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Raje, Pilot, Gehlot: The big winners and losers

Last updated on: December 12, 2018 12:39 IST

As the results of the five states  assemblies -- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram -- declared on Tuesday, here are how the political bigwigs fared in the seni-final before the 2019.

 

SACHIN PILOT

Sachin Pilot has won the closely-watched seat of Tonk by over 50,000 votes. This is Pilot's first assembly election. He has been a two-time parliamentarian. He was pitted against Yoonus Khan, fielded by the BJP as its sole Muslim candidate in the desert state.

 

ASHOK GEHLOT

Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has won by over 30,000 votes from Sardarpura constituency in Jodhpur district.

VASUNDHARA RAJE

Vasundhara Raje failed to make a comeback in Rajasthan, but won from Jhalrapatan by 45,000 votes.

SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has won from his traditional Budhni seat by a margin of 58,999 votes, defeating former Union minister and senior Congress leader Arun Yadav. Chouhan had won the seat in 2013 with a margin of 84,805 votes.

K CHANDRASEKHAR RAO

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, or KCR as he is popularly known, has won from his home constituency of Gajwel by over 50,000 votes.

RAMAN SINGH

Singh, the BJP veteran, won from Rajnandgaon, but failed to steer the BJP to victory in the state. 

AJIT JOGI

First chief minister of Chhattisgarh and Janta Congress Chhattisgarh chief Ajit Jogi has won from Marwahi seat.

 

K T RAMA RAO

TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao's son and state minister K T Rama Rao has won from Sircilla seat. 

AKBARUDDIN OWAISI

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen's Akbaruddin Owaisi has managed to retain the Chandrayangutta constituency for the fifth consecutive time.

LAL THANHAWLA

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla has lost from both seats -- Champhai South and Serchhip.

The Rediff News Bureau / Rediff.com