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Rajnath’s son Pankaj wins Noida seat

Rajnath’s son Pankaj wins Noida seat

Noida: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s son Pankaj Singh won the Noida assembly seat for the BJP, defeating his nearest rival Samajwadi Party candidate Sunil Choudhary by a margin of 1,04,016 votes.

Pankaj polled 1,62,417 votes while the SP nominee got 58,401 votes. The BSP candidate Ravi Kant was a distant third getting 27,365 votes.

Several other candidates in the fray, including Brijesh of Rashtriya Lok Dal, could not even cross the 1,000 vote mark.

A total of 1,787 voters chose None of the Above (NOTA) option.

—PTI