Days after Haryana went to polls the fate of the candidates is set to come to light, with the announcement of results today (October 24). Counting of votes is underway, and according to recent reports, BJP candidate from Dadri Assembly constituency Babita Phogat is leading in the constituency.
New Delhi: Wrestler and BJP candidate, Babita Phogat, is leading from Dadri Assembly constituency of Haryana by over 1,000 votes.
The BJP candidate was pitted against Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) candidate Satpal Sangwan and Nirpender Singh Sangwan of the Congress.
In 2014, the seat was won by Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate Rajdeep by 1,610 votes.
Earlier, speaking to reporters, Phogat had voiced confidence about winning the Assembly seat.
Asserting that people will give blessings to their "daughter", Phogat said, "We prepare for four years to win medals at the Olympics. Today is the same day when I am waiting for results. People have given me love and support, that is my strength, and what keeps me going. I have faith in public and myself. People will give blessings to their daughter."
According to official information from Election Commission, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading with 29 seats, followed by Indian National Congress with 21 seats and JJP with 10 at 10:30 am.
Polling for 90 seats in Haryana took place on October 21.
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