Rajnath wins from Lucknow
Singh defeated SP candidate Sinha by a margin of 3,47,302 votes
Lucknow: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has retained the Lucknow seat by defeating his nearest rival Poonam Sinha by over 3.4 lakh votes.
Singh defeated SP candidate Sinha by a margin of 3,47,302 votes, official sources said here.
Rajnath had defeated Congress candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi by a margin of 27,2749 votes in 2014.
While Rajnath got 6,33,026 votes, Sinha got 2,85,724 votes.
Congress candidate Pramod Krishnam got 1,80,011 votes only.