Shimla, Bhawani Singh of Indian National Congress won the Fatehpur bye-election by a margin of 5389 votes against rival Baldev Thakur of BJP in a triangular contest.
Name of Candidates votes (per cent)
Bhwani Singh (INC) 24249 votes( 42.82 pc)
Baldev Thakur (BJP) 18860 votes (32.68 pc)
Pankaj Kumar Darshi (HJKP) 375 (0.66 pc)
Dr Ashok Kumar Somat (Inpt) 295 (0.52 pc)
Dr Rajan Sushan (Indt) 12927 (22.64 pc)
NOTA 389 (0.68 pc)
Total votes polled 57095
Result – Winner – Bhawani Singh of INC with margin 5389 votes.