“My seat in parliament was entrusted to me by the constituents of the 9th district. This is a privilege I would never take for granted,” said Bartolo.
The Administrative Committee and the Executive Committee of the Nationalist Party (PN) are to meet tomorrow.
The election comes as India's economic growth is at its slowest in six years, and amid strong opposition to the law which makes it easier for non-Muslim persecuted minorities from three neighbouring countries to become Indian citizens.
A number of voters received phone calls about their preferred candidate