The Hush Post: Congress lead in Shahkot assembly bypoll has increased to 16,000 and is headed for a sure victory.
It looked like a foregone conclusion that the Congress party was headed for victory in the bypolls after the fifth round of counting completed.
Congress candidate, Hardev Singh Laddi secured a lead of more than 3,400 votes in the seventh round thus gaining a five figure unsurpassable lead.
AAP candidate in Shahkot bypoll, Rattan Singh is trailing far behind his rivals Hardev Singh Laddi of the Congress and his nearest rival Naib Singh Kohar of the SAD. He had just got 308 votes till the last report of the counting came.
The seat fell vacant after the death of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar.