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By-poll Election Results 2022 Updates: TMC sweeps Bengal, Cong wins in Chhattisgarh

By Oneindia Staff
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New Delhi, Apr 16: Counting of the votes for the by-polls held recently for one Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal's Asansol and four assembly seats in Ballygunge in Bengal, Khairagarh in Chhattisgarh, Bochahan in Bihar and Kolhapur North in Maharashtra took place on Saturday.

In a big win, the TMC has swept both the seats in Bengal, defeating the BJP. RJD claimed its win in Bihar, calling for Tejaswi Yadav to be the chief minister soon. Congress has bagged the Maharashtra's Kolhapur North constituency and is leading in Chhattisgarh.

By-poll Election Results 2022 Live Updates: Counting begins at 8 am

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5:32 PM, 16 Apr
Congress wins Kolhapur North Assembly seat in Maharashtra bypolls, as per Election Commission.
5:05 PM, 16 Apr
Shatrughan Sinha thanka people of Asansol.
4:45 PM, 16 Apr
Mamata Banerjee is country's favourite and popular leader. She will be a game-changer (in 2024 polls) and we will stay with her where she goes including Bihar.
4:42 PM, 16 Apr
Congress supporters started celebrating as the party maintained its lead in bypoll to Chhattisgarh.
4:21 PM, 16 Apr
TMC leader Babul Supriyo won the Ballygunge assembly by-poll in Bengal on Saturday, defeating his nearest rival of the CPI(M), Saira Shah Halim, by a margin of 20,228 votes. Supriyo garnered 51,199 votes against Halim's 30,971 votes.
4:21 PM, 16 Apr
The Trinamool Congress bagged 56.57 per cent of the vote share in comparison to the 30.52 per cent bagged by the BJP. The CPI(M) and Congress bagged vote shares of 7.79 and 1.29 per cent respectively. "It is poetic justice that TMC won in Asansol. In Asansol, I won on my own credit. Today, people have destroyed the BJP's ego. The credit for the victory goes to Mamata Banerjee," TMC leader Babul Supriyo said.
4:20 PM, 16 Apr
Shatrughan Sinha who contested on a TMC ticket from the Asansol Lok Sabha seat has won by a huge margin of votes over his opponent Agnimitra Paul of the BJP. Sinha maintained a steady lead and at around 3 pm he was leading by 4.7 lakh votes.
3:28 PM, 16 Apr
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav thanked the people after RJD's candidate Amar Kumar Paswan defeated BJP's Baby Kumari by a margin of over 36,000 votes in the Bochahan Assembly by-poll on Saturday. Taking a dig at the NDA, the RJD leader said that the people defeated the 'anti-people' policies and arrogance of the parties running the double-engine government in Bihar.
3:28 PM, 16 Apr
Babul Supriyo's victory in Ballygunge was predictable, Keya Ghosh has put up a big fight. We urge Police, administration, and the Election Commission to keep a check on violence in the state. Post poll violence should not take place in West Bengal: BJP MLA Agnimitra Paul
3:09 PM, 16 Apr
There were some shortcomings from our end because of which we had to face defeat. Public's verdict will be accepted. Few cases of rigging were seen at some places but central forces worked really well. We'll work at grassroots levels in the forthcoming days:BJP MLA Agnimitra Paul
2:55 PM, 16 Apr
BJP had won the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. In Ballygunge, TMC candidate singer-turned politician Babul Supriyo is ahead of CPI (M) 's Saira Shah Halim, gathering some 40,623 votes against Halim's 28,515 votes.
2:36 PM, 16 Apr
In Asansol former Union minister and popular veteran Bollywood star Shatrughan Sinha is leading by garnering a massive 5,45,818 votes against BJP's Agnimitra Paul's 3,15,283 votes as at 2 pm.
2:33 PM, 16 Apr
There were some shortcomings from our end because of which we had to face defeat. Public's verdict will be accepted. Few cases of rigging were seen at some places but central forces worked really well. We'll work at grassroots levels in the forthcoming days:BJP MLA Agnimitra Paul
