

Rampur Sadar by-poll election results: Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja continues to lead  

Rampur Sadar by-poll election results: SP leader Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja continues to lead in the Rampur Sadar Assembly seat. As per the latest updates, Raja is now leading by 6,375 votes.

13:26 PM

UP by-election results 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya now leading by over 12,000 votes in Khatauli 

UP by-election results 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya is now leading by 12,119 votes against BJP candidate Rajkumari Saini in Khatauli.

13:24 PM

Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll: Congress' Savitri Mandavi ahead by over 14,000 votes

Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll results 2022: Congress candidate Savitri Mandavi is currently leading by a margin of more than 14,000 votes over her nearest rival in the Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll in Chhattisgarh. As per the early trends, Mandavi was leading by a margin of 14,418 votes against Brahmanand Netam of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Mandavi has so far secured 30,196 votes, while Netam got 15,778 votes after nine rounds of counting. Akbar Ram Korram, who is contesting as an independent, is on the third position with 15,227 votes.

12:25 PM

Uttar Pradesh by-election results: RLD's Madan Bhaiya now leading by over 7,000 votes in Khatauli 

Uttar Pradesh by-election results: In Khatauli, RLD's Madan Bhaiya is currently leading by 7,695 votes against BJP candidate Rajkumari Saini.

12:14 PM

By-poll election results today: Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja leading in Rampur Sadar 

By-poll election results today: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja is currently leading in the Rampur Sadar Assembly seat. As per the latest updates, Raja is ahead by 5,507 votes.

12:10 PM

Padampur bypoll result 2022: BJD extends lead by over 15,000 votes

Padampur bypoll result 2022: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has extended its lead to 15,541 votes over the BJP after the eighth round of counting for the by-poll to the Padampur assembly seat in Odisha. Barsha Singh Bariha is currently leading by 17,445 votes over BJP's Pradip Purohit.

12:05 PM

Kurhani bypoll: JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha, BJP's Kedar Gupta in close contest in Bihar by-elections

Kurhani bypoll result updates: The BJP and JD(U) in Bihar are currently fighting neck and neck with the latter gaining a lead of 1,802 votes after the ninth round of counting in the bypoll for by-election to the Kurhani assembly constituency. As per the latest updates, JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha is currently leading over BJP's Kedar Gupta by 1,552 votes.

Gupta was leading till the eighth round of counting.

11:59 AM

Rampur by-election results 2022: SP's Mohd Asim Raja maintains lead over BJP's Akash Saxena

Rampur by-election results 2022: SP's Mohd Asim Raja maintains has maintained his lead over rival BJP candidate Akash Saxena. He is currently ahead by over 4,200 votes.

 

 

 

11:57 AM

Khatauli bypoll result live updates: Rashtriya Lok Dal's Madan Bhaiya still leading

Khatauli bypoll result 2022 live updates: Rashtriya Lok Dal's Madan Bhaiya is still leading from the Khatauli seat. He is currently leading by over 8,800 votes.

 

11:48 AM

Dimple Yadav secures landslide victory, wins Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll

11:16 AM

Mainpuri bypolls result live coverage: Dimple Yadav looks set to win, now leads by over 71,000 votes

Mainpuri bypolls result live coverage: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav looks set to win as she has now taken a comfortable lead of over 71,000 votes in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency. SP President Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple has so far polled over 1,40,000 votes, while her nearest rival BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakyahas got around 73,000 votes.

LIVE Updates | UP By-election Result 2022: Dimple Yadav extends lead in Mainpuri, RLD's Madan Bhaiya winning Khatauli seat

 

11:15 AM

Padampur bypoll: BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha extends lead in Odisha seat

Padampur bypoll results: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has extended its lead to 8,178 votes over the BJP after the fourth round of counting for the by-poll to the Padampur assembly seat in Odisha's Bargarh district. Barsha Singh Bariha, the daughter of late MLA Bijay Ranjan Singh Bariha, whose death necessitated the by-poll, has so far won 21,837 votes, while the BJP's Pradip Purohit bagged 13,659 votes.

