Updated June 4th, 2024 at 14:36 IST

BREAKING: First Victory of the Day For BJP As Manju Sharma Wins Jaipur Seat With Record Margin

In the first victory on the counting day for the BJP, its candidate Manju Sharma bagged the Jaipur seat of Rajasthan.

Reported by: Digital Desk
BREAKING: First Victory of the Day For BJP As Manju Sharma Wins Jaipur Seat With Record Margin | Image:File
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Jaipur: In the first victory on the counting day for the BJP, its candidate Manju Sharma bagged the Jaipur seat of Rajasthan with 8,86,850 votes, said the Election Commission.

She defeated her Congress rival and former minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas by a margin of 3,31,767 votes, the EC data showed. Sharma (64), a new face, was picked by the BJP over sitting MP Ramcharan Bohra, who had won the seat by a margin of 4,30,626 votes in 2019.

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The Jaipur Lok Sabha seat is considered a BJP stronghold. 

As per trends at 2:30 PM, the BJP is leading in 13 other seats in Rajasthan and the Congress in eight, the EC data showed. INDIA bloc constituents CPI(M), Rashtriya Loktantrik Party and Bharat Adivasi Party, supported by the Congress, are leading in one seat each.

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Published June 4th, 2024 at 14:35 IST