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Gandhinagar Election Results: Amit Shah creates history, wins by over 5 lakh votes

Big names contesting: Amit Shah (BJP), Dr CJ Chawda (Congress)

Updated: May 23, 2019, 09.23 PM IST
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.

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