Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Wrestlers Babita Kumari Phogat and Yogeshwar Dutt Lose in Dadri and Baroda, Hockey Player Sandeep Singh Wins Pehowa Constituency on BJP Ticket
Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat and Yogeshwar Dutt (Photo Credits: Getty Images/ IANS)

Three Indian Sportsmen Babita Kumari Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt and Sandeep Singh contested Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 on BJP tickets but only one of them could win the election. While Wrestler Babita Phogat and Yogeshwar Dutt lost from their respective constituencies Dadri and Baroda on as BJP Candidate, former Hockey player Sandeep Singh won on BJP ticket from Pehowa constituency. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 Results were out on Thursday along with Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019. Haryana Assembly Elections Results 2019: Congress Offers CM Post to Dushyant Chautala as JJP Emerges as Kingmaker in Trends. 

Babita Phogat contested the elections on a BJP ticket from Dadri Assembly constituency of Haryana. Dadri Constituency is one of the six constituencies in Bhiwani district of Haryana. The two-time Common-Wealth gold-medallist lost to independent candidate Somvir. Yogeshwar Dutt, who contested from Baroda constituency of Haryana, lost to Congress candidate Srikrishan Hooda. Dutt suffered loss by over four thousand votes. hence, both the wrestlers who fought on BJP tickets lost in the elections. Live Streaming of Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 Results on LatestLY: Latest Numbers With Party Names And Winning MLAs in Vidhan Sabha Polls. 

However, Hockey player and former India captain Sandeep Singh won the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 while contesting from Pehowa Constituency. The constituency is part of Kurukshetra district of Haryana. Sandeep Singh, also popular knowk as 'Flicker Singh' won by over 5 thousand votes.

Meanwhile, Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 took place on October 21, 2019. The Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 were also conducted on the same day. Haryana has a total of 90 Assembly constituencies while Maharashtra consists of 288 Assembly constituency. BJP along with NDA alliance is the ruling party in both the States currently.