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UP election 2017: Muzaffarnagar riot accused Sangeet Som, Suresh Rana win their seats

BJP candidates Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, who are Muzaffarnagar riot accused, won from Sardhana and Thana Bhawan seats respectively.

assembly elections Updated: Mar 12, 2017 00:05 IST
Sangeet Som (c) secured 97,921 votes while his nearest rival SP’s Atul Pradhan got 76,296 votes in Sardhana (Meerut).
Sangeet Som (c) secured 97,921 votes while his nearest rival SP’s Atul Pradhan got 76,296 votes in Sardhana (Meerut).(HT File Photo)

BJP candidates Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, who are Muzaffarnagar riot accused, won from Sardhana and Thana Bhawan seats respectively.

Sangeet Som secured 97,921 votes while his nearest rival SP’s Atul Pradhan got 76,296 votes in Sardhana (Meerut).

In Thana Bhawan (Shamli), Suresh Rana got 90,995 votes while BSP’s Abdul Waris Khan secured 74,178 votes.

At least 62 people were killed and more than 50,000 displaced in communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring districts in 2013.