Navjot Sidhu wins Amritsar (East) seat by over 40,000 votes

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Chandigarh, Mar 11: Congress candidate Navjot Singh Sidhu has won the Amritsar East seat, defeating nearest rival BJP candidate Rajesh Kumar Honey by 42,809 votes.

Navjot Sidhu wins Amritsar (East) seat

The cricketer-turned-politician, who joined Congress this year, polled 60,477 votes while Honey got just 17,668 votes. AAP candidate Sarabjot Singh managed to get just 14,715 votes.

Amritsar East was earlier held by Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who won in 2012 assembly polls on a BJP ticket.

PTI

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