It may be recalled that before the bypolls in Phulpur and Gorakhpur, the BSP had decided to support the candidates of the SP to keep Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at bay.
On Wednesday, the SP candidates have won on both the seats defeating saffron party.
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SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel has won Phulpur Lok Sabha seat by 59,613 votes on Wednesday. From Gorakhpur, another SP candidate Pravin Kumar Nishad was elected to the Lok Sabha, defeating the BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla by 21,881 votes.
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