UP bypolls News
Just two days left for campaigning before the bypolls to two Assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh BJP and Samajwadi Party are sharpening their attacks on each other amid changing political dynamics ahead of the by-elections In Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypolls, experts claim that the core vote bank of the BSP is likely to decide the outcome
UP bypolls: The BJP has released a list of 40-star campaigners for the polls which include Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brijesh Pathak among others who have been given the responsibility for the party`s campaign in the poll-bound constituencies.
The BJP on Sunday wrested the Samajwadi Party's bastions of Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. In Azamgarh, BJP's Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' defeated SP candidate Dharmendra Yadav by a margin of 8,679 votes, while in Rampur, BJP's Ghanshyam Lodhi routed SP's Mohd Asim Raja by 42,192 votes.
Eighty-eight candidates will face the electoral test in the bypolls to seven Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies on Tuesday Of these seven seats going to the bypolls, six were held by the BJP and one by the Samajwadi Party The by-polls to two assembly seats in Karnataka -- Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bengaluru Urban dist and Sira in Tumakuru dist-- will take place on Nov 2