Viral post about NDA, UPA seats is incorrect

Users also said United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has won only 8 in the recent by-elections. Users claim they had 11 seats earlier.

By Misha Rajani  Published on  8 Nov 2021 5:32 AM GMT
Viral post about NDA, UPA seats is incorrect

HYDERABAD: Social media users are claiming National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has won 6 seats and its tally stands at 15. Users also said United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has won only 8 in the recent by-elections. Users claim they had 11 seats earlier.


Fact Check:

The results of the recent by-elections for 29 Assembly seats and 3 Lok Sabha seats were declared on November 3. Details of the seats won by UPA and NDA in these seats as officially released can be seen here and here.

NDA results in Assembly by-elections:

Of these 29 assembly seats, NDA has won 15, released. Increased the number of seats by an additional three compared to the previous year. The BJP and its allies have won all the seats in the north-eastern states.

UPA results in Assembly by-elections:

According to the results, the UPA won only 8 of the 29 assembly seats. Their tally has fallen from 9 to 8). The rest were won by regional parties in their respective constituencies.


NDA results in by-elections to Lok Sabha seats:

Across the country, by-elections were held for Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh), Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 3 Lok Sabha seats, including 2 NDA sitting seats. However, the NDA won only one of the three seats. That means the number of NDA seats has dropped from 2 to 1.

UPA results in by-elections to Lok Sabha seats:

Mandi seat was won by Congress and Dadra and Nagar Haveli by the Shiv Sena. That means the number of UPA seats has increased from 0 to 2.


Clearly, the viral post carries incorrect details.

Claim Review:National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party has won 6 seats in the by-elections and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has won 8.
Claimed By:Social media users
Claim Reviewed By:NewsMeter
Claim Source:Social media
Claim Fact Check:False
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