UP LS bypolls: Yogi casts vote in Gorakhpur, confident of BJP win
14 March, 2018, 00:52 | Author: Orlando Hughes
The bypolls were necessitated after Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated their Lok Sabha seats after getting elected to the state Legislative Council.
Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 43% while Phulpur saw a turnout of 37.39%, Election Commission officials said on Sunday while releasing the latest poll updates.
BSP cadres organised street meetings in Gorakhpur's Rahji and Nandanagar areas and Phulpur's Allapur and Civil Lines on Friday, urging Mayawati's supporters to ensure a 100 per cent turnout.
Attacking the BSP and the SP, the chief minister claimed, "These parties are indulging in negative politics, politics of bargaining and politics of opportunism". BSP's support has raised morale of SP leaders.
Ghanshyam Chand Kharwar, the BSP's Gorakhpur zonal coordinator, however, said the voters were uninterested because the governments of Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath were serving only corporate houses.
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Meanwhile, candidates in the fray for the Phulpur seat are Kaushalendra Singh Patel from the BJP, Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel from SP and Manish Mishra from Congress.
Phulpur constituency, once represented by India's first PM Jawahar Lal Nehru, had always been become a BSP, when in 2014, BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya won it the first time. Total Ten candidates are in the fight from Gorakhpur, while 22 candidates are contesting from Phulpur. He said that 2019 it would be a spectacular success for the BJP and the party will win both by polls comfortably. The key contenders for the seat are RJD's Sarafaraz Alam, Taslimuddin's son, and the BJP's Pradip Singh.
In the Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies in Bihar, where bypolls were also held, the voter turnout was 54.03 per cent and 50.06 per cent respectively, Bihar's Chief Electoral Officer Ajay V Nayak said.
The BJP is hopeful of retaining the Bhabhua Assembly seat riding on a sympathy wave for Anand Bhushan Pandey whose death at the age of 48 has necessitated the bypoll. Congress candidate Shambhu Patel contested against her from the Aassembly segment.
The NDA fielded Abhiram Sharma of the Janata Dal (United), who had won the seat in 2010 when his party was an ally of the BJP.
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