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Assam Bypoll: BJP retains 3 Assembly seats, AIUDF gets 1 seat

BJP’s Bijoy Malakar won from Ratabari, Rajen Barthakur from Rangapara and Nabanita Handique from Sonari. In Jania, Rafiqul Islam of AIUDF defeated Shamshul Haque of Congress.


 

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The Bharatiya Janata Party managed to retain three seats in Assam, helping the party win half of the six assembly seats in northeast where by-polls were held on October 21.

All three seats in the party’s kitty are from Assam, where is it leading the ruling coalition. Opposition All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) wrested the other seat in the state from the Congress.

All four seats had fallen vacant after legislators won the Lok Sabha polls in May.

BJP’s Bijoy Malakar won from Ratabari, Rajen Barthakur from Rangapara and Nabanita Handique from Sonari. In Jania, Rafiqul Islam of AIUDF defeated Shamshul Haque of Congress.

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