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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi wins from Raebareli Lok Sabha seat

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has won from Raebareli Lok Sabha seat, defeating her nearest rival, BJP candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: May 23, 2019 21:12 IST
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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has won from Raebareli Lok Sabha seat, defeating her nearest rival, BJP candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh.

Gandhi has won by a margin of 1,67,178 votes, the Election Commission's website said.

While Gandhi got 5,34,918 votes, Singh secured 3,67,740 votes. The SP and the BSP had supported her on this seat.

Gandhi has won by a margin of 1,67,178 votes, the Election Commission's website said.

While Gandhi got 5,34,918 votes, Singh secured 3,67,740 votes. The SP and the BSP had supported her on this seat.

The Raebareli Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Sonia Gandhi beat Ajay Agrawal of BJP by receiving 63.80 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Raebareli had 1,594,954 registered electors -- 857,875 of them male and 737,079 female. The constituency had seen a 51.73 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. In Raebareli, the male voter turnout was 51.03 per cent and 52.56 per cent female voters turned out for voting.

Raebareli went to polls in the fifth phase of the election -- on May 6 and recorded a voter turnout of 56.23 per cent.

The seven phases of the Lok Sabha polls 2019 covered a total of 543 constituencies. Voting in the first phase was conducted on April 11. 

Simultaneous elections were held to the assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha -- the results for which will also be out today.

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