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BJP's graph still rising among people: Rajnath on Gurdaspur bypoll defeat

Sunil Jakhar of the Congress won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, defeating the BJP's Swaran Salaria by more than 1.93 lakh votes

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at a press conference. Photo: PTI

Home Minister Rajnath Singh sought to downplay the BJP's defeat in the in Punjab on Monday.

"The graph of the BJP is rising among the people of the country. A win on one seat does not reflect public sentiments," Singh said on the sidelines of an event held here today.


of the won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, defeating the BJP's Swaran Salaria by more than 1.93 lakh votes.

The was necessitated following the death of actor and BJP MP Vinod Khanna.

First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 10:35 IST
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