Dehradun, May 23: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Ramesh Pokhriyal has won from the Hardwar Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttarakhand. Pokhriyal defeated Congress candidate Ambrish Kumar and bagged the Hardwar seat with a huge margin. The counting of votes for the Hardwar Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttarakhand began at 8 AM on Thursday, May 23 along with four other seats in the hill state. Polling in the Hardwar parliamentary seat, also known as Haridwar, was held in the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 11. According to Election Commission of India (ECI), a total voter turnout of 68.92 per cent was recorded. Stay with us for Live updates on the results for the Hardwar Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand.
The constituency number of this Constituency is 5 and is not reserved for any category. It comprises of two districts namely Haridwar and Dehradun. Between the period of 1977-2009, this constituency was reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates but is now for General category. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.
At present, Haridwar Lok Sabha constituency comprises of fourteen Vidhan Sabha segments including Haridwar, Roorkee, Dharampur, Dehradun among others. For the 2019 polls, Antriksh Saini of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Independent candidate Shishupal Singh, Tribirendra Singh Rawat of Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (Democratic) and Tribirendra Singh Rawat of the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (Democratic) are the official candidates from this constituency.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Haridwar Constituency:
|Issue of Notification||March 18|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 25|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 26|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 28|
|Date Of Poll||April 11|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: All You Need to Know About Phase I of Lok Sabha Polls 2019
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote in Phase I On April 11:
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituency|
|Andhra Pradesh (All 25)||Araku, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Anakapalli, Kakinada, Amalapuram, Rajahmundry, Narasapuram, Eluru, Machilipatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, Narasaraopet, Bapatla, Ongole, Nandyal, Kurnool, Anantapur, Hindupur, Kadapa, Nellore, Tirupati, Rajampet, Chittoor|
|Arunachal Pradesh (All 2)||Arunachal West, Arunachal East|
|Assam (5)||Tezpur, Kalibor, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur|
|Bihar (4)||Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada, Jamui|
|Jammu and Kashmir (2)||Baramulla, Jammu|
|Maharashtra (7)||Wardha, Ramtek, Nagpur, Bhandara - Gondiya, Gadchiroli-Chimur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim|
|Manipur (1)||Outer Manipur|
|Meghalaya (2)||Shillong, Tura|
|Odisha (4)||Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur, Koraput|
|Telangana (17)||Adilabad, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Zahirabad, Medak, Malkajgiri, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Chevella, Mahbubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Bhongir, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Khammam|
|Tripura (1)||Tripura West|
|Uttar Pradesh (8)||Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaﬀarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar|
|Uttarakhand (5)||Tehri Garhwal, Garhwal, Almora, Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar, Haridwar|
|West Bengal (2)||Coochbehar, Alipurduars|
|Andaman And Nicobar (1)||Andaman And Nicobar|
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, a former chief minister of Uttarakhand from Haridwar seat while the Congress has fielded Ambrish Kumar to contest from the Haridwar seat. As the BJP has re-nominated sitting Member of Parliament or MP and former chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank from Haridwar, it becomes a tough competition for the Congress party. Uttarakhand Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule of Voting and Results for General Elections.
In the 2014 General Elections, Nishank had defeated his nearest rival the Congress’ Renuka Rawat by about 200,000 votes. The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are scheduled to take place in India between April 11 and May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.