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Uttar Pradesh’s Royal Candidates Bite The Dust

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Lucknow: It is a royal victory for the BJP but royals in Uttar Pradesh have lost big, too. For the first time, almost all candidates in the opposition who belong to royal families have lost elections. In Pratapgarh, two royal candidates have lost elections. Rajkumari Ratna Singh, of Kalakankar estate and daughter of former Minister Dinesh Singh, was the Congress candidate. She is a two term MP having won in 1999 and 2009. However, this time she settled at the third position with merely 77,069 votes. (IANS)

 

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