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Congress leader Preneet Kaur wins Patiala bypoll; AAP loses deposit

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's wife, Preneet Kaur, polled 52,967 votes and won by a margin of 23,282.

By: Press Trust of India | Patiala |
Updated: August 25, 2014 6:59:58 pm
kaur Former Punjab Chief Minister, Capt. Amrinder Singh and party candidate Preneet Kaur after casting votes for Patiala assembly bypoll, in Patiala. (Source: PTI)

Congress leader and former union minister Preneet Kaur today won the Patiala Assembly seat defeating her nearest SAD rival Bhagwan Dass Juneja.

Kaur, wife of former chief minister Amarinder Singh, won by a margin of over 23,282 votes, an election office spokesman
said.
The seat fell vacant after Amarinder got elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar.

Patiala seat was retained by Congress.

Kaur polled 52,967 votes, SAD nominee Bhagwan Dass Juneja 29,685 and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Harjit S Adaltiwala
5724 votes.

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