We accept people’s mandate, tweets Arvind Kejriwal after AAP’s Punjab setback
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After an unimpressive performance in Punjab and Goa, AAP’s national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the party accepts people’s verdict and will continue with its “struggle”.
“We accept people’s mandate. All volunteers worked hard. Our struggle will continue,” Kejriwal tweeted.
The party had put all its might and resources in Punjab and Goa. Kejriwal had himself addressed over 95 rallies in Punjab over the past few month.
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SAD candidate Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal won from Batala seat as he defeated sitting MLA and Congress candidate Ashwani Sekhri by just 485 votes.
AAP candidate and party’s Punjab incharge Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi was at the third spot with 34,302 votes.
Lodhinangal polled 42,517 votes while Sekhri got 42,032 votes.