Left with little room in SP-BSP alliance, RLD leader Jayant Chaudhury discusses seat-sharing with Akhilesh Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav may agree to spare one seat from the SP’s quota to the RLD or the two leaders may work out a formula under which SP candidates can contest on the RLD symbol.
The bypolls which were conducted on Monday were marred by complaints of EVM malfunction necessitating repolling in some centres which happened on Wednesday.
As the polling in 14 Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies in ten state of India is underway, faulty Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been reported from many booths.
In the first two hours the voter turnout has been slow and only 12 per cent polling has been recorded in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana parliamentary seat on Monday, a poll official said.
Voting for the high-stakes by-elections to Kairana parliamentary constituency and Noorpur assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh began this morning.
Bypolls in 10 states: Polling steady in UP's Kairana, Kerala's Chengannur, West Bengal's Maheshtala and other constituencies
Bypoll in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana has begun at 7am on Monday. The polling will continue till 5 pm in the evening.