Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar by-poll by over 10,000 votes

 

National Conference President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday won the by-poll to the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat, beating his PDP rival Nazir Ahmad Khan by 10,557 votes.

Farooq polled 47,926 votes while Khan polled 37,369 votes. NOTA (none of the above) were 714, election officials said.

A total of 89,865 votes were cast for the by-poll.

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TALLY AT 2:56 PM — Total votes of NC and PDP from asembly segments

Batamaloo: NC 2119, PDP 2362
Sonwar: NC 2234, PDP 2266
Hazratbal: NC 2237, PDP 2032
Kangan: NC 10024, PDP 4215
Eidgah: NC 295, PDP 97
Habba Kadal: NC 1159, PDP 451
Khan Sahab: NC 3169, PDP 6415
Budgam: NC 8696, PDP 2383

10:34 am IST

  • National Conference President Farooq Abdullah is leading by over 3,000 votes after initial rounds of counting in the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll held recently.

10:00 am IST

  • E – Srinagar Bye-election Results: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah is leading by 2031 votes over People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan. Farooq Abdullah has received 13648 votes, Nazir Ahmad Khan got is at second position with 11617 votes. Counting of votes is still underway.

  • 9:47 AM IST

    LIVE – Srinagar Bye-election Results: Farooq Abdullah is now leading with 8210 votes, while PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan is at second position with 6246 votes in Srinagar bypolls. Farooq Abdullah has been ahead since the counting began.

  • 9:37 AM IST

    LIVE – Srinagar Bye-election Results: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has now got the lead of 1931 votes against PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan. The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister has got 6742 votes till now, while Khan got 4811 votes. A total 12213 votes were counted.

  • 9:25 AM IST

    LIVE – Srinagar Bye-election Results: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah is leading by 685 votes against PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan in Srinagar bypolls. Farooq Abdullah has received 4602 votes till now, while Khan got 3917.

  • 9:11 AM IST

    LIVE – Srinagar Bye-election Results: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah is leading with 3990 votes. His rival and PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan is at second position with 285 votes. Counting of votes is underway.

  • 8:59 AM IST

    LIVE – Srinagar Bye-election Results: National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has lost big lead against his PDP rival Nazir Ahmad Khan. Though Abdullah is still leading, but the gap has been reduced. Abdullah has received 1052 votes, while Khan got 1027 votes. Counting of votes is underway.

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