Ujjain Election Result 2019: BJP has lost from here only once since 1989
The BJP has won every election from the constituency since 1989 except once in 2009 when the Congress’s Prem Chand Guddu had defeated the BJP candidate Dr Satyanarayan Jatia.Updated: May 23, 2019 08:53 IST
Ujjain is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh.
The BJP has won every election from the constituency since 1989 except once in 2009 when the Congress’s Prem Chand Guddu had defeated the BJP candidate Dr Satyanarayan Jatia.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP’s candidate Prof. Chintamani Malviya defeated his Congress counterpart Premchand Guddu by a margin of 309,663 votes.
In Ujjain - the temple town revered as the land of Shiva and a constituency reserved for the Scheduled Castes - the BJP, shaken by the defeat in the recent assembly elections, had opted to field Anil Firojiya in place of Prof Chintamani Malviya.
The Congress had fielded former state minister Babulal Malviya.
Here’s all you need to know about the Ujjain Lok Sabha constituency:
State: Madhya Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Ujjain
Contesting Candidates: Anil Firojiya (BJP), Babulal Malviya (Congress)
Date of polling: May 19
Sitting MP, Party: Prof Chintamani Malviya, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 309,663
Runner up name, party: Premchand Guddu, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,016,415
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 82
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,824
Number of women voters: 444,880