Strong anti-incumbency was seen against BJP that got shock defeat in Assembly polls here recently and could win just one seat out of eight while Congress got unexpected success
Author: Shams Ur Rehman Alavi
BJP has always been strong in this constituency but the party is now faction-ridden and has lost ground. Lack of development, anti-incumbency are major factors here.
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