Congress candidate Shafia Zubair won Ramgarh seat by securing 83,311 votes. With this, Congress’s tally has increased to 100 in the 200-member Rajasthan assembly.
With this, Congress’s tally has increased to 100 in the 200-member Rajasthan assembly. Its ally, the RLD, has one seat, keeping the government in comfortable position.
Congress party’s Zubair after winning Ramgarh bypoll said, “People know that we believe in working”. She won with a margin of 12228 votes, garnering a total of 83311 votes.
Zubair got 44.77 percent votes by securing 83,311 votes while Singh secured 71,083 votes, the officials of the Rajasthan election department said.
BSP candidate and former Union minister Natwar Singh’s Son, Jagat Singh, was third. He secured 24,856 votes, they said.
In total, 20 candidates contested the Ramgarh election on January 28.
The election to the assembly seat could not be held along with other constituencies due to the death of the BSP candidate ahead of December 7 Rajasthan elections.
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