Betul: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Mangal Singh Dhurve has won from Goradongri assembly seat as counting of votes got underway on Thursday.

Reports said that Mangal Singh wins by 13182 votes.

The counting of votes started at 8 am at Betul’s School of Excellence premises amid tight security. It will be done in 17 rounds.

BJP faced-off Congress in Ghoradongri Assembly by-polls conducted on May 30.

A total of 74.48% voters exercised their franchise out of which 76.59% were male and 72.27% female.