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BJP's Chandra Pant wins Pithoragarh assembly by-polls

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Chandra Pant on Thursday won the Pithoragarh assembly by-polls by defeating Congress party's Anju Lunthi.

Speaking to ANI about her victory, Pant said, "BJP gave me confidence and people of Pithoragarh blessed me. I thank them for that."

"My priorities will be on development and I will fulfill the promises made by us. I ensure that I will work for the development of the region," she added.

The voting for the by-polls here took place on November 25.

The election was necessitated after the death of State Cabinet Minister Prakash Pant in June this year.

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First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 18:49 IST