Basti Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh Results 2019: Harish Chandra of BJP Wins Parliamentary Election
Basti Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

Harish Chandra of the Bharatiya Janata Party won from the Basti Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Chandra defeated Ram Prasad Chaudhary of the Bahujan Samaj Party by a margin of 30,354 votes. The election here was conducted on May 12, 2019 as per the Phase 6 schedule. The constituency number of this place is PC 61. The counting of votes took place on Thursday, May 23.  A total voter turnout of 54.74 per cent was recorded in this phase of polling in UP, as per Election Commission of India. 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

Raj Kishor Singh from the Indian National Congress (INC), Harish Chandra from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Ram Prasad Chaudhary from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) contested from this constituency.  Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase VI: List of States And Constituencies Voting On May 12

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Basti Constituency:

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

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The last general election in the year 2014 was won by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Harish Chandra Alias Harish Dwivedi who bagged the total of 3,57,680 votes and is also the current MP on the seat. The runner up of the election was Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Brij Kishor Singh (Dimpal) with 32,4,118 votes.