10:47 AM

Khatauli by-election result 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya ahead by over 1,300 votes over BJP's Rajkumar Saini

Khatauli by-election result 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya is currently ahead by over 1,387 votes in Khatauli over BJP's Rajkumar Saini.

 

 

10:45 AM

Rampur Sadar bypoll results 2022: SP's Asim Raja currently leading over BJP's Akash Saxena

Rampur Sadar bypoll results 2022: Samajwadi Party candidate Asim Raja is currently leading from Rampur Sadar seat over BJP's Akash Saxena by a margin of 3,224 votes.

 

10:43 AM

UP bypoll results 2022: SP's Dimple Yadav maintains comfortable lead in Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency

UP bypoll results 2022: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav has maintained her comfortable lead in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency. Yadav has taken a lead of over 35,574 votes over her nearest rival BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya.

10:42 AM

Kurhani bypoll: BJP extends lead after four rounds of counting

Kurhani bypoll latest updates: The BJP has extended its lead in the by-election to Kurhani assembly constituency after the fourth round of counting. According to information shared by CEO officials, the BJP's Kedar Gupta was ahead with a margin of 941 over his nearest JD(U) rival Manoj Singh Kushwaha. While Gupta secured 15,493 votes, Kushwaha got 14,552 after the fourth round of counting.

10:15 AM

UP bypolls: RLD's Madan Bhaiya leading in Khatauli

UP bypolls 2022: RLD's Madan Bhaiya is currently leading by over 1,000 votes in Khatauli over BJP's Rajkumar Saini, as per the Election Commission website.

10:02 AM

Sardarshahar bypoll: Congress currently ahead in Rajasthan Assembly seat

Sardarshahar bypoll result updates: Congress is currently leading in the Sardarshahar assembly seat in Rajasthan's Churu district. According to trends available for the bypoll, Congress' Anil Kumar has so far got 24,404 votes. Lal Chand Moond of RLD has got 15,713 votes and BJP's Ashok Kumar has received 15,495 votes.

Sardarshahar Assembly bypoll: Congress's Anil Kumar up against BJP's Ashok Kumar

09:52 AM

Padampur bypoll results 2022 live updates: BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha leading over BJP's Pradip Purohit

 

Padampur bypoll results 2022: As per the latest update, BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha is currently leading over BJP's Pradip Purohit. Bariha has so far polled over 5,501 votes and Bariha has received 3,789.

BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha leading over BJP's Pradip Purohit

09:44 AM

Kurhani Assembly Bypoll Results: BJP's Kedar Gupta ahead after round 1 of counting

Kurhani Assembly Bypoll Results 2022: BJP candidate Kedar Prasad Gupta has established an initial lead in the by-election to the Kurhani assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar. He has so far secured 7,936 votes while the JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha bagged 6,369 votes.

Bihar Bypoll: BJP establishes lead in Kurhani assembly seat after round 1

 

09:40 AM

Mainpuri by-poll results latest updates: A look at candidate-wise vote share

Mainpuri by-poll result 2022 latest updates: SP's Dimple Yadav has so far polled 16,933 votes, while BJP's Raghuraj Singh Shakya has received 6,216 votes.

Here's a look at candidate-wise vote share:

Mainpuro result live updates

 

09:25 AM

Rampur Sadar bypolls 2022: Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja leads over BJP's Akash Saxena

Rampur Sadar bypolls 2022 result: In the Rampur Sadar assembly segment, Azam Khan's protege and SP leader Asim Raja is currently leading over BJP's Akash Saxena by 129 votes after the first round of counting. While Asim Raja has so far polled 1,277 votes, Saxena has received 1,148.

Rampur by election results 2022

09:22 AM

Counting of votes is currently underway in Chhattisgarh's Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll.

