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Bypoll results: BJP wins Jind for first time, Congress takes Ramgarh


JIND: Krishan Midha of the ruling BJP has received the high-decibel Jind by-election for the Haryana meeting seat, defeating Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) candidate Digvijay Singh Chautala with a margin of 12935 votes.

Meanwhile, the Congress received the Ramgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan, taking its tally within the 200-member house to 100, with party candidate Shafia Khan winning by way of a margin of 12,228 votes after polling 83,311 votes. Her nearest rival, BJP's Sukhwant Singh, got 71,083 votes.

Congress wins Ramgarh byelection, touches 100 tally in Rajasthan



A graduate in Ayurvedic medicine, whilst Midha has got 50566 votes, JJP’s Digvijay has secured 37631 votes.

It is for the primary time that the saffron party has received the state meeting seat of Jind. Earlier, it was once ruled by way of INLD or Congress party for most of the time.

The by-election effects, however, has come as a impolite surprise for the Congress party, as party’s big face and chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala has finished at 3rd position. The senior Congress leader could get simplest 22740 votes, which is not up to the half votes of the winner.


Randeep Singh Surjewala loses Jind bypoll

In a major setback for the Congress party forward of Lok Sabha elections this yr, party's candidate Randeep Singh Surjewala for bypoll on Haryana's Jind meeting seat was once trailing after the round-7 of counting of votes.


Haryana main opposition party INLD also suffered humiliating defeat with its candidate Umed Redhu could secure simply 3454 votes.

Polling for the by-elections to Jind meeting constituencies had taken place on Monday. A total of around 1.30 lakh of one.72 lakh electors had exercised their franchise.


While the rural space of the constituency had witnessed 85% turnout, the urban space had witnessed 71% polling.


The Jind constituency by-lection was once noticed as excessive stakes battle for the ruling Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP govt, which had fielded Krishan Midha, son of past due Hari Chand Midha, who had served as MLA for two terms on Indian National Lok Dal (INLD). He had died in August 2018 on account of which the by-election was once necessitated.


The Midha circle of relatives, however, had switched its loyalties to BJP. Congress party had fielded its senior leader Randeep Singh Surjewala who is nationwide answerable for party’s conversation wing. Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala’s newly shaped outfit Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) had supported Digvijay Chautala and it was once first election for the newly shaped outfit. State’s main opposition party INLD had nominated a neighborhood baby-kisser Umed Redhu and the election was once made an prestige factor by way of the INLD leader Abhay Chautala who need to secure decent proportion of votes than his estranged nephews.


Though the tenure of elected candidate could be just for around eight months, the results of the by-election is more likely to have a deep affect on the upcoming parliamentary and state meeting elections slated this yr.


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