SP bags Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat

SP bags Gorakhpur lok Sabha seat

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Allahabad: Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers greet each other, outside a counting center in Allahabad on March 14, 2018. SP on Wednesday took winning leads in both the Lok Sabha seats of Gorakhpur and Phulpur. With BSP backing its bitter rival SP, BJP appeared to be heading for a shock defeat. (Photo: IANS)
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party candidate Pravin Kumar Nishad was on Wednesday elected to the Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, a seat vacated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, defeating the BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla by 21,881 votes, officials said.
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