The ruling BJP in Gujarat is leading in five of the seven assembly segments, where bypolls were held on September 10.

According to initial trends, BJP candidates are ahead in Danta, Jasdan, Sami, Dehgam and Chotila while Congress is ahead in Dhoraji and Kodinar seats.

The seven seats where bypolls were held are Dehgam, Danta and Sami in North Gujarat and Chotila, Jasdan, Dhoraji and Kodinar in Saurashtra.

Of these seven seats, Congress held six seats while Kodinar was held by BJP.

The BJP had not done well in the recent Lok Sabha polls. The party had also lost Junagadh Municipal Corporation elections to the Congress.

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