Yogi Adityanath accepts people's verdict after defeat in UP by-polls

Yogi Adityanath accepts people's verdict after defeat in UP by-polls

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Mar 2018

Lucknow, Mar 14 (IBNS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the result of the by-polls in his state, in which his party suffered defeat, was 'unexpected'.

Speaking to media, he said: "We are accepting the verdict of the people."

He said: "This result is unexpected."

Yogi said the result of the by-polls will be reviewed.

He congratulated the candidates who won the polls.

In Phulpur Lok Sabha bypoll seat, Samajwadi Party registered a massive victory over the ruling BJP.

SP's candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel defeated his opponent from the BJP Kaushlendra Singh Patel by a margin of 59,613 votes.

SP is also ahead in the Gorakhpur by-polls where counting is still on.

As per last report, in the seat SP is ahead by over 22,000 votes.

The contest in the seat is going on between Praveen Nishad of SP and Upendra Dutt Shukla of the ruling party.

Meanwhile, in Bihar, RJD candidate Sarfaraz Alam is ahead in the Araria  LS seat.

BJP's Rinki Rani Pandey won the Bhabua assembly seat.

However, the  RJD candidate Kumar Krishna Mohan Yadav won the  Jahanabad assembly seat where voting was held recently.

Lalu Prasad's RJD registered strong performance in the Araria and  Jahanabad seats.

Yogi Adityanath accepts people's verdict after defeat in UP by-polls

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