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BJP wins Surat West bypoll

IANS | Last Updated: Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 17:14

Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won Surat West bypoll in Gujarat.

Purnesh Modi of the BJP won by a lead of 68,284 votes against G.S. Patel of the Congress.

The by-election were held for Surat West constituency because of the death of siting legislator Kishor Wankawala, who was former vice president of the Gujarat state BJP.

Modi got a total of 86,029 votes, while Patel got 19,755. A mere 0.2307 percent of the voters used the `NOTA` option, said an official.

First Published: Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 17:14
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