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Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut wins debut election

05 June, 2024 11:51

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has won her debut elections by a margin of 74,000 votes in the Himachal Pradesh Mandi.

According to the Indian Express, Ranaut defeated veteran Congress candidate Vikramaditya Singh.

She received 537,022 votes in the Lok Sabha polls, overtaking her opponent Singh, who got 462,267.

“I am emotional at the moment,” Ranaut told ANI. “I am grateful that the people of Mandi elected the BJP.”

The 37-year-old actor shared a video on X where she can be seen signing official documents.

“Mandi ki sansad,” Ranaut captioned her post.

“Heartfelt gratitude to all the people of Mandi for this love and trust… This victory belongs to all of you, this is the victory of your trust in Prime Minister Modi and BJP, this is the victory of Sanatan and in the honour of Mandi.”

She was contesting on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Her Congress opponent Singh congratulated Ranaut, and noted that he remained fully dedicated to his vision of the development of the Mandi constituency, as per media reports.

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