The Congress managed to wrest one seat away from the BJP. Congress turncoat MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who contested on BJP ticket, lost.
Bypolls were held for 6 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat including Tharad, Kheralu, Amraiwadi, Lunawada, Radhanpur and Bayad.
The Gujarat unit of the party would be revamped and a new body would be formed soon but the dates for revamping were not announced.
Termed as the 'Gandhi Sandesh Yatra', the march is aimed at spreading the ideologies and ethos of Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary
Alpesh Thakor has been authorised to negotiate with BJP leaders and fix a date for our joining that party.
The bypolls in Gujarat will be held for the two vacant Rajya Sabha seats where the main opposition party is pitted against the ruling BJP in a straight fight.
Congress expels eight MLAs in Gujarat, including Vaghela, for defying party whip in Rajya Sabha polls
The Congress on Wednesday expelled eight rebel MLAs, including former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, for six years for anti-party activities.
According to Rupani, the Congress MLAs from Banaskantha and other flood affected regions should have stayed with the people in this difficult time.
After AIADMK in TN, Congress now 'resorts' to keeping 42 Gujarat MLAs in Bengaluru away from BJP's long arm
The MLAs have been put up at Eagleton Golf Resort in Bidadi on Mysuru road after they arrived in 2 batches from Ahmedabad via Mumbai, to ensure that BJP doesn't sway them ahead of the Rajya Sabha poll
The resignation of Balwantsinh Rajput, the party's chief whip in the Assembly, Tejashreeben Patel and Prahlad Patel reduced the Congress's tally to 54 in the 182-seat assembly.
Within the BJP, the bond between Modi and Vaghela is known, with the latter having mentored the former in his initial years.