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Delhi polls: Ajay Maken trailing at third place, AAP leads in Sadar Bazar

New Delhi: Congress' chief ministerial candidate Ajay Maken was all set for a humiliating defeat as he was trailing in the third position with a mere 10408 votes in the Sadar Bazar constituency.AAP candidate Som

PTI PTI Updated on: February 10, 2015 11:56 IST
delhi polls ajay maken trailing at third place aap leads in
delhi polls ajay maken trailing at third place aap leads in sadar bazar

New Delhi: Congress' chief ministerial candidate Ajay Maken was all set for a humiliating defeat as he was trailing in the third position with a mere 10408 votes in the Sadar Bazar constituency.

AAP candidate Som Dutt was leading in the seat with 47491 votes while BJP candidate Praveen Kumar Jain is at the second position with 24463 votes.

Earlier, taking moral responsibility of the party's humiliating defeat Maken today resigned from the post of general secretary.

In the December 2013 Assembly elections, Sadar Bazar witnessed a three-cornered fight between AAP's Dutt and BJP candidate Jai Prakash.

Dutt had won the seat by a slender margin of 796 votes. Dutt had bagged 34,079 votes (31.24 per cent) as opposed to BJP candidate's 33,130 votes (30.51 per cent). Congress' Rakesh Jain had to settle in the third place with 31094 votes (28.51 per cent).