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Patiala Election Result 2022: Captain Amarinder Singh loses to AAP in home-turf

Patiala Election Result Live News: Captain Amarinder Singh has lost his seat to Aam Aadmi Party's Ajit Pal Singh Kohli.

Written by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: March 10, 2022 13:38 IST
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Patiala Election Result 2022: Captain Amarinder Singh loses to AAP 

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh lost election from his home-turf Patiala. He lost the seat to Aam Aadmi Party's Ajit Pal Singh Kohli. 

While Ajit Pal Singh Kohli secured 33,142 votes, Amarinder got 22,868 votes. Harpal Juneja of the SAD was at the third spot with 9,657. Congress nominee Vishnu Sharma pocketed 7,593 votes. 

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Notably, Amarinder was unseated by the Congress last year from the post of chief minister following a bitter feud with Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Amarinder formed Punjab Lok Congress and resigning from the Congress. His party joined the ranks with the BJP, which used to be a junior partner during its previous alliance with the SAD.

Singh, also known as the Maharaja of Patiala, won the seat four times -- 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017. His wife Preneet Kaur won it in 2014 after Capt Amarinder Singh won the Patiala Lok Sabha seat, defeating BJP veteran Arun Jaitley by a margin of more than 102,000 votes.

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