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Congress leads in MP by-election

IANS  |  Bhopal 

candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi on Sunday afternoon led by 17,959 votes over his rival as officials counted the votes polled in the by-to the Assembly from Chitrakoot seat.

Commission officials said 10 rounds of the vote count were over and nine more rounds remained.

The by-was called after the death of legislator Prem Singh. The Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Shankar Dayal Tripathi against Chaturvedi. The total number of candidates in the fray were 12 including nine independents.

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 13:02 IST
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