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Interesting! Congress bagged Rai assembly seat with just 3 votes (Haryana Results)

October 20, 2014 | By

Sonepat, Haryana: It was a real neck to neck during Haryana Assembly election in Rai assembly segment of Sonepat district, as there was a winning margin of just 3 votes. The constituency was engaged in an intense triangular fight between Congress Party, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Bhartiya Janta Party.

In a very close contest Congress candidate (incumbent MLA) Jai Tirath won by 3 votes against Inderjit Singh of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) by securing 36,703 votes, while Inderjit Singh got 36,700 votes. Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Krishna Gahlawat polled 34,523 votes in a triangular contest.

Interestingly three other candidates who polled equal votes were Balbir of SMBHP and Jagbir and Naveen Kumar, both independent candidates, who received 37 votes each.

Meanwhile, Ranjit Kaushik of Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) polled 3,299 votes, and BSP candidate Satyapal Chauhan received 2,837 votes. Comrade Devender Singh of SUCI bagged 542 votes, while 477 voters exercised None of the Above (NOTA) Option.

Paramjit, an independent candidate polled 646 votes.

A total of 15 candidates had entered the fray from the Rai constituency.

Haryana – Rai
Result Declared
Candidate Party Votes
JAI TIRATH Indian National Congress 36703
INDERJEET Indian National Lok Dal 36700
KRISHNA GAHLAWAT Bharatiya Janata Party 34523
RANJIT KAUSHIK Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) 3299
SATYAPAL CHAUHAN Bahujan Samaj Party 2837
PARAMJEET Independent 646
RAKESH KUMAR SAUDA Independent 540
SANDEEP KUMAR Independent 411
SUNIL KUMAR Independent 391
BHAGWANDAS Independent 232
RAJBIR Independent 125
JAGBIR SINGH Independent 37
BALBIR Smast Bhartiya Party 37
NAVEEN KUMAR Independent 37
None of the Above None of the Above 477

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