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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: BJP has won from UP’s Hathras six times

Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in all the seven phases starting April 11. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 15, 2019 10:20 IST

Hindustan Times
In 2014, Ranjan Kumar Diwakar got the seat back for the Bharatiya Janata Party.
In 2014, Ranjan Kumar Diwakar got the seat back for the Bharatiya Janata Party.(Hindustan Times)
         

The BJP has kept the Hathras parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh under its hold for six terms and is looking to win it the seventh time.

Kishan Lal Diler represented the Hathras seat four times from 1996 till 2009, when Sarika Baghel of the Rashtriya Lok Dal emerged as the giant killer and snatched the seat from him. In 2014, Ranjan Kumar Diwakar got the seat back for the Bharatiya Janata Party.

The BJP nominated Rajveer Singh Balmiki (Diler) to fight the Lok Sabha election 2019 from the Hathras seat, which is reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes. Rajveer Singh Balmiki (Diler) will be up against Congress’ Trilokiram Diwakar and Samajwadi Party’s Ramji Lal Suman.

Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in all the seven phases starting April 11. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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Here are some details about the Hathras Lok Sabha seat:

State: Uttar Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Hathras

2019 candidates: Rajveer Singh Balmiki (Diler) (BJP), Trilokiram Diwakar (Congress) and Ramji Lal Suman (Samajwadi Party).

Polling date: April 18

Sitting MP, party: Ranjan Kumar Diwakar

Winning margin in 2014: 326,386

Runner up name, party: Manoj Kumar Soni, BSP

Number of voters in 2014: 1,049,273

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 59.65%

Number of women voters in 2014: 789,019

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,906

First Published: Apr 10, 2019 17:29 IST

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