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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: A look at the margins of victory for key candidates in fray

The Bharatiya Janata Party has won its sixth straight Assembly election in Gujarat. However, the Congress has managed to better its performance this time, battering its previous best of 61 seats. On the other hand, the BJP has recorded its lowest seat tally in last 22 years. Moreover, there were some high profile candidates, who won and lost the election this around.

Here is a list indicating the margin of victory of some of the prominent candidates in the fray.

Winning Candidate Losing Candidate Constituency Margin of votes
Babubhai Bokhariya (BJP) Arjun Modhvadiya (INC) Porbandar 1,855
Vimal Chudasama (INC) Jasabhai Barad (BJP) Somnath 20,400
Vijay Rupani (BJP) Indranil Rajguru (INC) Rajkot West 30,000
Kandhalbhai Jadeja (NCP) Lakhamanbhai Odera (BJP) Kutiyana 23,709
Suresh Patel (BJP) Swetaben Brahmabhatt (INC) Maninagar 75,199
Indrajitsinh Parmar (INC) Bharatsinh Parmar (BJP) Mahudha 13,601
Govindbhai Parmar (BJP) Kapilaben Chavda (INC) Umreth 1,883
Bhupendrasinh Manubha Chudasama (BJP) Rathod Ashvinbhai Kamsubhai (INC) Dholka 327
Jignesh Mevani (Independent) Chakravarti Vijaykumar Harkhabhai (BJP Vadgam 19,696
Chhotubhai Vasava (Bharatiya Tribal Party) Ravjibhai Ishvarbhai Vasava (BJP) Jhagadia 48,948
Gangajibhai Gavit (INC) Vijaybhai Patel (BJP) Dangs 768
Bharwad Lakhabhai Bhikhabhai (INC) Tejshriben Dilipkumar Patel (BJP) Viramgam 6548
Arvidkumar Gandabhai Patel (BJP) Jitubhai Patel Sabarmati 68810
Kaushikbhai Jamnadas Patel (BJP) Nitinbhai Patel (INC) Naranpura 66215
Shaikh Gyasuddin Habibuddeen (INC) Bharat Barot Dariapur 6187
Patel Bhupendrabhai Rajnikant (BJP) Patel Shashikant (INC) Ghatlodia 117750

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Published Date: Dec 18, 2017 15:17 PM | Updated Date: Dec 18, 2017 19:32 PM

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