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Kartarpur Election Results 2017: Chaudhary Surinder Singh of Congress Wins

INC's candidate Chaudhary Surinder Singh has won the seat by defeating AAP's Chander Kumar and SAD's Sat Paul.

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Updated:March 11, 2017, 8:31 PM IST
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INC's candidate Chaudhary Surinder Singh has won the seat by defeating AAP's Chander Kumar and SAD's Sat Paul. He got 46,729 votes.

The main candidates from Kartarpur were Balwinder Kumar (BSP), Chander Kumar (AAP) and Ch. Surinder Singh (INC) and Sat Paul (SAD).

In 2012, the state had voted in favour of the BJP-Akali Dal combine, bringing Parkash Singh Badal back to power.

Having remained a traditional Congress seat, the Akali Dal has managed to grab it in the last two elections. Ch. Surinder Singh is close to Capt. Amrinder Singh.

This time the ruling combine faced off against a resurgent Congress and the debutant Aam Aadmi Party. The state was the first to vote among the five states that went to the polls this time. Elections to the 117-seat Punjab assembly were held on February 4.

Exit polls have predicted a drubbing for the BJP-Akali Dal combine in the state with the Congress and the AAP predicted to be neck-and-neck.

For live Punjab assembly election results click here

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