The counting for By-Elections of four Lok Sabha seats of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Belgaum in Karnataka, Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Malappuram in Kerala is also underway.
In Karnataka Belgaum Lok Sabha by election Congress candidate Satish L Jarkhiholi is leading over his nearest rival Mangala Suresh Angadi of BJP by 269 votes.
In Tirupati constituency, YSR Congress candidate Maddila Gurumoorthy is ahead by over one lakh 44 thousand votes over his nearest rival Panabhaka Lakshmi of Telugu Desam. In Malappuram constituency, Indian Union Muslim League candidate Adbussamad Samadani is leading by 58,979 votes against his nearest rival V P Sanu of CPIM. In Kanyakumari constituency, Congress candidate Vijay Vasanth is leading by 85,849 votes over his BJP rival P Radhakrishnan.
Assembly by-elections were also held in three constituencies in Rajasthan, two in Karnataka and one each in Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Telangana, and Uttarakhand.
In Gujarat, ruling BJP is leading in Morva Hadaf ST assembly seat in Panchmahal district where by-elections was held last month. AIR correspondent reports that BJP candidate Nimishaben Suthar is leading against her nearest Congress rival Sureshbhai Katara by more than 8 thousand votes. After the end of 6 round of counting of votes, BJP candidate got 14,416 votes, while Congress candidate got 5736 votes.
In Jharkhand, JMM candidate is leading from Madhupur seat.
In Basavakalyan seat of Karnataka, Sharanu Salagar of BJP is leading by 7152 votes, while in Maski assembly seat, Basanagouda Turuvihal of Congress is leading by 16,291 votes.
In Madhya Pradesh, after fifth round Congress candidate Ajay kumar Tandon is leading by 4769 votes against BJP candidate and sitting MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi.
In Pandharpur constituency of Maharashtra, NCP is leading by 638 votes.
In Mizoram, after the fourth round of Counting of votes for bye election to the Serchhip assembly constituency, Opposition party Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) is leading by 2952 votes.
In Rajasthan, the ruling Congress is leading on Two seats while the BJP candidate is leading on one seat. BJP candidate Deepti Kiran Maheshwari is leading from Rajsamand seat. While Congress candidates Gayatri Devi leading from Sahara seat and Manoj Kumar leading from Sujangarh assembly constituency.
In Telangana, by the end of 13th round counting of votes, the TRS candidate N. Bhagath is leading by over seven thousand votes majority over his immediate Congress candidate Janareddy in Nagarjunasagar Assembly constituency by-poll.
In Uttarakhand, BJP is leading from Salt assembly seat by 1255 votes over his nearest Congress rival.