Punjab election results: Pargat Singh wins from Jalandhar Cantt1 min read . Updated: 11 Mar 2017, 03:07 PM IST
Pargat Singh got 59,349 votes while SAD candidate got 30,225 votes and AAP candidate got 25,912 votes
Chandigarh: Congress candidate and former Indian hockey captain Pargat Singh retained his Jalandhar Cantonment seat by defeating Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Sarabjit Singh Makkar by a margin of 29,124 votes.
Pargat, an Olympian, polled 59,349 votes, while Sarabjit Singh got 30,225 votes and Aam Aadmi Party’s Harkrishan Singh Walia got 25,912 votes.
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Notably, Pargat had won the 2012 assembly polls on a SAD ticket. In 2015, Pargat had quit SAD and switched over to the Congress.