Despite the BJP's record victory, a Gujarat minister and six other BJP lawmakers lose their seats.

Seven of the BJP's seven sitting MLAs have lost the polls . Dilip Thakor, a former cabinet minister, lost to the Congress by a slim margin of 1,300 votes .

Ahmedabad: Despite the ruling BJP's massive win in Gujarat Assembly elections, seven of its sitting MLAs, including a state minister, have lost the polls.Former cabinet minister and sitting MLA from Chanaskantha district, Dilip Thakor, lost to the Congress by a slim margin of some 1,300 votes.Raman Patel, a Vijapur MP, and Mahesh Raval, a sitting Khambhat MLA, also lost to their Congress opponents in a surprise defeat.Madhu Shrivastav, a six-time MLA from Gariadhar seat in Bhavnagar district, lost to Sudhir Vaghani, a BJP rebel, who came in third.

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