Dhami set for comfortable win in Champawat bypoll

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was leading by 54,121 votes over his nearest rival from Congress Nirmala Gahtori in Champawat bypoll, according to latest trends available on Friday.

At the end of the 13th round of counting, Dhami had polled 57,268 votes and Gahtori 3,147.

Dhami’s comfortable margin shows he is headed for a big win.

By-election to the assembly seat was held on May 31 with over 64 %  of the electorate casting their votes.