For BJP, it is a safe seat. As far as Congress is concerned, it has failed to come up with a plan and has just been changing candidates every election. MAK Pataudi, Suresh Pachouri and Arif Baig contested on Congress ticket and lost here in the past.
Author: Shams Ur Rehman Alavi
Party had 93% success rate in the last Lok Sabha election 2014 in state & can’t afford to lose more seats here even as Congress hopes to increase its tally
From 2.4 lakh in 2014, BJP’s victory margin came down to 60,000 in the LS bypoll in 2016 and in Assembly elections, Congress’ vote share exceeded the BJP.
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