BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal
LUDHIANA: The Bhatiya Janta Party (BJP) have won the bypoll of Nagar Council Jagraon in ward number 17 and Congress won bypoll of ward 5 in Payal. In Jagraon, BJP candidate Ankush Dhir defeated Congress candidate Madan Lal Bansal with the margin of 782 votes. Congress candidate Paramjit Kaur registered victory in bypoll of ward number 5 in Payal Nagar Council. She has defeated SAD-BJP candidate with margin of 214 votes. In Jagraon 79.92 percent voting was registered till 4 pm and in ward number 5 of Payal, 82.30 percent was registered. Ankush Dhir of BJP got 1,379 votes and Congress candidate 587 votes. Nine voters pressed NOTA option. In Payal Congress candidate Paramjit Kaur got 345 votes and SAD candidate got 131 votes.
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