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Bypoll Election Result: BJP retains Nepanagar Assembly seat in MP

PTI | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

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Bhopal: BJP today retained the Nepanagar Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh with party candidate Manju Dadu winning defeating her nearest Congress rival Antar Singh Barde by a margin of 42,198 votes.

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Manju bagged 99,626 votes while Barde got 57,428 votes, an election official said.

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BJP fielded Manju Dadu, daughter of late MLA Rajendra Shyamlal Dadu whose death in an accident necessitated the bypoll.

BJP retained the seat by winning it with a margin of 42,198 votes.Dadu’s father had won the election in 2013 by a margin of 46,534 votes.

Besides Congress and BJP, the Republican Party of India (A) (nominee Ms Revanta) and Lok Janshakti Party (Ber Singh) also contested the bypoll.

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The reserved seat (ST) had recorded 71.25 per cent polling during the byelection held on November 19.

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Published on: Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 01:19 PM IST