Chandigarh: BJP candidate Kirron Kher today won from Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, defeating her nearest rival and Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal by a margin of 69,642 votes.
The 61-year-old actress, who jumped into electoral fray for the first time, polled 1,91,362 votes while four-time MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is a former Railway Minister, got 1,21,720 votes, election office said.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Gul Panag secured third position with 1,08,679 votes.
Following is the detailed result of the lone Lok Sabha seat in Chandigarh Union Territory.
1. Kher Kirron Anupam (BJP) 1,91,362
2. Pawan Kumar Bansal (INC) 1,21,720
3. Gulkirat Kaur Panag (AAP) 1,08,679
4. Jannat Jahan-UL-Haq (NAINA) Bahujan Samaj Party 15,934
5. Others 12,654
6. None of the Above 3,106