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Sidhu heads for clear victory

The opposition SAD-BJP alliance was on Tuesday heading towards a clear victory in early trends, which showed that they were leading in 41 of the 73 trends available in the counting of votes for 116 of the 117 seats of the assembly elections.

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The opposition SAD-BJP alliance was on Tuesday heading towards a clear victory in early trends, which showed that they were leading in 41 of the 73 trends available in the counting of votes for 116 of the 117 seats of the assembly elections.

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu (BJP) was leading by over 14,000 votes over his Congress rival Surinder Singla in Amritsar Lok Sabha bypolls.

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was leading in Patiala Town by around 3,000 votes while his arch rival and SAD President Parkash Singh Badal was leading by over 6,000 votes over his nearest rival Mahesh Inder Singh Badal from Lambi assembly constituency.

Local Bodies minister Jagjit Singh and Animal Husbandry minister Jagmohan Singh Kang were trailing behind SAD nominees from Kartarpur and Morinda respectively.

Deputy Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal was leading by 1,199 votes from Lehra assembly constituency.

Former SGPC President Jagir Kaur is trailing by about 4,000 votes behind Sukhpal Singh of the Congress in Bholath assembly constituency.

SAD Mann President Simranjit Singh Mann was trailing at third place from Dhanoula assembly constituency where Congress nominee Kuldeep Bhattal was leading.