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Congress leader Paresh Dhanani wins from Amreli

Congress leader Paresh Dhanani retained the Amreli assembly constituency by defeating his nearest rival Bavkubhai Undhad of the BJP by a margin of 12,029 seats.

Published: 18th December 2017 04:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th December 2017 04:38 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

(Eds: Correcting a word in intro) Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (PTI) Congress leader Paresh Dhanani today retained the Amreli assembly constituency by defeating his nearest rival Bavkubhai Undhad of the BJP by a margin of 12,029 votes.

Dhanani won the seat for a third time and second time in a row.

Amreli, a constituency dominated by cotton growers, is facing an agrarian crisis and this issue figured during the poll campaigning.

Senior BJP leader Dileep Sanghani had defeated Dhanani in 2007 but lost to him in 2012. PTI KA PD RSY .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.



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