Congress candidate Indu Raj wins Baroda assembly bypoll in Haryana

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Haryana By-poll: Congress won (Photo/ECI)
Haryana By-poll: Congress won (Photo/ECI)

New Delhi [India], November 10 (ANI): Indian National Congress won the Baroda Assembly by-election in Haryana, informed the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday.

Congress candidate Indu Raj defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Yogeshwar Dutt, who came close second, with 10576 votes. A total of 15 candidates were in the race.

Congress received a total of 49.3 per cent votes, while BJP trailed behind and captured 40.7 per cent vote share.

By-polls were held on one Assembly constituency in the state on November 7. Counting of votes for by-polls held in 58 Assembly constituencies across 11 states in the country began at 8 am on Tuesday. It is carried out along with the vote-counting process in Bihar where the first major electoral exercise was held amid the pandemic. (ANI)