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The bye-elections were conducted on one seat of zila parishad, 17 seats of panchayat samitis and 9 seats of nagar palika/parishad in 17 districts of the state.
The commission said the failure of contrast sensors and failure of length sensor were the two major technical reasons for the malfunctioning of oter VVPAT machines during the May 28 bypolls.
Akhilesh Yadav's comment comes days after BJP's defeat in the Lok Sabha by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur and its recent drubbing in Kairana and Phoolpur Assembly bypoll.
BJP’s drubbing being attributed much to the annoyance of cane farmers in Kairana due to pending dues, the ruling party has reached out to Centre for intervention and help.
Two BJP MLAs, one from Ballia and another from Hardoi districts praised Narendra Modi but blamed Yogi and his government for failing to control corruption which led to this defeat.
The BJP’s loss in nine out of 10 Lok Sabha by-elections ever since it came to power in 2014 appears to confirm the trend of its failing to defend its territory though making gains in rivals' states.
MLA Ashish Deshmukh, a staunch proponent of separate Vidarbha, alleged that the BJP used unfair means to win elections in the constituency, but couldn't succeed.
Politics of fatwa temporarily overpowered politics of development: Uttar Pradesh BJP chief on bypoll loss
State BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey said the BJP will review its performance in the Kairana bypoll to ascertain "what went wrong" for the party.
Fall of Gorakhpur, Yogi stronghold, and Phulpur in March followed by Kairana and Noorpur despite a robust campaign by the CM himself has put a question mark on Yogi’s leadership.
Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray pointed out that in the past four years BJP has lost most of the bypolls reducing them to a minority now.
The Congress termed today's outcome of the bypolls as the people's mandate against the four years of the Narendra Modi rule and the beginning of the end of BJP's empire.
On the results of various bypolls today, where BJP has not gained much, he said 'by-elections is not barometer as people in India are experiencing the good work done by Modi government.
The bypolls which were conducted on Monday were marred by complaints of EVM malfunction necessitating repolling in some centres which happened on Wednesday.
The officer, whose name has not yet been made known, was the polling officer at Chinchani polling station in Dahanu sub-district.
Maharashtra Lok Sabha bypolls: Shiv Sena, opposition demand re-election due to EVM malfunction; Claims exaggerated, says ECI
The voter turnout remained low in both Palghar and Bhandrara-Gondia Lok Sabha constituencies where there were complaints of malfunctioning in EVMs and VVPAT machines.