BJP leads in six out of 10 bypolls

The BJP was on Thursday leading in six and the Congress in two out of 10 assembly constituencies across eight states where by-elections were held on Sunday, said the Election Commission.

As early trends emerged after the vote count began at 8 a.m., the Bharatiya Janata Party was ahead of the Congress in two assembly constituencies, Ater and Bandhavgarh, of Madhya Pradesh, and one each in Assam (Dhemaji), Rajasthan (Dholpur), Delhi (Rajouri Garden) and Himachal Pradesh (Bhoranj).

The Congress was ahead of the BJP in two Karantaka constituencies, Nanjangud and Gundlupet, while the Trinamool Congress was leading in West Bengal’s Kanthi Dakshin.

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) was ahead in Littipara constituency of Jharkhand.