Rajasthan bypoll: Cong takes clear lead, Gehlot terms it 'people's seal on his govt's good governance'

Updated: Dec 8 2022 3:30PM

Rajasthan bypoll: Cong takes clear lead, Gehlot terms it 'people's seal on his govt's good governance'

Jaipur, Dec 8 (PTI) With Congress' Anil Sharma poised to win the Sardarshahar assembly bypoll after taking a 26,852-vote lead over his nearest rival, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Thursday termed it "people's seal on his government's good governance and public welfare schemes".

It is a clear message from the public that in 2023, the Congress will retain power in Rajasthan with an absolute majority, he claimed.

The Election Commission is yet to announce the bypoll result. However, after the final counting of votes, Sharma has taken a decisive lead of 26,852 votes over his nearest rival BJP candidate Ashok Kumar.