Breaking: Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal defeats Amarinder Singh in Lambi by a margin of over 22,000 votes.
Badal, 89, won comfortably by a margin of 22,770 votes over the Congress party’s Amarinder Singh, who is set to be the new Chief Minister.
However, Amarinder was the clear winner from his traditional assembly constituency of Patiala-Urban.
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He won the Patiala seat by 52,407 votes, defeating his Aam Aadmi Party rival, Balbir Singh.
Gen J.J. Singh, a former Army chief and ex-Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, who was the Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from Patiala-Urban seat, forfeited his security deposit in the election.
The ex-General polled only 11,677 votes compared to Amarinder’s 72,586 votes.
Captain Amarinder Singh has won from Patiala urban seat by a margin of over 51000 votes but from Lambi Prakash Singh Badal defeated Capt. Amarinder Singh.