Bye Election Results: Cong takes Ramgarh, BJP wins Jind for first time




Congress Spokesperson Radep Surjewala after getting a defeat in Jind (Source:ANI)

Congress’ Shafia Zubair won the Ramgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan by defeating BJP’s Sukhwant Singh by 12,228 votes. In Jind, BJP’s Krishan Middha looks won the seat by over 12,000 votes.

With this win, Congress’ tally in Rajasthan touches 100 out of 200 seats. In Jind, BJP’s Krishan Middha emerged victorious, winning the seat by over 12,000 votes. Middha has overtaken Jannayak Janata Party candidate Digvijay Chautala. Congress heavyweight and national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala settled at the third spot.

Following Congress’ win in the Ramgarh elections, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the result would encourage the party ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. “I am happy that people took a well-meditated step. They have taken the right decision. I thank them and express my gratitude. They have given a message at a time when it was much needed,” ANI quoted Gehlot as saying.

“I hope Manohar Lal Khattar and Krishna Middha ji will fulfil the dreams of the people of Jind. I was given a responsibility by the party which I fulfilled to the best of my abilities, I congratulate Krishna Middha ji.” ANI quoted COngress Spokesperson Radep Surjewala as saying.