09:20 AM

Bypolls results 2022: BJP's Kedar Prasad Gupta leading in Kurhani; Congress's Anil Kumar Sharma ahead in Sardarshahar

Assembly bypolls results 2022: BJP's Kedar Prasad Gupta is leading in Kurhani, Bihar, while Congress leader Anil Kumar Sharma is leading in Rajasthan's Sardarshahar.

09:13 AM

UP By-Election Result 2022 Live Updates: Dimple Yadav leads in Mainpuri

UP By-Election Result 2022 Live Updates: Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav is currently leading with 4,800 votes after the third round of counting in Mainpuri. She has established a comfortable lead over her nearest rival Raghuraj Shakya of the BJP.

 

08:54 AM

Chhattisgarh Bhanupratappur Assembly bypoll: Main fight between Congress' Savitri Mandavi and Bharatiya Janata Party's Brahmanand Netam

Bhanupratappur Assembly seat byelection: Though seven contestants are in the fray in Chhattisgarh's Bhanupratappur bypolls, the main fight is between the ruling Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

While the Congress has fielded Savitri Mandavi, the wife of late MLA Manoj Singh Mandavi, the BJP has nominated former legislator Brahmanand Netam.

The Sarva Adivasi Samaj, an umbrella body of tribal communities in Bastar, also fielded its candidate, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Akbar Ram Korram, who contested as an independent.

Notably, the bypoll in Bhanupratappur was necessitated following the death of Congress MLA and deputy speaker of Assembly Manoj Singh Mandavi on October 16.

08:45 AM

Kurhani by-election: BJP's Kedar Gupta, Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha lock horns

Kurhani by-election: In the by-election to the Kurhani assembly constituency in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and the BJP have locked horns for the first time since their break-up four months ago.

Altogether 13 candidates, five of them Independents, are in the fray though the contest is being seen, primarily, as between the BJP's Kedar Gupta and the JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha. Both are former MLAs.

The by-poll was necessitated by the disqualification of sitting RJD MLA Anil Kumar Sahani.

08:39 AM

Padampur bypoll: Naveen Patnaik's BJD's Barsha Singh Bariha pitted against BJP's Pradip Purohit

Padampur bypoll: In Odisha's Padampur, Naveen Patnaik-led BJD has fielded Barsha Singh Bariha against BJP candidate Pradip Purohit. Congress candidate Satya Bhusan Sahu is also in the fray.

08:32 AM

Sardarshahar Assembly bypoll: Congress's Anil Kumar up against BJP's Ashok Kumar

Sardarshahar Assembly bypoll: In the Sardarshahar Assembly seat in Rajasthan's Churu district, the bypoll was necessitated by the demise of Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma, who passed away on October 9 after prolonged illness. The Congress has fielded Sharma's son Anil Kumar against former BJP MLA Ashok Kumar.

Eight other candidates are also in the fray: Lalchand of the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), Sanwarmal Meghwal of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Parmana Ram of the Indian People's Green Party, and Independent candidates Subhash Chandra, Vijay Pal Singh Sheoran, Umesh Sahu, Prem Singh, and Surendra Singh Rajpurohit.

08:28 AM

UP bypolls 2022: Fight between BJP's Rajkumari Saini and RLD's Madan Bhaiya in Khatauli

UP bypolls 2022: In Khatauli, BJP's Vikram Singh Saini's wife Rajkumari Saini is up against and Madan Bhaiya of the RLD.

08:19 AM

Rampur Sadar bypolls 2022: BJP's Akash Saxena vs Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja

Rampur Sadar bypolls 2022 result: In the Rampur Sadar assembly segment, the BJP has fielded Akash Saxena, the son of former party legislator Shiv Bahadur Saxena, against Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja.

08:08 AM

Bypolls 2022: SP's Dimple Yadav vs BJP's Raghuraj Singh Shakya in Mainpuri

Mainpuri bypolls 2022: All eyes are on the wife of Akhilesh Yadav, Dimple Yadav, who is contesting from the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat.

The BJP has pitted Raghuraj Singh Shakya, a former confidant of Mulayam's brother Shivpal Singh Yadav, against Dimple

The Mainpuri seat is considered a stronghold of the Samajwadi Party.

