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Rajkot East Election Result 2022: BJP's Uday Kangad defeats Congress' Indranil Rajguru by 28,635 votes

Rajkot East Election Result 2022: BJP's Uday Kangad defeats Congress' Indranil Rajguru by a margin of 28,635 votes.

Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: December 08, 2022 17:03 IST
Rajkot East assembly election 2022
Image Source : INDIA TV Rajkot East assembly election 2022

Rajkot East Election Result 2022: BJP's Uday Kangad has won the election, defeating Congress' Indranil Rajguru by a margin of 28,635 votes. Polling here was held on December 1, 2022 in the first phase of Gujarat assembly election 2022 and results were declared on December 8.

The key contest in Rajkot East was between BJP's Udaykumar Kangad, Congress' Indranil Rajyaguru, and AAP's Rahul Bhuva. FULL COVERAGE

In 2017, Arvind Raiyani of the BJP won the seat by defeating Mitul Donga of the Congress with a margin of 22782 votes.  

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Arvind Raiyani BJP Winner 93,087 53.23% 22,782
Mitul Donga INC Runner Up 70,305 40.20%

 

Ahead of the election, BJP, Congress, and AAP are trying best to make inroads in the poll bound city. For BJP, it's going to be a challenge to retain the seat fighting anti incumbency while for the Congress, it's going to be a fight to regain the lost ground and for the AAP to establish its presence in the state. 

PM Modi in October held a roadshow in Rajkot from the airport till the Race Course ground - where he addressed people after launching projects worth Rs 7,000 crore.

The PM, along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, stood on a specially designed vehicle and waved at people on the 1.5 km-long route. Officials said nearly 20,000 people gathered along the route to greet Modi.

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