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Elections 2014 results: TMC's Bhaichung Bhutia trails in Darjeeling

Friday, 16 May 2014 - 12:38pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: IANS

Trinamool Congress candidate and former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia trailed BJP's SS Ahluwalia in West Bengal's Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat Friday, officials said. Bhutia is trailing by 18,000 votes.

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which is demanding a separate statehood for Darjeeling Hills, supports the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate. Ahluwalia has promised a separate Gorkhaland state.

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