Jalandhar, May 31, 2018: Congress wrested Shahkot assembly seat from its arch rival Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) after 20 years.
It candidate Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia was declared elected as he won the bypoll by an unprecedented margin of 38,802 votes.
He polled total 82, 748 votes whereas his nearest rival Akali Dal candidate Naib Singh Kohar got 43,946 votes
Laddi had lost 2017 assembly election from this seat to Akali candidate late Ajit Singh Kohar by about 4000 votes.
*INC* - 82747. (38802 votes Lead)
*SAD* - 43945
*AAP* - 1900
*NOTA* - 1268
*SAD(A)* - 937