The results of the Fatehgarh Sahib Lok Sabha election will be declared today. The counting of votes has begun on the Parliamentary seat in Punjab at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Voting for the Fatehgarh Sahib seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Fatehgarh Sahib is a key Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab. The constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Caste category, and the seat number of this constituency is 8. Like Anandpur Sahib constituency, this Lok Sabha constituency came into existence as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies in 2008. The constituency comprises of nine assembly seats including Bassi Pathana, Amloh, Samrala, and Amargarh. 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.
In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress fielded Amar Singh, while the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) gave the ticket to Darbara Singh from Fatehgarh Sahib. The last date of filing nomination for the seat was April 22. The scrutiny of nominations papers took place on April 30. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature was May 2. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase VII: List of States And Constituencies Voting on May 19.
Here are important details about Fatehgarh Sahib Lok Sabha Constituency:
|Issue of Notification||April 22|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 29|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 30|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||May 2|
|Date of Poll||May 19|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase VII
In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) Harinder Singh Khalsa had defeated Congress' Sadhu Singh with a margin of over 54,000 votes. However, he was suspended from the party in 2015 for anti-party activities. Speculations are rife that he may join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Meanwhile, in 2009 elections, Congress' Sukhdev Singh had won from this constituency defeating Akali Dal's Charanjit Singh Atwal.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 11 In Phase VII:
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Bihar (8)||Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Kurakat, Jahanabad|
|Jharkhand (3)||Rajmahal, Dumka, Godda|
|Madhya Pradesh (8)||Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone, Khandwa|
|Punjab (13)||Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Firozpur, Bathinda, Sangrur, Patiala|
|West Bengal (9)||Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, Kolkata Uttar|
|Uttar Pradesh (13)||Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Kushi Nagar, Deoria, Bansgaon, Ghosi, Salempur, Ballia, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Robertsganj|
|Himachal Pradesh (4)||Kangra, Mandi, Hamirpur, Shimla|
On March 10, the Election Commission of India announced dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The elections will take place in seven phases, and the results will be declared on May 23. Voting for the Lok Sabha Polls will take place on both Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) as well as VVPAT machines at all polling booths.