The counting of votes for the by-elections held to the Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituencies will start at 8 am on Sunday, a senior official stated. The bypolls have been held on June 23, with Azamgarh recording a voter turnout of 49.43 per cent and Rampur 41.39 per cent. The counting will start at 8 am on Sunday, a senior official posted because the workplace of the chief electoral officer of UP informed PTI. The bypolls have been necessitated by resignations of the Samajwadi Get together chief Akhilesh Yadav and get together chief Azam Khan from Azamgarh and Rampur seats, respectively. Each leaders stop as Lok Sabha MPs following their election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Meeting within the elections held earlier this 12 months.
Over 35 lakh individuals have been eligible to vote within the bypolls to resolve the destiny of 19 candidates. In Rampur, the BJP fielded Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi, who not too long ago joined the get together. Asim Raja, handpicked by Azam Khan is the SP candidate. The Mayawati-led BSP shouldn’t be contesting from Rampur. The Azamgarh seat noticed a triangular contest amongst BJP’s Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirhua’, a Bhojpuri actor-singer, SP’s Dharmendra Yadav and BSP’s Shah Alam, often known as Guddu Jamali.
The Samajwadi Get together’s Rampur candidate on Friday had demanded truthful counting. “The counting ought to be truthful and round-wise bulletins of the counting ought to be achieved,” Asim Raja had informed reporters in Rampur.
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