Udaipur election results 2019: Rajasthan’s Udaipur has not brought back the same party since 1998
Udaipur election results 2019: Arjunlal Meena and Raghuveer Meena are up against each other once again in the Lok Sabha election 2019.Updated: May 23, 2019 15:10 IST
Udaipur, one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies in Rajasthan, has not chosen candidates of the same party since 1998.
Reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates, Udaipur in the former royal city is was represented by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Arjunlal Meena. Arjunlal Meena defeated the then sitting member of Parliament and Congress leader Raghuveer Meena in the Lok Sabha election in 2014.
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Raghuveer Meena had won the Udaipur seat against the BJP’s Kiran Maheshwari in 2009. Before that, Maheshwari had contested successfully against three-time MP Girija Vyas of the Congress in 2004. Vyas is the only leader to hold the seat three times.
Arjunlal Meena and Raghuveer Meena are up against each other once again in the Lok Sabha election 2019.
Elections will be held in two phases in Rajasthan. Voting in 13 constituencies were held in the first phase on April 29. The remaining 12 constituencies will vote on May 5. BJP candidate Arjunlal Meena is in the lead according to the election results 2019.
Here are some facts about the Udaipur Lok Sabha seat:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Udaipur
Polling date: April 29
2019 candidates: Arjunlal Meena (BJP), Raghuveer Singh Meena (Congress)
Sitting MP, party: Arjunlal Meena, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 236,762
Runner up name, party: Raghuveer Meena, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,193,202
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 65.63%
Number of women voters in 2014: 887,933
Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,065
First Published: Apr 04, 2019 17:48 IST