Sheila, Badal fight begins: 42% vote in gurdwara polls
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He said the previous elections had recorded polling of 42.5 per cent.
Primarily a direct fight between Congress-backed SAD (Delhi), led by Paramjit Singh Sarna, and the Badal-backed SAD (Badal), DSGMC elections might prove to be a test for the Sheila Dikshit government preparing for the Assembly elections later this year.
The DSGMC has remained out of reach for Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, who hopes to wrench control of the second most powerful Sikh body in the country after 12 years. Badal, along with his son Sukhbir and most of the Punjab Cabinet, has been in Delhi for the past two weeks in an attempt to win the elections.
42.28% Polling percentage
4.12 lakh voters exercise franchise
549 polling stations in 40 wards
n Highest polling in Sahibpura
n Lowest polling in Paharganj
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