Sangrur Lok Sabha By-election Results 2022 Live Updates: The Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency fell vacant earlier this 12 months following the resignation of chief minister Bhagwant Mann who was elected as an MLA from Dhuri in the state meeting elections.
The counting of votes in Punjab’s Sangrur is underway amid tight protection preparations. Sangrur changed into among the three Lok Sabha seats and seven Assembly constituencies in which bypolls have been necessitated this 12 months. The constituency recorded a low turnout of forty five.3 per cent.
The seat fell vacant after Bhagwant Mann relinquished as a member of the Parliament to grow to be the leader minister in advance this 12 months. This can be a litmus test for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party which got here to energy in a landslide victory this yr.
Opposition parties are thinking about the implications of a reduction within the vote casting percentage, from seventy two.Four% in 2019 to 45.Three% on June 23. The polls also are a status battle for the AAP in Punjab which is wary of the reality that a defeat could make the 3-month-vintage Mann-led kingdom authorities look susceptible, at the same time as for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), a defeat will similarly dent the placement of birthday party president Sukhbir Singh Badal, who is below fireplace for successive electoral defeats.
The AAP fielded Gurmail Singh, the birthday celebration’s Sangrur district in-fee towards the primary competition Congress’ former Dhuri MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy. The BJP fielded former Barnala MLA Kewal Dhillon, who had joined the party on June four.
Meanwhile, the SAD fielded Kamaldeep Kaur, sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in former Punjab leader minister Beant Singh’s assassination case.
Here are the latest updates on Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll:
SAD-Amritsar’s Simranjit Singh Mann is leading the seat in opposition to AAP’s Gurmail Singh via 2061 votes.
9am update: Simranjit Singh Mann of SAD (Amritsar) leads with 13030 votes, Gurmail Singh of AAP at second place with 11858 votes. Congress’ Dalbir Singh Goldi has secured 3446 votes, BJP’s Kewal Singh Dhillon got 3529 votes even as SAD’s Kamaldeep Kaur trails with 1587 votes.
Simranjit Singh Mann of SAD-Amritsar leads with 2622 votes. AAP’s Gurmail Singh has won 1766 votes, Congress’ Dalvir Singh Goldy 482 , SAD’s Kamaldeep Kaur got 394 votes and BJP’s Kewal Singh Dhillon got 396 votes up to now.
The Sangrur bypolls have been held at a time whilst the AAP is facing heat over the regulation and order state of affairs in the nation, mainly after the killing of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala.
Counting of votes has all started in Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency.