Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on winning the Panaji Assembly by-poll, which he described as "impressive".
The results for Assembly polls in four constituencies falling in Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh were declared on Monday.
"Congrats to Manohar Parrikar and Vishwajit Rane for the impressive wins in Panaji and Valpoi respectively".
This high-stakes battle won by the TDP by more than 27,000 votes was nearly a personal contest between TDP head and chief minister Chandrababu Naidu on the one hand and YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy on the other.
Bawana is one of the Capital's largest constituencies in terms of number of electors, but the August 23 bypoll but saw only a meagre turnout of 45 per cent. Chander won by over 55,000 votes.
BJP's Vishwajit Rane, who had quit the Congress soon after the Goa Assembly elections, retained Valpoi seat, defeating his nearest Congress rival Roy Naik by 10,066 votes, taking the saffron party's tally in the 40-member House to 14.
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Panaji: The BJP has won both the seats in Goa that went for by-elections on August 23.
The ruling party was keen to register its first victory in a bypoll as it lost the previous by election in Rajouri Garden to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Mr. Parrikar said, "All methods were tried - legal, media, social media and scurrilous publicity".
TDP's Bhuma Bramananda Reddy has won the Nandyal seat of Andhra Pradesh 27,456. Parrikar resigned as the Union Minister of Defence to become the Chief Minister of Goa in March.
Prakash had won from Bawana, a seat reserved for the SC category, in 2015 Assembly elections as an AAP candidate.
Bawana bypoll was necessitated after the resignation of Ved Prakash as the legislator in March. He subsequently joined the BJP and joined the cabinet as Health Minister.