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By-Poll Results 2018: BJP's Kunvarji Bavalia wins Jasdan, Congress's Naman Bixal Kongari bags Kolebira

The By-election In Jasdan Was Held After Congress MLA Kunvarji Bavaliya Quit His Party And Joined The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 12 Feb 2019, 02:30:02 PM
The polling for Jasdan and Kolebira (ST) Assembly constituencies were held on December 20. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi:

Jasdan, Kolebira byelections results Live updates: The counting of votes for the Jasdan and Kolebira Assembly seats in Gujarat and Jharkhand, respectively were held on Sunday. The counting of votes started at 8 am. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in power in both the states and this result, though being held in just one seat in each state, is seen as important after the BJP’s rout in the recently concluded Assembly elections in five states. The by-election in Jasdan was held after Congress MLA Kunvarji Bavaliya quit his party and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is a five-time MLA in the Gujarat assembly. The polling for Jasdan and Kolebira (ST) Assembly constituencies were held on December 20.

Here are highlights of the bypoll results:

03.30 pm: Jharkhand | Kolebira assembly by-poll result: Congress candidate Naman Bixal Kongari wins by 9,658 votes.

01.48 pm: Congress leading by 7000 votes in the 13th round of counting of votes in Kolebira Assembly seat.

12.31 pm: BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia wins by 19985 votes; Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani says, "This victory is a clear indication that BJP will win with a majority in 2019."

11.57 am: Congress leading by 1000 votes in the sixth round of counting of votes in Jharkhand.

11.40 am: Congress' Naman Viksal Kongadi leading in Kolebira, Jharkhand.

11.35 am: BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia defeats Congress by 19,985 votes in Gujarat.

10.49 am: BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia leading with 17,720 votes at the end of round 13 of counting of votes in Gujarat.

10.42 am: Congress has not won in Kolebira in last 15 years. With the conviction of sitting MLA and former minister Enos Ekka in a murder and kidnapping case, the Congress hopes to end its exile in Kolebira.

10.40 am: BJP has 99 MLAs in the 182-member strong Gujarat Assembly.

10.25 am: BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia leading with 11,600 votes at the end of round 9 of counting of votes in Gujarat.


10.05 am: Congress candidate is leading in Jharkhand bypoll. BJP is at number 2 and Jharkhand Party is at number 3.

10.00 am: Kolebira assembly by-election result: Congress leading with 1,000 votes in the second round of counting of votes in Jharkhand.

09.50 am: Kolebira assembly by-election result: Congress leading with 676 votes in the first round of counting of votes in Jharkhand.

09.42 am: Kunvarji Bavalia leading with 10,400 votes at the end of round six of counting of votes.

09.19 am: BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavalia in Jasdan is leading with 2,700 votes at the end of round two of counting of votes.

08.30 am: Counting of votes for the Jasdan assembly seat in Gujarat began at 8 am. In the early trends, BJP candidate Kunvarji Bavaliya is leading so far.

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First Published : 23 Dec 2018, 09:57:13 AM

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