Rajasthan: BJP leading in all 25 Lok Sabha seats
Set to achieve its 'Mission-25', BJP was leading on all 25 Lok Sabha seats of the state with a massive margin whereas Congress' five Union ministers and six sitting MPs were trailing by over 41,000 votes
Jaipur: Set to achieve its 'Mission-25', BJP was leading on all 25 Lok Sabha seats of the state with a massive margin whereas Congress' five Union ministers and six sitting MPs were trailing by over 41,000 votes.
Congress stalwarts Sachin Pilot, Jitendra Singh, Chandresh Kumari, Namonarayan Meena, Girija Vyas and six sitting Congress MPs were trailing on 11 seats with the margin of over 41,000 votes in counting process at 1200 hrs today.
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Pilot was trailing behind by a margin of 96,115 in Ajmer LS constituency, Jitendra Singh by 1,71,436 in Alwar, Chandresh Kumari by 2,56,866 in Jodhpur, Namonarayan Meena by 24,322, Girija Vyas by 2,05,726 votes in Chittorgarh against BJP candidates.
Six sitting Congress MPs -- Raghuveer Meena in Udaipur, Ijyaj Singh in Kota, CP Joshi in Jaipur Rural, Jyoti Mirdha in Nagaur, Harish Choudhary in Barmer, and Gopal Singh Shekhawat in Rajsamand were also trailing by over 10,000 votes against the BJP rivals.
BJP rebel and independent candidate Jaswant Singh was trailing behind a margin of 59,041 by his BJP candidate Col Sonaram on Barmer seat. BJP candidates Santosh Ahalwat in Jhunjhunu, Chandra Prakash Joshi in Chittorgarh, Dushyant Singh in Jhalawar-Baran, Nihal Chand in Ganganagar, Arjun Lal Meena in Udaipur, Gopal Singh Shekhawat in Rajsamand, Subhash Baheria in Bhilwara, Devji Patel in Jalore, and Arjun Meghwal in Bikaner were on a winning trail with margin of one to three lakh votes.
On Karauli-Dholpur Lok Sabha seat, BJP candidate Manoj Rajoria was having an edge over Congress' Lakhiram by a margin of about 3,000 votes.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje, who came up with Mission 25 of winning all Lok Sabha seats in the state, said: "The congratulations are not due to me but they are due to the public who voted for us. I am getting the news that situation across the country is similar as it is in Rajasthan." Counting of 27 to 64 per cent of votes has been done in Rajasthan by 1200 hrs.