Almora Lok Sabha Constituency Election Results 2019 in Uttarakhand: Ajay Tamta of BJP Wins The Parliamentary Seat
Almora Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Results for the Almora Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttarakhand along with four other constituencies of the hill state has been declared by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Ajay Tamta of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the seat. Tamta was fielded against Congress candidate Pradeep Tamta.  The counting of votes for the Almora Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttarakhand began at 8 AM on Thursday and results will be out in the evening today. Polling in the Almora parliamentary seat took place in the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 11. According to Election Commission of India (ECI), a total voter turnout of 51.67 per cent was recorded. Stay with us for Live updates on the results for the Almora Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand.

This constituency is one of the five Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency in Uttarakhand and is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. The constituency number of the Almora Lok Sabha Constituency is 3. According to 2014 estimates, the total number of voters in the Almora constituency are about 12,30,402 out of which 6,06,387 are females while  6,23,998 are male voters. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.

The Almora constituency is spread over four districts—Almora, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Champawat. Independent candidate Sajjan Lal Tamta, Sunder Dhauni of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Ajay Tamta of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Pradeep Tamta of the Congress party, Vimla of the Uttarakhand Parivartan Party, Dropadi of the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (Democratic) party, KL Arya of Uttarakhand Kranti Dal and Independent candidate Chandra Mohan Beri are the official candidates for this constituency.

From the Almora seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded its sitting parliamentarian Ajay Tamta in the hill state of Uttarakhand to fight the Lok Sabha election this year once again. Meanwhile, the Congress has fielded  Pradeep Tamta from Almora (SC) seat.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Almora Constituency:

Issue of Notification March 18
Last date for filing nomination March 25
Scrutiny of nomination March 26
Last date for withdrawal of candidature March 28
Date Of Poll April 11
Date of Result May 23

Watch: All You Need to Know About Phase I of Lok Sabha Polls 2019

List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote in Phase I On April 11:

State (No. of seats voting in this phase) Constituency
Andhra Pradesh (All 25) Araku, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Anakapalli, Kakinada, Amalapuram, Rajahmundry, Narasapuram, Eluru, Machilipatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, Narasaraopet, Bapatla, Ongole, Nandyal, Kurnool, Anantapur, Hindupur, Kadapa, Nellore, Tirupati, Rajampet, Chittoor
Arunachal Pradesh (All 2) Arunachal West, Arunachal East
Assam (5) Tezpur, Kalibor, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur
Bihar (4) Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada, Jamui
Chhattisgarh (1) Bastar
Jammu and Kashmir (2) Baramulla, Jammu
Maharashtra (7) Wardha, Ramtek, Nagpur, Bhandara - Gondiya, Gadchiroli-Chimur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim
Manipur (1) Outer Manipur
Meghalaya (2) Shillong, Tura
Mizoram (1) Mizoram
Nagaland (1) Nagaland
Odisha (4) Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur, Koraput
Sikkim (1) Sikkim
Telangana (17) Adilabad, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Zahirabad, Medak, Malkajgiri, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Chevella, Mahbubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Bhongir, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Khammam
Tripura (1) Tripura West
Uttar Pradesh (8) Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar
Uttarakhand (5) Tehri Garhwal, Garhwal, Almora, Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar, Haridwar
West Bengal (2) Coochbehar, Alipurduars
Andaman And Nicobar (1) Andaman And Nicobar
Lakshadweep (1) Lakshadweep

For BJP, choosing 46-year-old Tamta will prove to be a good decision as he has been the two-term legislator and had also been the a member of the consultative committee of the ministry of water resources and river development and Ganga rejuvenation.

In 2014, BJP's Ajay Tamta had won the Almora seat with 348186 votes. Tamta had defeated Congress candidate Pradeep Tamta.

All the five constituencies of Uttarakhand will go to poll on a single day on April 11 as per the EC’s announcement. The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19, the Election Commission of India (ECI) informed earlier in March. The results will be announced on May 23.