The byelection in the Malappuram Lok Sabha seat held along with the assembly elections on Tuesday recorded 74.53% turnout (as per the report received by 9pm).
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 BJP had won both these seats in 2014.
The Shiv Sena on Friday scoffed at the Bharatiya Janata Party over the result of the recently concluded Lok Sabha bypolls in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
The sunny optimism of Tripura was wiped out for the BJP by demoralising losses in two high-value Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh - Gorakhpur and Phulpur - and one in Bihar, Araria.
The Congress also claimed the BJP had "lost" its simple majority in the Lok Sabha.
Akhilesh Yadav says Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypoll results message to national politics; thanks BSP supremo Mayawati
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said the results of Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-polls give a "message and a direction" to national politics.
The electoral understanding between the BSP and SP ahead of the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls has created a stir in the political circles.