Bypolls 2022: 43.75% voter turnout in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar

Bypolls 2022: The polling began today amid tight security and continued till 6 pm. The counting of votes is set to take place on June 26.

Bypolls 2022: 43.75% voter turnout in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar
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Bypolls 2022 LIVE Updates: Voting began on Thursday (June 23, 2022) morning for the bypoll to three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across six states. The three Lok Sabha seats going to polls are Azamgarh and Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, and Sangrur in Punjab. The seven assembly seats are Rajinder Nagar in Delhi, Mandar in Jharkhand, Atmakur in Andhra Pradesh and Agartala, Town Bordowali, Surma and Jabarajnagar in Tripura.

The counting of votes is set to take place on June 26.

Lok Sabha, Assembly Byelections 2022: States going to polls

  • Tripura (4 Assembly seats) – Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar
  • Punjab (1 Lok Sabha seat) – Sangrur
  • Uttar Pradesh (2 Lok Sabha seats) – Azamgarh and Rampur
  • Delhi (1 Assembly seat) – Rajinder Nagar
  • Jharkhand (1 Assembly seat) – Mandar
  • Andhra Pradesh (1 Assembly seat) – Atmakur

In Delhi, a total of 1,64,698 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the by-election, in which 14 candidates are in the fray, while in Uttar Pradesh, over 35 lakh people are eligible to vote in the bypolls and will be deciding the fate of 19 candidates. Over 3.54 lakh voters, including 1.75 lakh women, are eligible to exercise their franchise in the by-election to decide the electoral fate of 14 candidates in the fray in Jharkhand.

Meanwhile, in Tripura, as many as 1,89,032 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the electoral fate of 25 candidates in the fray. In Punjab, a total of 15,69,240 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the by-election, in which 16 candidates are in the fray,

Stay tuned with Zee News for all the latest updates on By-Elections 2022. 

23 June 2022
20:12 PM

 Over 43 per cent voters in the Rajinder Nagar assembly constituency in Delhi exercised their franchise in Thursday's bypoll to the crucial seat, officials said.

14:13 PM

Lok Sabha Bypolls 2022: Voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

 

14:13 PM

Bypolls 2022: Voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

13:46 PM

Sangrur LS bypolls

Nearly 13 per cent polling was recorded in the first three hours of the bypolls to the Punjab's Sangrur Lok Sabha seat on Thursday. Prominent amongst those who cast their votes were Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Cheema and AAP candidate Gurmail Singh. Congress candidate Dalvir Singh Goldy and BJP candidate Kewal Singh Dhillon also cast their vote.

 

13:45 PM

Rajinder Nagar bypoll

The Rajinder Nagar assembly seat fell vacant after AAP leader Raghav Chadha was elected to Rajya Sabha recently. Potable water supply, sewer lines, broken roads and the new liquor policy were among the key election issues for many Rajinder Nagar residents as they stepped out to vote in the bypoll to the assembly constituency on Thursday morning.

12:14 PM

Bypolls 2022: Voter turnout recorded till 11 am

10:56 AM

Bypolls underway for 10 seats

Bypolls for three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats spread across five states and one union territory were underway on Thursday, with Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha among the prominent candidates in the fray. Counting of votes for the bypolls in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand will be taken up on Sunday.

10:32 AM

Andhra Pradesh: Voting for Atmakur assembly by-polls underway

10:16 AM

Delhi bypolls: AAP Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha casts his vote

10:15 AM

Lok Sabha Bypolls: Voter turnout recorded till 9 am

10:10 AM

Assembly Bypolls: Voting percentage till 9 am

10:09 AM

Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll

09:38 AM

Punjab bypolls: BJP candidate Kewal Singh Dhillon casts his vote

09:38 AM

Voters queue up outside a polling booth in Punjab

09:37 AM

Tripura Bypolls: CM Manik Saha casts his vote

09:37 AM

People queue up to cast their votes for Tripura Bypolls

09:01 AM

Delhi bypolls: Sonam Kapoor appeals to voters to turn out in large numbers

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has appealed to voters of the Rajinder Nagar constituency here to turn out in large numbers as the bypoll to the crucial assembly seat got underway Thursday morning. The video was posted on New Delhi district Facebook page, shortly before the polling began.

Kapoor has been chosen as a district icon by poll authorities and her images have been used on posters and social media to reach out to a larger number of voters, especially the youth in Rajinder Nagar assembly area. "I appeal to all the voters in Rajinder Nagar assembly constituency to come out with their family members and friends and vote in the June 23 bypoll," she said in her message.

08:18 AM

Voting begins for Sangrur bypoll in Punjab

Voting began Thursday morning for the bypoll to Punjab's Sangrur Lok Sabha seat, where the ruling AAP is facing its first test of popularity after its impressive performance in the assembly elections. A total of 16 candidates, including three women, are in the fray. The bypolls come at a time when the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is facing Opposition heat over the law and order issue and the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala.

08:12 AM

Polling underway for byelection in Jharkhand's Mandar

08:11 AM

Polling underway for bypoll on Delhi’s Rajinder Nagar seat

08:10 AM

Voting begins for Rajinder Nagar bypoll in Delhi

Voting began Thursday morning for the bypoll to Rajinder Nagar in Delhi, largely being seen as a battle between a confident AAP and a spirited BJP for the crucial assembly constituency. A total of 1,64,698 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the bye-election, in which 14 candidates are in the fray, with water shortage and the city government's liquor policy among the key election issues. The two major contenders -- the AAP and the BJP have exuded confidence that their candidates will emerge victorious in the bypoll with a huge margin.
 

08:10 AM

By-elections to four assembly seats in Tripura begins

By-elections to four assembly seats in Tripura began at 7 AM today amid tight security arrangements, an election official said. Polling to the Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar seats is taking place in 221 booths, and it will continue till 5 PM. As many as 1,89,032 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the electoral fate of 25 candidates in the fray. The by-elections in Agartala and Town Bardowali constituencies were necessitated after Sudip Roy Barman and Asish Saha quit as BJP MLAs and joined the Congress in February.

08:08 AM

Polling begins for Jharkhand's Mandar assembly by-election

Polling began at 7 AM today for the by-poll to Mandar assembly seat in Jharkhand's Ranchi district amid tight security arrangements, an election official said. Voting is taking place in 433 polling stations, with 141 booths having been declared hyper-sensitive, 218 as sensitive, and 55 as vulnerable, he said, adding polling will continue till 4 PM. Over 3.54 lakh voters, including 1.75 lakh women, are eligible to exercise their franchise in the by-election to decide the electoral fate of 14 candidates in the fray. The votes will be counted on June 26.

08:07 AM

Lok Sabha bypolls: Voting begins in UP's Azamgarh, Rampur

Polling began on Thursday morning in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh and Rampur, the Lok Sabha seats considered as the bastions of the Opposition Samajwadi Party in the state. Over 35 lakh people are eligible to vote in the bypolls and will be deciding the fate of 19 candidates. The bypolls to the Azamgarh seat were necessitated by the resignation of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, who was elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly as an MLA in the elections earlier this year.

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