February 2002 News

Talib Hussain declared elected from Jammu

27 February 2002
The Hindustan Times

Jammu: National Conference candidate Choudhary Talib Hussain was declared elected from Jammu Parliamentary constituency on Wednesday evening. Hussain defeated his nearest rival Nirmal Singh of BJP by a margin of 55,489 votes, according to Returning Officer Rohit Kansal. Hussain was polled 2,53,891 votes while Singh got 1,98,402. The bye-poll to Jammu Lok Sabha constituency on February 21 was necessitated following the death of MP Vishnu Dutt.


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