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On Budget day BJP gets triple shock in Raj; trails in Ajmer, Alwar LS seats

Congress' Vivek Dhakad has bagged the Mandalgarh Assembly seat , while the party is leading with 72101 votes in Alwar and by 45321 votes in Ajmer

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A woman shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote during by-election for parliamentary seat at a village near Ajmer File Photo: PTI

The Party on Thursday won the Assembly seat and is leading on both the from and

Congress' Vivek Dhakad has bagged the Assembly seat by 12976 votes, while the party is leading with 72101 votes in and by 45321 votes in respectively.

After the overwhelming lead in the state polls, Rajasthan Pradesh Committee chief Sachin Pilot said that it is the victory of the people of the state and asked Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to step down from her post.

"It is the Chief Minister's moral responsibility to resign from her post. The party has performed quite well in the Rajasthan by-polls and after this overwhelming mandate it is our responsibility to perform better", he said while interacting with media.

The polling in all the constituencies took place on January 29.

All the three seats fell vacant after the deaths of Sanwar Lal Jat, and Kirti Kumari.

All the three leaders were from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

First Published: Thu, February 01 2018. 16:22 IST