Dushyant, the son of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, defeated his nearest Congress rival Pramod Bhaya. (Agencies)
A total 11,27,343 people voted in the Jhalawar–Baran constituency where three of the six contestants lost their security deposits. Nearly 19,064 voters chose the None of the Above (NOTA) option here.
Meanwhile, Dushyant’s huge victory has raised expectations of his supporters, who are demanding a ministerial portfolio for him in Narendra Modi-led government.
"Dushyant Singh should at least get a state ministerial rank in Modi's Cabinet," said a party worker here, while mentioning that Dushyant left for New Delhi last evening.
Also, BJP candidate from Kota–Bundi parliamentary seat Om
Birla, a three-time party MLA from Kota South, made his debut in Parliament. He defeated sitting Congress MP Ijyaraj Singh.
Birla won with a margin of 20,0782 votes. He got 6,44,822 votes, while Ijyraj Singh polled 4,44,040 votes.
AAP candidate from the seat Ashok Kumar Jain faced a humiliating defeat and could not even save his security deposit. He got only 16,981 votes.
Out of the 12 candidates in the Kota–Bundi seat, 10 lost their security deposits.
A total of 11,42,689 people voted here. Of them, 12,760 opted for NOTA.
Dushyant, the son of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, defeated his nearest Congress rival Pramod Bhaya.