The JMM-led ruling coalition of Jharkhand retained Dumka and Bermo meeting seats in by- elections defeating the BJP, officers advised information company PTI on Tuesday, although the end result was but to be uploaded on the Election Fee web site. By-election to the Bermo seat was necessitated because of the demise of sitting MLA Rajendra Singh.
JMM candidate Basant Soren, who’s the youthful brother of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, defeated his nearest BJP rival Lois Marandi by round 6,500 votes, in Dumka constituency, District Election Officer Rajeshwari B mentioned.
In Bermo, Kumar Jayamangal alias Anup Singh of the Congress defeated Yogeshwar Mahto “Batul”, his nearest BJP rival, by greater than 14,000 votes, Bokaro District Election Officer Rajesh Kumar Singh mentioned.
The state’s Joint Chief Electoral Officer Hiralal Mandal additionally confirmed the outcomes.
(With PTI inputs)