The BJP workers in Srinagar Saturday celebrated their party’s win in Lok Sabha election by playing out drums and chanting slogans in favor of their party winning three seats in Jammu and Kashmir and crossing 272 mark in Indian mainland since 1982.
A handful of party workers made their presence felt in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk, who later dispersed off peacefully.
Out of six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP took three seats home: Jammu, Udhampur and Ladakh.
BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh Rana defeated seasoned Congressman Ghulam Nabi Azad by a margin of 60,976 votes in the Udhampur Lok Sabha seat. While from Jammu seat, BJP’s Jugal Kishore Sharma defeated two-time Congress MP Madan Lal Sharma by a margin of 2.55 lakh votes in Jammu Lok Sabha seat. BJP’s Thupstan Chewang who polled 31111 votes won with a vote margin of 36.