The counting of votes in seven assembly seats has begun. This will be a major test for the opposition alliance, INDIA, against the BJP-led NDA ahead of the polls in five states later this year and Lok Sabha elections in 2024. The counting of votes began at 8 am at centres set up in the respective states. Seven seats of the West Bengal, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand conducts by-election.
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The stage is set for by elections of Dhanpur and Boxanagar Assembly seat, in Tripura. Notably, the elections were called off, and is set for voting, on September 5. Approximately 66% of minor voters will decide the fate of BJP and Congress candidates, in the fray, at 59 and 51 booths, respectively. Furthermore, tight paramilitary forces have been deployed in the two constituencies, which share a boundary with Bangladesh.
Ahead of Kerala's Thrikkakara Assembly by-election on May31, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced an alliance with the Twenty20 Party. On May 15, during a public meeting, Kejriwal announced the "People's Welfare Alliance" and highlighted the political journey of Twenty20, in presence of its President Sabu Jacob. Furthermore, he said, AAP Government established itself in Delhi and recently formed Punjab Government, which… read-more