After the last round of vote counting, which began this morning, the ruling NPP emerged victorious in the Rajabala Assembly Constituency in the state’s by-election.
In light of the large turnout at congress rallies, the by-election outcome in Rajabala is somewhat surprising.
According to the Election Commission of India website, Meghalaya’s ruling National People’s Party (NPP) is ahead in the Mawryngkneng and Rajabala assembly seats, where counting of votes began on Tuesday.
In the Mawphalang constituency, the United Democratic Party (UDP) candidate Eugeneson Lyngdoh was 1,700 votes ahead of Congressman Kennedy Cornelius Khyriem.
Pyniaid Sing Syiem of the NPP leads Highlander Kharmalki of the Congress by 1317 votes in Mawryngkneng.
Md. Abdus Saleh of the NPP wins his nearest competitor Congress candidate Hashina Yasmin Mondal by 1927 votes in the Rajabala assembly segment, according to polling data.