Counting started at 8 am beneath multi-tier safety cowl. At first, postal ballots will probably be counted after which EVMs opened.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha is among the many key candidates whose destiny will probably be determined.
Tripura has the very best variety of 4 seats — Agartala, Jubarajnagar, Surma and City Bardowali. Saha, who’s contesting from City Bardowali, must win this election to proceed as chief minister. He’s a Rajya Sabha member who was sworn in final month after the then chief minister Biplab Deb’s sudden resignation.
Polling in Tripura on Thursday was the very best at 76.62 per cent.
Lok Sabha bypolls have been held in Rampur and Azamgarh constituencies in Uttar Pradesh and Sangrur seat in Punjab.
The opposite constituencies the place meeting bypolls have been held have been Rajinder Nagar in Delhi, Mandar in Jharkhand’s Ranchi district and Atmakuru in Andhra Pradesh.
The bypolls in Uttar Pradesh have been necessitated by resignations of Samajwadi Social gathering chief Akhilesh Yadav and occasion chief Azam Khan from Azamgarh and Rampur seats, respectively.
Each leaders give up as Lok Sabha members following their election to the Uttar Pradesh legislative meeting within the elections held earlier this yr.
In Rampur, the BJP fielded Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi, who not too long ago joined the occasion. Asim Raja, handpicked by Azam Khan is the SP candidate. The Mayawati-led BSP is just not 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, also called Guddu Jamali.
In Sangrur, the bypoll was necessitated following the resignation of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann from the Lok Sabha after he was elected as an MLA within the state meeting elections earlier this yr.
Mann had gained the Sangrur seat within the 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections.
The ruling Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) in Punjab is dealing with its first take a look at of recognition after its spectacular efficiency within the meeting polls.
The bypolls have been held at a time when the AAP is dealing with opposition warmth over the law-and-order situation within the state and the killing of singer Sidhu Moosewala.
The AAP has fielded Gurmail Singh, the occasion’s Sangrur district in-charge; the principle opposition Congress former Dhuri MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy, whereas the BJP candidate is former Barnala MLA Kewal Dhillon, who had joined the occasion on June 4.
Kamaldeep Kaur, sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh’s assassination case, was fielded by the SAD.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) chief Simranjit Singh Mann can also be within the fray.
The by-election in Jharkhand was necessitated after the disqualification of Bandhu Tirkey as an MLA within the wake of his conviction in a corruption case. A particular CBI courtroom in Jharkhand had on March 28 sentenced Tirkey to a few years imprisonment.
The Congress has fielded his daughter, Shilpi Neha Tirkey, because the widespread candidate of the ruling JMM-led coalition, whereas the BJP has nominated former legislator Gangotri Kujur within the seat. The Congress and the RJD are the 2 different constituents of the ruling alliance in Jharkhand.
Impartial candidate Dev Kumar Dhan, backed by Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), can also be within the fray.
In Delhi’s Rajinder Nagar, AAP’s Durgesh Pathak is more likely to have a detailed contest with BJP’s Rajesh Bhatia, who had additionally been a councillor from the world. The Congress’ nominee is Prem Lata.
The bypoll was necessitated within the wake of AAP chief Raghav Chadha leaving the seat after being elected to the Rajya Sabha not too long ago.
“We now have made all of the preparations for the train. The sturdy room is totally secured with a three-tier safety cowl. The counting centre has been arrange at ITI Pusa. Postal ballots will probably be counted first, and solely these ballots which have been obtained from service voters until 8 am on June 26 will probably be thought-about for counting. After that the EVM votes shall be counted,” a senior official had mentioned right here on Saturday.
The by-election in Andhra Pradesh is being held to fill the emptiness brought on as a result of loss of life of Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy in February. His youthful brother Vikram Reddy is the ruling YSR Congress candidate and he’s locked in a contest with BJP’s G Bharat Kumar Yadav.