Bhopal: The first two results of Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday went in favour of the BJP with its candidates declared winner in Khargone and Ujjain, both reserved seats.
BJP candidate Gajendra Umrao Singh Patel defeated Dr Govnd Mujalda, his nearest Congress rival, by a margin of 2,02,510 votes from the Khargone (SC) seat, an EC official said. BJPs Anil Firojiya trounced Babulal Malviya of the Congress by a whopping margin of 3,65,637 votes from the Ujjain (SC) seat, he said.
Madhya Pradesh BJP president Rakesh Singh retained his Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat by defeating Congress nominee Vivek Krishna Tankha by a margin of 4,54,744 votes.
The BJP also retained Khandwa, where its sitting MP Nandkumar Singh Chauhan trounced former Union minister Arun Yadav of the Congress by a margin of 2,73,343 votes.
The Dewas (SC) seat also went the BJP way. Its candidate Mahendra Singh Solanki, a former judge, defeated Congress nominee Prahlad Tipaniya, a popular folk singer, by a margin of 3,72,249 votes in the reserved seat....