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Punjab Elections: Pargat wins from Jalandhar Cantt

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 March 2017, 14:52 IST

Congress candidate and former Indian hockey captain Pargat Singh retained his Jalandhar Cantt seat by defeating Akali candidate Sarabjit Singh Makkar by 29,124 votes.

Pargat, an Olympian, polled 59,349 votes while SAD candidate got 30,225 votes.

AAP candidate Harkrishan Singh Walia got 25,912 votes.

Notably, Pargat had won 2012 assembly polls on SAD ticket. Last year, Pargat switched over to Congress after he raised a banner of revolt against the Akali Dal.

-PTI

First published: 11 March 2017, 14:52 IST
 
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