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Parkash Badal accepts people's mandate in Punjab Assembly elections

By Jasleen Kaur -- March 14, 2022 6:14 pm -- Updated:March 14, 2022 6:21 pm

Chandigarh, March 14: SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal, who faced defeat in the Punjab Assembly elections, on Monday said he bowed his head before the people's mandate and assured of continuing to fight for the state and the country.

Speaking to mediapersons on Monday, Parkash Singh Badal said, "I bow my head before the people's mandate. After Emergency, we won all seats. So such things happen in politics. We'll continue to fight for Punjab and the country."

Parkash Badal accepts people's mandate in Punjab Assembly elections

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Gurmeet Singh Khudian defeated SAD's Parkash Singh Badal from the Lambi Assembly seat in the recently concluded Punjab Assembly elections. AAP's Khudian won with a margin of 11,396 votes.

Khudian won the Lambi constituency by bagging a total votes of 66,313 while Parkash Singh Badal trailed at the second position with a total of 54,917.

Parkash Badal accepts people's mandate in Punjab Assembly electionsNotably, Parkash Singh Badal was the Chief Minister of Punjab from 1970 to 1971, 1977 to 1980, 1997 to 2002, and from 2007 to 2017.

The AAP registered a landslide victory in the Punjab Assembly elections with 92 seats, pushing most of its rivals to the margins. The Congress won 18 seats in the 117-member Assembly.

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Parkash Badal accepts people's mandate in Punjab Assembly elections

-PTC News

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