Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 31 (ANI): After Samajwadi Party's Naimul Hasan won the Uttar Pradesh's Noorpur assembly seat, party president Akhilesh Yadav said that they have given a befitting reply to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
He also said that it is a victory of democracy.
"I want to congratulate all the people who voted for us. This is a defeat for those who do not believe in the democracy. People have given a befitting reply to the BJP," he said while addressing a press conference here.
Earlier in the day, Samajwadi Party won the Uttar Pradesh's Noorpur Assembly constituency with the clear margin of 6211 votes. The party workers- young and old - could be seen dancing with joy outside the party office in Lucknow.
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"We have learnt the game they (BJP) used to play with us. It was said that farmers' loan will be waived off but nothing happened and a lot of farmers died. It is a big deception," the SP president said.
Bypoll in Noorpur was held on May 28 after the death of its MLA Lokendra Singh Chauhan of BJP. (ANI)