Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar seat by margin of 5.57 lakh votes

Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar seat by margin of 5.57 lakh votes
Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar seat by margin of 5.57 lakh votes

BJP president Amit Shah was Thursday night declared elected from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 5.57 lakh votes against his nearest Congress rival C J Chavda.

Shah polled 8.94 lakh votes, while Chavda secured 3.37 lakh votes.

Amit Shah has been declared elected, returning officer and Gandhinagar district collector S K Langa announced at the counting centre.

In the 2014 general elections, BJP veteran L K Advani, 91, had won the seat.