Jaipur Elecation Results 2019: First woman candidate in 48 years from Rajasthan’s constituency
Jaipur Elecation Results 2019: Rajasthan goes to polls in two phases on April 29 and May 6. The votes will be counted on May 23.Updated: May 23, 2019 15:00 IST
It is after 48 years that any party has fielded a woman candidate from Jaipur Lok Sabha constituency. The last time a woman contested from here was in 1971, when Gayatri Devi won from the third time from Jaipur.
In 2014, Ramcharan Bohara of the BJP defeated Mahesh Joshi of the Congress by nearly 5.40 lakh votes, which was the largest ever in Rajasthan. The Congress has this time fielded former mayor Jyoti Khandelwal from here.
Rajasthan goes to polls in two phases on April 29 and May 6. BJP candidate Ram Charan Bohra is presently in the lead based on the election results 2019.
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Here are some details about the Jaipur Lok Sabha seat:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jaipur
Polling date: May 6
2019 candidates: Jyoti Khandelwal (Congress), Ramcharan Bohara (BJP)
Sitting MP, party: Ramcharan Bohara, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 539,345
Runner up name, party: Mahesh Joshi, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,298,951
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 66%
Number of women voters in 2014: 579,932
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1, 909
First Published: Apr 12, 2019 18:23 IST