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Winds of change, says Cong after MP Assembly bypoll win

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Congress's victory in the Chitrakoot Assembly bypoll in signals the "winds of change" blowing in the political landscape in the country, its chief spokesperson said today.

Taking to Twitter, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala thanked the voters for reposing faith in the party.

"The winds of change are in the air. Many thanks to the people of #Chitrakoot for their faith and in the party," Surjewala said.

candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi defeated the ruling BJP's Shankar Dayal Tripathi by a margin of over 14,000 votes today.

Chaturvedi polled 66,810 votes as against Tripathi's 52,677 votes, returning officer A P Dwivedi said.

Around 65 per cent voting was recorded in the November 9 bypoll, necessitated following the death of sitting (65).

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 15:57 IST