From the beginning of counting of votes at 8 am on Thursday, Sunny Deol has managed to maintain a lead over Punjab Congress chief Jakhar
Speaking to reporters, 59-year-old Sunny Deol, who made a name for himself in patriotic roles in movies like 'Border' and 'Gadar', said he was ecstatic over the initial trends coming during the counting of votes.
Jakhar, who is the sitting MP from Gurdaspur, had won the seat in a byelection in 2017 following the death of BJP MP and actor Vinod Khanna.
From Patiala seat, Congress candidate and Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh's wife Preneet Kaur is leading against SAD candidate Surjit Singh Rakhra.
From Amritsar, sitting MP and Congress candidate Gurjeet Singh Aujla is ahead of Union minister and BJP candidate Hardeep Singh Puri.
Bollywood actor-turned-BJP candidate Sunny Deol leads by more than 47,000 votes over his closest rival and Congress nominee Sunil Jakhar from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab. (Pics/ Pallav Paliwal)
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