Watch as Dimple Yadav starts to celebrate after winning the competitive Mainpuri seat.

Dimple Yadav of the Samajwadi Party earned the coveted Lok Sabha seat of Mainpuri with over two lakh votes . The Samajwadi Party candidate defeated BJP rival Raghuraj Singh Shakya on Thursday .

Dimple Yadav of the Samajwadi Party earned the coveted Lok Sabha seat of Mainpuri with over two lakh votes, defeating BJP rival Raghuraj Singh Shakya on Thursday.Shivpal Yadav joined the celebrations outside the SP office in Mainpuri on October 10, forcing a byelection in the name of Netaji, as Mulayam Singh Yadav was known.After the victory, Dimple Yadav thanked Mainpuri residents for their support.I said it would be a historic mandate in the name of Neta ji, and that is what has happened, she said.Although the result of the bypolls would not make a difference to the government at the Centre or in Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP has a comfortable margin, a win will give the candidate a competitive advantage in the run-up to the 2024 general election.

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