BJP wins Rajouri Garden by-poll in Delhi

New Delhi: The BJP's Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Thursday won the Delhi assembly byelection from the Rajouri Garden constituency.



He defeated his nearest rival Meenakshi Chandela of the Congress by a margin of nearly 14,000 votes, pushing the ruling AAP's candidate to a distant third, according to the Election Commission.


Sirsa polled 40,602 votes, Chandela 25,950 and the AAP's Harjeet Singh 10,243 out of a total 78,091 votes cast during poll on Sunday, the Election Commission said after the final round of counting.


IANS

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