Jaipur, Jan 31 (PTI) The Congress candidate for the Ramgarh assembly election in Rajasthan is leading with a margin of over 5,000 votes, officials said Thursday. Also Read - Vaccination Drive Suspended in Maharashtra Till Monday Due to CoWin App Glitches

In five out of the total 20 rounds of counting for the polls, Congress’s Zubair secured 24,107 votes while BJP’s Sukhwant Singh has got 18,616 votes, they said. Also Read - Day 1 of Largest Vaccination Drive Ends as Over 1.9 Frontline Workers Get First Jabs | 10 Points

BSP’s Jagat singh is trailing at third position. Also Read - Live Cricket Streaming India vs Australia 4th Test: When And Where to Watch IND vs AUS Stream Live Cricket Match Online And on TV

There will be a total of 20 rounds. Ballot papers will be counted first followed by counting of votes polled on electronic voting machines, the officials said.

As many as 20 candidates contested the Ramgarh election on January 28. The election to the assembly seat could not be held along with other constituencies due to the death of the BSP candidate ahead of December 7 Rajasthan elections.

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