Lok Sabha elections 2019: Will BJP repeat 2014 show in Rajasthan’s Nagaur constituency
The 2009 winner and Congress candidate Jyoti Mirdha was defeated in 2014 by the BJP’ s C R Choudhary.Updated: Apr 30, 2019, 15:58 IST
The Nagaur Lok Sabha constituency in Rajasthan comprises eight assembly segments – Ladnun, Deedwana, Jayal, Nagaur, Khinvsar, Makrana, Parbatsar, Nawan
The 2009 winner and Congress candidate Jyoti Mirdha was defeated in 2014 by the BJP’ s C R Choudhary. The BJP had won all 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan in the 2014 elections. However, the Congress won bypolls in two constituencies in 2018, reducing the BJP’s strength to 23.
Rajasthan’s 25 seats go to polls in two phases on April 29 and May 6. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Here are some details about the Nagaur Lok Sabha seat:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nagaur
Polling date: May 6
2019 candidates: Hanuman Baniwal (BJP) Jyoti Mirdha (Congress)
Sitting MP, party: C R Choudhary, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 75,218
Runner up name, party: Dr Jyoti Mirdha, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,005,523
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 70%
Number of women voters in 2014: 471,688
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1, 783