Padampur By-election result: BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha wins

Bargarh: The vote counting of the by-election conducted in Padampur Assembly constituency of Odisha is going on today. The counting began at 8 a.m.

There will be 23 rounds of counting for the by-poll. Each table will have three persons, one counting supervisor, one counting assistant and one micro observer. The by-poll for Padampur was held on December 5, 2022. Fate of 10 candidates including BJD, BJP and Congress will be known today. The ruling BJD has nominated Barsha Singh Bariha, daughter of late MLA Bijaya Ranjan Singh Bariha, whose death necessitated the by-poll. The BJP has nominated Pradip Purohit, who had won the seat in 2014 but lost to BJD’s Bijaya Ranjan Singh Bariha in 2019 with a margin of 5734 votes. Congress fielded three-time MLA Satya Bhusan Sahu.

Here are the LIVE UPDATES of the Vote counting for Padampur:

  • Vote counting for 296 postal ballots begins.
  • Vote counting from EVMs begins.
  • After 1st round of counting BJD leads with 5501 votes, followed by BJP with 3789 votes, and Congress has got 206. That means as of now BJD is ahead of BJP by 1712 votes.
  • After 2nd round of counting BJD is leading and it is ahead of BJP by 3607 votes. Hence, after 2nd round BJD’s Barsha Singh Bariha has got total 10,598 votes, followed by BJP’s Pradeep Purohit who has got total 6979 votes. Satya Bhusan Sahu of Congress is in the third place with 366 votes.
  • After 3rd round of counting, BJD is leading with 15,916 votes while BJP has so far got 10,150 votes. Congress has so far got 474 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 5766 votes.
  • After 4th round of counting, BJD is still leading with 21,837 votes while BJP has so far got 13,659 votes. Congress has so far got 616 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 8178 votes.
  • After 5th round of counting, BJD is still leading with 26,198 votes while BJP has so far got 17,816 votes. Congress has so far got 845 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 8382 votes.
  • After 6th round of counting, BJD is leading with 31,886 votes while BJP has so far got 21,182 votes. Congress has so far got 970 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 10,704 votes.
  • After 7th round of counting, BJD is leading with 37,651 votes. BJP has so far got 25,103 votes. Congress has so far got 1131 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 12,548 votes.
  • After 8th round of counting, BJD is leading with 43,691 votes. BJP has so far got 28,150 votes. Congress has so far got 1634 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 15,541 votes.
  • After 9th round of counting, BJD is leading with 48,588 votes. BJP has so far got 31,143 votes. Congress has so far got 1796 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 17,445 votes.
  • After 10th round of counting, BJD is leading with 54,173 votes. BJP has so far got 34,748 votes. Congress has so far got 1992 votes. That means BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 19,824 votes. So far 986 NOTA votes have been counted.
  • After 11th round, BJD is leading with 59,416 votes. BJP has so far got 38,065 votes. Congress has got 2085 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 21,351 votes. So far 1067 NOTA votes have been counted.
  • After 12th round of counting, BJD is leading with 64,079 votes. BJP has so far got 42,160 votes. Congress has so far got 2197 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 21,919 votes.
  • After 13th round of vote counting, BJD is leading with 69,250 votes. BJP has so far got 45,192 votes. Congress has so far got 2304 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 24,058 votes.
  • After 14th round of counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 74,666 votes. BJP is trailing with 48,314 votes. Congress has so far got 2393 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 26,352 votes.
  • After 15th round of vote counting for Padampur, BJD is leading with 79,470 votes. BJP is trailing with 51,937 votes. Congress has so far got 2543 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 27,533 votes.
  • After 16th round of vote counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 85,381 votes. BJP is trailing with 55,863 votes. Congress has so far got 2715 votes. BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha is ahead of BJP candidate Pradeep Purohit by 29,518 votes.
  • After 17th round of vote counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 89,465 votes. BJP is trailing with 59,406 votes.
  • After 18th round of vote counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 94,757 votes. BJP is trailing with 62,190 votes.
  • After 19th round of vote counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 98,917 votes. BJP is trailing with 65,321 votes.
  • After 20th round of vote counting for Padampur Assembly seat, BJD is leading with 1,04,183 votes. BJP is trailing with 68,887 votes.
  • Padampur by-poll result: BJD wins with a total of 1,19,512 votes, followed by BJP with 76,874 votes, and lastly Congress got 3,548 votes.
  • BJD candidate Barsha Singh Bariha registers overwhelming win in Padampur by poll with over 42,000 votes.
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