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Akali Dal takes lead in three seats in early trends

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

As the counting of votes for the 117-member assembly started this morning, early trends showed ruling (SAD) is leading on three seats, opposition and on one seat each.

According to the trends, SAD candidate Veer Singh Lopoke was leading over his nearest rival Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria of the from Raja Sansi assembly seat by 668 votes.

From Ghanaur assembly seat, Congress' Madan Lal Jalalpur had a slender lead of 7 votes over his nearest rival Harinder Singh of the CPM.

In Gurdaspur, SAD's Gurbachan Singh Babbehali was leading over his nearest rival Raman Behl by a narrow margin of 10 votes in early trends from the constituency.

From Phagwara, BJP's Som Prakash was leading over Balbir Kumar Sodhi of the by 600 votes.

Education Minister Upinderjit Kaur was leading over her nearest rival Navtej Sidhu from Sultanpur Lodhi assembly constituency.

First Published: Tue, March 06 2012. 09:12 IST