By-election results 2019: Congress ahead in three seats in Punjab's Jalalabad, Phagwara and Mukerian; SAD leads in Dakha

The Congress is ahead in the 3 seats of Jalalabad, Phagwara and Mukerian, while the SAD is leading in Dakha in the bypolls to 4 assembly seats of Punjab, as per early trends.

Press Trust of India October 24, 2019 11:02:52 IST
By-election results 2019: Congress ahead in three seats in Punjab's Jalalabad, Phagwara and Mukerian; SAD leads in Dakha
  • The Congress is ahead in the three seats of Jalalabad, Phagwara and Mukerian, while the SAD is leading in Dakha in the bypolls to four assembly seats of Punjab, as per early trends.

  • Congress nominee Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal is leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Rajesh Bagha by a margin of 1,852 votes from Phagwara seat, according to initial trends.

  • From Mukerian seat, BJP nominee Jangi Lal Mahajan is trailing by 212 votes against his nearest rival and Congress candidate Indu Bala.

Chandigarh: The Congress is ahead in the three seats of Jalalabad, Phagwara and Mukerian, while the SAD is leading in Dakha in the bypolls to four assembly seats of Punjab, as per early trends.

Byelection results 2019 Congress ahead in three seats in Punjabs Jalalabad Phagwara and Mukerian SAD leads in Dakha

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Congress nominee Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal is leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Rajesh Bagha by a margin of 1,852 votes from Phagwara seat, according to initial trends.

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From Mukerian seat, BJP nominee Jangi Lal Mahajan is trailing by 212 votes against his nearest rival and Congress candidate Indu Bala.

Shiromani Akali Dal candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali is also leading over his nearest rival and Congress nominee Sandeep Sandhu from Dakha assembly seat by 759 votes, as per initial trends.

From Jalalabad, Congress candidate Raminder Awla is ahead of SAD candidate Raj Singh Dibipura by 5,936 votes.

Counting of votes for the bypolls to four assembly seats in Punjab is underway, amid tight security arrangements. The counting began at 8 am, officials said.

Punjab by-election results see Congress lead in three seats, SAD in one;

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