Modi retains Maninagar

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 05:59 hrs

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday elected to the Gujarat assembly from Maninagar constituency in Ahmedabad's outskirts.

Modi defeated Congress' Shweta Bhatt, wife of suspended police officer Sanjeev Bhatt, officials said. The victory triggered celebrations by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters.

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