There are four other candidates in the fray.

Mainpuri bypoll results

08:02 AM

LIVE Updates | By Election Result 2022: Counting begins for Mainpuri, Rampur, Khatauli, Padampur, Sardarshahar, Kurhani, Bhanupratappur

 

07:42 AM

By-elections 2022: Moderate turnout in Padampur, Sardarshahar, Bhanupratappur, Kurhani

By-elections 2022: The voter turnout in Padampur in Odisha was 76 per cent, nearly 70 per cent in Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, 64.86 per cent in Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh and around 58 per cent in Kurhani in Bihar.

07:40 AM

Khatauli Assembly by-election: Khatauli saw 56.46 polling

Khatauli by-election: The Khatauli Assembly segment in Muzaffarnagar had recorded 56.46 polling on December 5.

 

07:35 AM

Rampur bypoll 2022: Around 34% voter turnout was recorded in Azam Khan's Assembly constituency

Rampur bypoll 2022: Only around 34 per cent of electors cast their votes in the Rampur assembly constituency on December 5.

 

07:18 AM

By-elections: Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat recorded 54.37% voter turnout 

Mainpuri by-election 2022: Mainpuri parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh had registered around 54.37 per cent voter turnout on December 5.

07:04 AM

Bypolls 2022: Where to check results of Mainpuri LS seat, Rampur, Khatauli, Padampur, Sardarshahar, Kurhani, Bhanupratappur Assembly constituencies?

Bypolls 2022: The results of the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat and Rampur, Khatauli, Padampur, Sardarshahar, Kurhani and Bhanupratappur Assembly constituencies will be declared on Election Commission's official website.

You can also visit Zee News English's website for the latest updates.

06:59 AM

UP bypoll results: Why Khatauli is crucial for RLD

The by-election in Khatauli is crucial for RLD, which is contesting the seat in alliance with the SP. Its candidate Madan Bhaiyya is a well-known face in the region and his victory would serve as an elixir for RLD and reinforce its position in western Uttar Pradesh.

06:50 AM

Uttar Pradesh by-elections: Why these bypolls are crucial for Azam Khan

These by-elections are also crucial for senior SP leader Mohd Azam Khan, who has not only been disqualified from the state assembly -- which necessitated the Rampur bypoll -- but has also lost his right to vote.

Azam Khan, who has fielded his protege Asim Raza as the SP candidate, has been making highly emotional speeches in the campaign. He knows that the victory in Rampur may ensure his survival in politics while a defeat will mark the end of his reign in Rampur.

23:02 PM

UP Bypoll Result 2022 Live Updates: BJP, Samajwadi Party fight for prestige in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat

Uttar Pradesh Bypoll Result 2022 Live Updates: In the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, there are six candidates in the fray. The main contest is between SP president Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav and BJP`s Raghuraj Singh Shakya. Shakya, who was once a close associate of Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party chief and Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav, joined the saffron party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls held earlier this year.

In Rampur Sadar, 10 candidates are contesting the byelections. The BJP in Rampur Sadar has fielded Akash Saxena, who is the son of former party MP Shiv Bahadur Saxena, against senior SP leader Azam Khan's protege Asim Raja, while in Khatauli, the main fight is between Vikram Singh Saini's wife Rajkumari Saini and Rashtriya Lok Dal's Madan Bhaiya.

22:56 PM

UP By Election Result 2022 Live: Counting for high-profile Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, Rampur Sadar and Khatauli Assembly seats on Thursday

UP By Election Result 2022 Live Coverage: The authorities are all geared up for the counting of votes on Thursday for the bypolls to Mainpuri Lok Sabha and Rampur Sadar and Khatauli constituencies assembly in Uttar Pradesh.

While the bypoll to the Mainpuri parliamentary seat took place due to the death of Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, the polls were necessitated in Rampur Sadar after SP MLA Azam Khan was disqualified following his conviction in different cases. In Khatauli, the byelections took place after BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini lost his membership of the assembly after his conviction in a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case.

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