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Raje wins Jhalarapatan for consecutive 5th term, defeats Manvendra Singh

Raje will represent the Jhalarapatan constituency for the fifth term in the 15th Rajasthan Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje during an election rally in support of the BJP candidates, in Bhilwara | Photo: PTI
Vasundhara Raje | Photo: PTI

Rajasthan Chief Minister won the assembly constituency for the fifth consecutive term on Tuesday, defeating Congress candidate

Raje won with a margin of 34,890 votes against Singh who had left the party in September and joined the Congress on October 17.

In 2013 assembly election, Raje had won from the same seat by 60,896 votes while Singh, the son of veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh, had won from the Sheo constituency with a margin on 31,425 votes.

Raje will represent the constituency for the fifth term in the 15th

First Published: Tue, December 11 2018. 18:26 IST