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Home / Constituency Watch / Lok Sabha election 2019: Former CM of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat in fray from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar

Lok Sabha election 2019: Former CM of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat in fray from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar

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

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 11, 2019 10:49 IST
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Ranchi, Jharkhand, INDIA – April 17: (FILE PHOTO) Rural first time voters happily showing their voting mark after casting their votes for 2nd phase election of Lok Sabha poll for Ranchi constituency at a polling booth at Rampur in Ranchi on Thursday April 17, 2014. PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE
Ranchi, Jharkhand, INDIA – April 17: (FILE PHOTO) Rural first time voters happily showing their voting mark after casting their votes for 2nd phase election of Lok Sabha poll for Ranchi constituency at a polling booth at Rampur in Ranchi on Thursday April 17, 2014. PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE(Parwaz Khan-Hindustan Times)

Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar Lok Sabha constituenc, one of the five parliamentary seats in Uttarakhand, comprises two districts -- Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital. This constituency came into existence in 2009, following the delimitation of constituencies.

This time the Congress has fielded former chief minister Harish Rawat from this seat, who will be pitted against the BJP’s Ajay Bhatt.

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 Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar Lok Sabha seat:

State: Uttarakhand

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar

Polling date: April 11

2019 candidates: Ajay Bhatt (BJP), Harish Rawat (Congress) and Navneet Agarwal (BSP).

Sitting MP, party: Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 284,717

Runner up name, party: K.C.Singh Baba, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,101,934

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 68%

Number of women voters in 2014: 510,735

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,957

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