Yuvraj Singh's father loses maiden election

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Haryana
Panchkula, Oct 22: Cricketer-turned-politician Yograj Singh, who was fielded by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), lost his maiden election from the Panchakula assembly seat in Haryana.

Yograj Singh, who is not only a former Indian cricketer but also the father of the present cricketing ace, Yuvraj Singh, was defeated by Congress candidate Devender Kumar Bansal by over 12,250 votes.

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Even though Yograj was trailing in the fourth place, he quickly caught up with the other candidates to clinch the runner-up position.

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