Cong, BJP Win One Seat Each in Himachal Bye-poll

In Himachal Pradesh by-polls held in two assembly segments, Congress and BJP have registered victory on one seat each.

BJP won Rohroo assembly seat, previously held by Congress; while Congress won Jawali, previously represented by BJP.

The state election office said that in Rohroo, BJP Candidate Khushiram Balnatah defeated Congress party’s Manjit Singh Thakur by 8,473 votes while in Jawali former state minister and Congress nominee Sujan Singh Pathania humbled BJP’s Chaudhary Baldev Raj by 5,249 votes.

By-elections on Rohroo in Shimla district and Jawali in Kangra district were necessitated due to resignation of Union Minister Virbhadra Singh and BJP’s Rajan Sushant respectively after they became MPs.

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