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Home / Constituency Watch / Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP senior leader BC Khanduri holds Uttarakhand’s Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP senior leader BC Khanduri holds Uttarakhand’s Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency

All five Lok Sabha seats of Uttarakhand will go to polls in a single phase on April 11.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 11, 2019 10:41 IST
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All five Lok Sabha seats of Uttarakhand will go to polls in a single phase on April 11.
All five Lok Sabha seats of Uttarakhand will go to polls in a single phase on April 11.(PTI)

The Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency came into existence in 1957, following a delimitation exercise. It comprises five districts and 14 assembly segments.

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP’s BC Khanduri, a former chief minister of the state, defeated the Congress’s Harak Singh Rawat by close to two lakh votes.

All five Lok Sabha seats of Uttarakhand will go to polls in a single phase on April 11.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

Here are some details about Garwhal Lok Sabha seat:

State: Uttarakhand

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Garhwal

Polling date: April 11

2019 candidates: Manish Khanduri (Congress), Tirath Singh (BJP)

Sitting MP, party: Maj Gen (Retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (AVSM), BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 184,526

Runner up name, party: Harak Singh Rawat, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,257,361

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53%

Number of women voters in 2014: 358,881

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,890

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