Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the by-election in Panaji Assembly constituency.
Counting of votes in four assembly constituencies - Bawana in Delhi, Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, Valpoi and Panaji in Goa got underway on Monday morning.
In Andhra Predesh's Nandyal Assembly seat, TDP candidate is leading over YSRCP candidate by more than six thousand votes. BJP's Vishwajit Rane, who had quit the Congress soon after the Assembly elections, retained his Valpoi seat, defeating his rival from Congress Roy Naik by 10,066 votes, taking BJP's tally in the 40-member House to 14.
Panaji: The BJP has won both the seats in Goa that went for by-elections on August 23. AAP candidate Ram Chander thumped BJP's Ved Prakash, who defected to the saffron party, by over 24,000 votes.
The ruling party was keen to register its first victory in a bypoll as it lost the previous by election in Rajouri Garden to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In Delhi, the three major political parties - the ruling AAP, the BJP and the Congress - are vying for a win in Bawana which is being seen as a barometer of political influence in the city.
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TDP's Bhuma Bramananda Reddy has won the Nandyal seat of Andhra Pradesh 27,456. "It's a repeat of the 2012 assembly elections", Parrikar said. Chief minister Manohar Parrikar managed to retain the Panaji seat that he had won five times previously and has been with the BJP for 23 years. Rane had resigned as MLA after leaving the Congress.
Bawana bypoll in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP made a comeback in Delhi politics by scoring a massive victory in Bawana bypoll.
BJP was represented by Ved Parkash while the Congress fielded a Surender Kumar, who has been a legislator three times. He had resigned in November 2014 to join the Union Cabinet as Defence Minister.
Congress was pinning hopes on Kumar's popularity in the area but it could not match up with the AAP. Chief minister Parrikar was the BJP candidate in Panaji and he romped home almost 5,000 votes ahead of his nearest rival.
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