Ramgarh bypoll result: Shafia Zubair of Congress wins by over 12,000 votes

congress candidate Shafia Zubair has won the Ramgarh bypoll in Rajasthan by over 12,000 votes, defeating Suwant Singh of the BJP.

Shafia Zubair won 83,311 votes, and Suwant Singh won 71,083.

Rajasthan was governed by the BJP until December, when the Congress formed a government.

As many as 20 candidates contested the Ramgarh bypoll, which was held on January 28.

The election to the assembly seat could not be held along with other constituencies due to the death of the BSP candidate ahead of December 7 Rajasthan state election.

Meanwhile, Congress candidate Randeep Singh Surjewala was trailing Krishan Lal Middha of the BJP in the Jind bypoll in Haryana, for which counting of votes was under way.

Twenty-one candidates, including two women, had contested the bypoll, which were held on January 28.