BJP clinch Rajouri Garden by-poll comprehensively

New Delhi: Manjinder Singh Sirsa of the Bharatiya Janata Party today won the Delhi assembly byelection from the Rajouri Garden constituency.

He defeated his nearest rival Meenakshi Chandela of the Congress by a margin of nearly 14,000 votes, pushing the ruling AAP’s candidate to a distant third, according to the Election Commission.

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Sirsa polled 40,602 votes, Chandela 25,950 and the AAP’s Harjeet Singh 10,243 out of a total 78,091 votes cast during poll on Sunday, the Election Commission said after the final round of counting.

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