Saharanpur will see a repeat as far as the candidates of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress in concerned. Raghave Lakhanpal, the sitting BJP MP will be contesting to win the Lok Sabha elections from Saharanpur for the second time.
The Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh will take place across seven phases, with eight constituencies to go for elections in the first phase on April 11, as announced by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on March 10.
The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will begin on April 11, with the last phase taking place on May 19, the results is slated to be announced on May 23.
Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies.
Elections in the Saharanpur constituency will take place in the first phase of the General Elections 2019 on April 11.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Raghav Lakhanpal registered a victory by more than 65 thousand votes. He polled 4,72,999 votes to Congress candidate Imran Masood’ 4,07,909.
Sitting MP, Party: Raghav Lakhanpal
Winning margin in 2014: 65,090
Runner up name, party: Imran Masood
Number of voters polled in 2014: 11,94,308
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 74.24%
Key candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha elections
BJP – Raghav Lakhanpal
INC – Imran Masood
BSP – Hazi Fazalur Rahman
Important dates to remember for Phase I
|Notification to be issued on||March 18|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 25|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 26|
|Last date for withdrawal of nomination||March 28|
|Date of elections for Phase I||April 11|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Along with Lok Sabha Elections, voting will also take place in this phase for the Assembly elections 2019 in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and Odisha.