Jaipur: The Congress gained the bypolls in Sahada and Sujangarh on Sunday and the BJP in Rajsamand, with each events retaining the seats in Rajasthan that fell vacant after the loss of life of their MLAs final 12 months. The by-elections to the seats have been held on April 17 and in keeping with official figures, the the voter turnout was over 60.37 per cent. Congress’ Gayatri Devi defeated BJP nominee Ratanlal Jat by 42,200 votes in Sahada, Election Fee (EC) figures said. The Sahada seat fell vacant after Devi’s husband and MLA Kailash Trivedi died in October final 12 months after contracting COVID-19.
In Sujangarh, Congress’ Manoj Meghwal defeated BJP’s Khemaram Meghwal by 33,611 votes, in keeping with the EC. The bypoll to the seat was necessitated following the loss of life of Manoj Meghwal’s father and MLA Grasp Bhanwarlal Meghwal in November final 12 months. In Rajsamand, BJP’s Deepti Maheshwari defeated Congress candidate Tansukh Bohara by 5,310 votes, the EC said. The bypoll was necessitated after the loss of life of her father and MLA Kiran Maheshwari in November final 12 months resulting from COVID-19.
The Rashtriya Loktantrik Get together, led by Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, stood third in all of the three seats. In Sujangarh, the social gathering candidate bought 21.07 per cent votes (32,210); in Sahada, Badri Lal Jat bought 8.71 per cent votes (12,231); and in Rajsamand, Prahlad Khatana bought 1.04 per cent votes (1,551).
The polling share for the Sujangarh by-election was recorded at 58.21 per cent, Rajsamand registered 67.23 per cent polling, and Sahada, 56.60 per cent. A complete of 44,98,85 voters exercised their franchise. Within the 2018 meeting elections, the polling share of Sahada was 73.56, Sujangarh had recorded 70.68 per cent polling, and Rajsamand 76.59 per cent.
Expressing gratitude to the individuals, and congratulating all Congress employees and leaders, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot mentioned, “The individuals of the area have given extra energy to his authorities by giving their blessings and help to Congress candidates.” In one other tweet, he congratulated Gayatri Devi from Sahada and Manoj Meghwal from Sujangarh on their win. The social gathering fought the elections unitedly in Rajsamand, and there the victory margin was fairly regular, Gehlot mentioned.
Congress state chief Govind Singh Dotasra mentioned the Congress gained with a significant vote share in Sahada and Sujangarh, and misplaced by a small margin in Rajsamand. He mentioned that the individuals voted for good work and improvement achieved by the state authorities. “After 2.5 years of presidency tenure, the rise in 10 per cent votes exhibits the social gathering’s reputation and good governance. We won’t let individuals’s religion weaken within the authorities and the group,” Dotasra mentioned.