2:31 PM, 16 Apr
The Trinamool Congress is on way to a clean sweep as it demolished rivals in the Asansol Lok Sabha seat where movie actor-turned politician Shatrughan Sinha is leading by an unassailable margin of nearly 2.3 lakh votes, while it's candidate Babul Supriyo is on way to win the prestigious Ballygunge constituency.
2:06 PM, 16 Apr
Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate Amar Kumar Paswan defeated nearest rival Baby Kumari of the BJP in the bypoll to Bihar’s Bochahan assembly constituency.
1:48 PM, 16 Apr
We consider this to be our people's warm Shubho Nababarsho gift to our Ma- Mati- Manush organization. Salute to the voters for reposing faith in us, yet againL Bengal CM
1:39 PM, 16 Apr
I sincerely thank the electors of the Asansol Parliamentary Constituency and the Ballygunge Assembly Constituency for giving decisive mandate to AITC party candidates: Bengal CM
1:34 PM, 16 Apr
West Bengal CM & TMC chief Mamata Banerjee thanks the electors of Asansol Parliamentary Constituency and Ballygunge Assembly Constituency "for giving decisive mandate to AITC party candidates" Party's Shatrughan Sinha leading from Asansol & Babul Supriyo leading from Ballygunge.
1:33 PM, 16 Apr
TMC workers and supporters celebrate to the tunes of drumbeats in Asansol as the party leads in by-poll to the Asansol Lok Sabha seat
1:24 PM, 16 Apr
TMC's Shatrughan Sinha leading with 3,75,026 votes while BJP's Agnimitra Paul trailing with 2,18,601 votes
12:53 PM, 16 Apr
TMC's Shatrughan Sinha leading in Asansol Lok Sabha by-elections with 3,75,026 votes. BJP's Agnimitra Paul trailing with 2,18,601 votes. CPI(M)'s Partha Mukherjee, a distant third with 50,786 votes. Counting is still underway.
12:37 PM, 16 Apr
Supriyo has so far bagged 18,874 votes and Sinha secured 1,61,441 votes.
12:19 PM, 16 Apr
In Ballygunge, TMC candidate Babul Supriyo is ahead of CPI(M)’s Saira Shah Halim by 9,105 votes, while the ruling party’s nominee Shatrughan Sinha is leading by 63,627 votes over BJP's Agnimitra Paul in Asansol, they said.
12:11 PM, 16 Apr
The Trinamool Congress marched ahead of its rivals in the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency and the Ballygunge assembly segment by-polls after six rounds of counting, election officials said Saturday.
12:10 PM, 16 Apr
Paswan secured 46,307 votes, while Kumari got 25,258 after the 14th round of counting, he said. Vikassheel Insaan Party's Geeta Kumari was in the third position with 15,757 votes.
12:05 PM, 16 Apr
Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate Amar Kumar Paswan on Saturday widened his lead over his nearest rival Baby Kumari of the BJP to 21,049 in the bypoll to Bihar's Bochahan assembly constituency, an Election Commission official said.
11:39 AM, 16 Apr
Paswan secured 26,623 votes, while Kumari got 15,003 after the eighth round of counting, he said. Vikassheel Insaan Party’s Geeta Kumari was in the third position with 13,512 votes. The counting of votes for the assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district is underway.
11:18 AM, 16 Apr
Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate Amar Kumar Paswan was on Saturday leading by over 11,620 votes over his nearest rival Baby Kumari of the BJP in the bypoll to Bihar’s Bochahan assembly constituency, an Election Commission official said.
11:07 AM, 16 Apr
Speaking on the Asansol Lok Sabha by-poll, Supriyo said, "Asansol has given me much love and I will always appreciate it. Shatrughan Sinha's victory is also certain. Before reaching the final phase of the result every moment is interesting and let's enjoy the journey."
10:51 AM, 16 Apr
"I'm confident. The 41 per cent voters turnout here rubbished the opposition's unnecessary claim of false voting. Had that been the case, would turnout have been this huge? West Bengal is with Didi and TMC", said Babul Supriyo.
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