Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: BJP hold UP’s Aligarh
The Bharatiya Janata Party has won elections from the Aligarh parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh the most number of time and currently holds the seat.
Sheela Gautam of the BJP has represented Aligarh in Lok Sabha four times and the sitting member of Parliament Satish Kumar Gautam has been fielded by the party once again.
Satish Kumar Gautam is up against Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party-Rashtriya Lok Dal alliance candidate Ajit Baliyan and Congress’ Bijendra Singh, who defeated the then four-time BJP MP Sheila Gautam in 2004.
Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in all the seven phases starting April 11. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.
Here are some details about the Aligarh Lok Sabha seat:
State: Uttar Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Aligarh
2019 candidates; Satish Kumar Gautam (BJP), Ajit Baliyan (BSP), ’ Bijendra Singh (Congress)
Polling date: April 18
Sitting MP, party: Satish Kumar Gautam, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 286,736
Runner up name, party: Arvind Kumar Singh
Number of voters in 2014: 1,064,357
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 59.36%
Number of women voters in 2014: 827,131
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,770