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Business News/ Elections / Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP marks first poll victory as Mukesh Dalal wins Surat Lok Sabha seat unopposed
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP marks first poll victory as Mukesh Dalal wins Surat Lok Sabha seat unopposed

BJP candidate Mukesh Dalal received MP certificate after winning Surat Lok Sabha seat unopposed. Gujarat CM and BJP state chief congratulate Dalal.

Surat BJP candidate Mukesh Dalal along with supporters show victory signs after filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha election 2024 (ANI)Premium
Surat BJP candidate Mukesh Dalal along with supporters show victory signs after filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha election 2024 (ANI)

Lok Sabha elections 2024: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Surat, Mukesh Dalal, was declared elected unopposed on Monday after Congress candidate Nilesh Kumbhani’s nomination was rejected, while all other candidates withdrew from the fray. Surat District Collector awarded Dalal the Member of Parliament (MP) certificate following the declaration.

Other than Dalal and Kumbhani, eight other contenders were in the fray for the Surat Lok Sabha seat. Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) Pyarelal Bharati was the last candidate to pull out of the contest.

BJP Gujarat chief CR Patil congratulated Dalal and posted on X, “Congratulations and best wishes to Mukesh Dalal, candidate for Surat Lok Sabha seat, for being elected unopposed."

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel also congratulated Dalal saying that his pre-poll victory is a “beginning of historic victory" of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

"This is the beginning of the historic victory of the BJP in the whole of India, including Gujarat in the Lok Sabha polls. This is a clear indication of lotus blossoming with BJP's resounding victory in all 26 seats in Gujarat..." Patel wrote in a post on X.

Also read: Nomination papers of Congress Surat candidate Nilesh Kumbhani rejected

On Sunday, the election officer cancelled the nomination papers of Kumbhani over "fake signatures of people who signed as witnesses."

In the cancelation order, the Collector wrote that the signatures of the people who have signed as witnesses in the nomination form of Kumbhani and his dummy candidate Suresh Padshala are fake.

All 26 seats of Gujarat will go to the polls for Lok Sabha elections 2024 in a single phase on May 7.

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Published: 22 Apr 2024, 03:13 PM IST
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