Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Incumbent BJP will face BSP-SP alliance in UP’s Jalaun
The Bharatiya Janata Party holds the Jalaun Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, which is reserved for members of Scheduled Castes.
The ruling party at the Centre has won the Jalaun Lok Sabha seat five times in the past and the Congress four times. The last time the grand old party won from Jalaun was in 1984. The Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party both have won the seat once each.
Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of members to Parliament at 80, will go to polls in all the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election 2019. Votes will be counted on May 23.
Here are a few details about the Jalaun Lok Sabha seat:
State: Uttar Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jalaun
Polling date: April 29
2019 candidates: Pankaj Singh (BSP), Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma (BJP), Brij Lal Khabri (BSP)
Sitting MP, party: Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 287,202
Runner up name, party: Brij Lal Khabri, BSP
Number of voters in 2014: 1,109,166
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 58.27%
Number of women voters in 2014: 857,648
Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,193