Uttar Pradesh: BJP candidate Smriti Irani defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi to win Amethi seat in Lok Sabha elections. Rahul Gandhi congratulated Smriti Irani on her victory.
Earlier, a neck to neck battle was on between the candidates and all eyes were at Amethi.
Amethi in Uttar Pradesh has been Rahul Gandhi’s constituency since 2004. In the elections in 2014, Smriti Irani lost to Rahul in Amethi.
At the same time, Rahul Gandhi has confirmed his victory in his second seat Wayanad with a lead of over four lakh votes.