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Cong turncoats sweep assembly by-elections

DNAHM128127 | 5/24/2019 | Author : Team DNA | WC :397 | Politics & Governance

On the rise: BJP has increased their seat tally to 104 from 99 in assembly
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All the Congress MLAs that had defected to BJP in recent past managed to get reelected to state legislative assembly in the by elections held along with general elections for Lok Sabha, for which results were announced on Thursday. With this the strength of BJP in state legislature has risen to 104 from 99, that it had won during general elections for state legislative assembly in 2017. On the other hand, Congress’ strength has dropped from 77 to 72 now. Former Congress MLA Kunvarji Bavaliya had defected to BJP and won a by-election in Jasdan.
Raghavji Patel of BJP defeated his nearest rival Jayanti Sabhaya of Congress party by a margin of 33,022 votes in Jamanagar – rural constituency. Patel bagged 88,254 votes agains
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