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Bypoll results: Congress wins Ramgarh, BJP leads in Jind

Bypoll results: Congress wins Ramgarh, BJP leads in Jind

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Jan 2019, 06:47 am

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IBNS): The Congress has won Rajasthan's Ramgarh seat, where elections were held on last Monday, by over 12,000 votes, media reports said.

The elections in the seat could not take place in Dec 2018 due to the death of BSP candidate Laxman Singh before the polls.

Last year, Congress emerged winner by bagging 99 out of 199 seats where elections were held. The BJP could win 73 seats in a 200-member assembly.

With the win, Congress took its tally in Rajasthan to 100.

Following the victory, Congress had appointed its senior leader Ashok Gehlot and state unit chief Sachin Pilot as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively.

In the bypoll which took place in Haryana's Jind, the BJP is leading by over 15,000 votes.

The Jind bypoll was also held on Jan 28.