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UP bypolls: Voter turnout at 20%, BJP confident of win; top 10 developments Noor Arora

Voter turnout for key Lok Sabha constituencies of Gorakhpur and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh picked up, hitting around 20% as of 12 noon. as reported by news agency PTI. The bypolls were necessitated after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated their seats to assume their respective offices in the state government. Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is reported to have said that the UP bypolls' mandate for BJP will be as big as the Lok Sabha mandate in 2014 General elections. ALSO READ: UP by-polls: Has SP-BSP alliance for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats rattled BJP? Bypolls for Bihar's Lok Sabha Araria seat and two assembly seats -Jehanabad and Bhabua- are also being held on Sunday. The bye-elections in Bihar are being seen as a litmus test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after he exited the Grand Alliance between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress and his party, Janata Dal (United).

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Up bypolls voter turnout at 20%, bjp confident of win; top 10 developments  

UP bypolls- Voter turnout at 20%, BJP confident of win; top 10 developments

Up bypolls voter turnout at 20%, bjp confident of win; top 10 developments  

UP bypolls- Voter turnout at 20%, BJP confident of win; top 10 developments

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