Jaipur, Jan 31 (PTI) With the victory of Congress’s Shafia Zubair in the Ramgarh poll on Thursday, the number of women legislators in the Rajasthan Assembly has increased to 24. Also Read - Live Cricket Score Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 4 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Rain Stops Play Ahead of Tea; AUS Lead Goes Past 250

In the 200-member House, the Congress has 12 women legislators, the BJP 10, the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party one and one is independent. Also Read - Brisbane Weather Forecast For 4th Test Day 4: Rain Play Spoilsport During India-Australia at Gabba, Start Time

Women legislators of the BJP include former chief minister Vasundhara Raje and former minister Anita Bhadel. Also Read - BRD vs GUJ Dream11 Team Prediction And Hints Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021: Probable XIs And Toss Timing For Today's Baroda vs Gujarat Match

With the victory of Shafia Zubair, there are eight Muslim MLAs and all of them are from the Congress party.

The Congress had fielded 27 female candidates in the assembly elections in December.

Zubair secured 44.77 per cent votes against BJP candidate Sukhwant Singh’s 38.20 per cent, according to officials of the state election department.

Election to Ramgarh seat, which was won by the BJP in 2013-assembly elections, could not be held along with other constituencies due to the death of the BSP candidate ahead of December 7 assembly elections. PTI SDA

Sandeep Singh

We bring the World to you”

Disclaimer : This e-mail message may contain proprietary, confidential or legally privileged information for the sole use of the person or entity to whom this message was originally addressed. Please delete this e-mail, if it is not meant for you.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.