Assam by poll: Ranoj Pegu retains Dhemaji seat for BJP

Assam by poll: Ranoj Pegu retains Dhemaji seat for BJP

GUWAHATI :BJP candidate Ranoj Pegu today won the Dhemaji Assembly by-election in Assam defeating his nearest Congress rival Babul Sonowal by 9,285 votes. The BJP candidate Ranoj Pegu polled 75,217 votes, his Congress rival Babul Sonowal garnered 65,932 votes, CPI(M) candidate Jadu Hazarika polled 4944 votes, SUCI gets 1218 and VPI candidate polled 1347 votes. The bypoll was necessitated following the election of BJP MLA Pradan Baruah as MP from Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat.

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