Elections results 2014: Punjab trends show AAP leading in 4 seats

In a surprising trend, AAP, which is making a debut in this Lok Sabha elections, is leading in four out of 13 seats in Punjab in the initial rounds.

hidden May 16, 2014 10:21:23 IST
Elections results 2014: Punjab trends show AAP leading in 4 seats

Chandigarh: In a surprising trend, AAP, which is making a debut in this Lok Sabha elections, is leading in four out of 13 seats in Punjab in the initial rounds.

While ruling SAD-BJP alliance was leading in five seats, the Congress was leading in four seats as per trends available.

In the high-profile Amritsar seat, former Congress Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was leading by over 1800 votes against his immediate rival senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley.

Elections results 2014 Punjab trends show AAP leading in 4 seats

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate for Chandigarh parliamentary seat, Gul Panag (CR) and AAP candidate for Amritsar's parliamentary seat Daljit Singh in this file photo. AFP

Meanwhile, in Anandpur Sahib constituency Congress, veteran Ambika Soni was trailing to her SAD rival Prem Singh Chandumajra.

Union minister Preneet Kaur, wife of Amarinder Singh was also trailing to her AAP rival Dharamvira Gandhi.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, sitting MP and wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, was leading over her relative Manpreet Singh Badal of Congress in Bhatinda Lok Sabha seat.

Harsimrat, who is daughter-in-law of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, was leading by a narrow margin of 42 votes, election office said.

Actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna was leading over Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency in Punjab. Bajwa was trailing by 9,979 votes, election office said.

Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni was trailing behind SAD nominee Prem Singh Chandjuamajra from the Anandpur Sahab Lok Sabha constituency of Punjab. Soni, a former Union Minister, was trailing by 4932 votes, election office said.

PTI

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