Faridabad is one of the ten constituencies in Haryana to go for polls in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Sunday, May 12. It is situated in the southern part of Haryana.
In the 2019 General elections, Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded sitting MP Krishan Pal Gurjar. Congress leader Avtar Singh Bhadana will contest from the constituency. While Mahender Chauhan is Virender Rana (INLD) candidate. Aam Aadmi Party’s Naveen Jaihind is the AAP-JJP alliance candidate.
Faridabad Lok Sabha constituency comprises of following Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments: Hathin, Hodal, Palwal, Prithla, Faridabad NIT, Badkhal, Ballabgarh, Faridabad, Tigaon.
Sitting MP, party: Krishan Pal Gurjar, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 466,873
Runner up name, party: Avtar Singh Bhadana, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,130,726
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 64.97%
Number of women voters in 2014: 770,945
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,645
Key Lok Sabha candidates for 2019
- Krishan Pal Gurjar (BJP)
- Avtar Singh Bhadana (Congress)
- Mahender Chauhan (INLD)
- Naveen Jaihind (AAP)
Important dates to remember for Phase VI
|Issue of Notification||April 16|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 23|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 24|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 26|
|Date Of Poll||May 12|
|Date of Result||May 23|
In Phase VI for the voting for the 17th Lok Sabha, elections will take place in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies across 7 states. Voting for this phase will take place on May 12.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party won a remarkable total of 7 seats, while the Congress party was reduced from 9 seats to 1, the INLD registered 2 seats to their name.
The turnout in the last general election in 2014 was more than 66%, up from 45% in 1951 when the first election was held.
In a first, candidates with criminal antecedents will have to publish information in this regard in newspapers and through TV channels on three occasions during the campaign period. The Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and postal ballot papers would for the first time carry the photograph of all the candidates to help voters identify the political leaders in the fray.