Kolebira election result 2018: Congress’ Viksal Kongadi wins by 9,658 votes

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Updated:Dec 23, 2018 3:56:57 pm

Kolebira election result: The Congress party on Sunday won the Kolebira assembly bypoll in Jharkhand by a margin of over 9,000 votes. According to news agency ANI, Congress' Viksal Kongadi defeated his BJP rival Basant Soreng by a margin of 9,658 votes.

Kolebira election result: The JMM is supporting Menon Ekka who is the wife of former minister Enos Ekka. (Representational photo)

Kolebira bypoll result Live Updates: The Congress party on Sunday won the Kolebira assembly bypoll in Jharkhand by a margin of over 9,000 votes. According to news agency ANI, Congress’ Viksal Kongadi defeated his BJP rival Basant Soreng by a margin of 9,658 votes.

In Kolebira assembly, there are 2,79,332 voters. Th Election Commission had set up 270 polling booths of which 70 were declared sensitive. The seat fell vacant after Enos Ekka was convicted in the murder case of a teacher and awarded life sentence. The constituency had recorded a total turn out of 62.89%.

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    15:49 (IST)23 Dec 2018
    Kolebira assembly by-poll result: Congress' Viksal Kongadi wins

    Congress candidate Viksal Kongadi has won the election by a margin of 9,658 votes. He defeated BJP's Basant Soreng.

    13:53 (IST)23 Dec 2018
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    The seat fell vacant after Enos Ekka was convicted in the murder case of a teacher and awarded life sentence.