Bihar bypolls Results 2018: RJD ahead in Jehanabad, Araria seats; BJP maintains comfortable lead in Bhabua
The RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar took a lead on Wednesday over the BJP in the Araria Lok Sabha and the Jahanabad Assembly seats
Patna: The RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar took a lead on Wednesday over the BJP in the Araria Lok Sabha and the Jahanabad Assembly seats while the BJP was ahead in the Bhabhua Assembly seat.
After trailing initially, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) moved ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Araria.
After 16 rounds of vote count, RJD's Sarfaraz Alam took a lead of more than 15,000 votes in Araria over the BJP's Pradip Kumar Singh.
RJD candidate Suday Yadav led by more than 16,000 votes in Jahanabad over his nearest Janata Dal-United (JD-U) rival Abhiram Sharma.
The BJP's Rinki Pandey was leading by over 6,000 votes over Sambhu Patel of the Congress, a RJD ally, in Bhabhua.
The by-elections were held on Sunday.
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Khanna is a businessman and two-term former MLA who had not been much active politically after quitting the Congress some years ago
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