In a boost to beleagured Punjab Congress chief, Amarinder Singh got the support of 62 of the 71 Congress candidates.
Dissidence in Cong in Punjab came to the fore in the wake of the party`s debacle in the Assembly polls.
Former Punjab DGP and Shiromani Akali Dal candidate PS Gill lost by a margin of more than 4,500 votes in the Moga Assembly seat.
Thanking the people of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal said that they won because they were focussed in their campaigning.
The Congress said Tuesday that emerging results in Punjab, where it was trailing far behind the ruling Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine, were "extremely baffling".
Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine Tuesday attained majority by winning 68 out of total 117 Assembly seats.
Deras or the religious sects have always played a big role in deciding the political future of Punjab.
An uneasy calm prevails among the major political parties & their candidates as who will get the popular mandate in 2012 Assembly polls in Punjab.
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