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.Updated: Apr 11, 2019 10:49 IST
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.
Here are some details about Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar Lok Sabha seat:
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