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Rajasthan polls: Talks on between Congress, rebels who won as independents

The Congress has won 99 seats in Rajasthan, falling just one seat short of the majority mark of 100, according to latest trends

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Assembly Election Results 2018:  Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot and Congress leaders in Jaipur
Assembly Election Results 2018: Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot and Congress leaders in Jaipur. Photo: ANI

Talks are on between former and a few rebels who won as in assembly polls to support the party in government formation, a said Tuesday.

Independent MLAs Mahadev Khandela, Babu Lal Nagar -- both former ministers, Kanti Prasad and others are in touch with Gehlot, he said.

The has won 99 seats in Rajasthan, falling just one seat short of the majority mark of 100, according to latest trends.

has 200 assembly seats, but voting was held in only 199 as polling was countermanded in one seat due to death of a candidate.

The BJP, which had wrested the state from the five years ago, has won 73 seats, the BSP bagged 6, the CPM got 6 and another 6 went to candidates of three other parties, trends showed.

Twelve have also won and one is leading.

First Published: Wed, December 12 2018. 00:25 IST
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