Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha Constituency in Punjab Live Results 2019: Leading Candidates From The Seat, 2014 Winning MP And More
Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

The results of the Hoshiarpur 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 Hoshiarpur seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Hoshiarpur is one of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies of Punjab. Hoshiarpur is a key constituency of the Doaba region of Punjab. The constituency is reserved for Scheduled Caste category, and the seat number of this constituency is 5. The constituency comprises of nine assembly seats including Sri Harigobindpur, Bholath, Phagwara, Mukerian and Dasuya. 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 main contest in Hoshiarpur was between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).  The Congress fielded Raj Kumar Chhabewal, while the BJP gave the ticket to Som Parkash. 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 the phase-VII elections:

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 election, BJP’s Sampla defeated Mohinder Singh Kaypee of Congress by over 10,000 votes. Anti-incumbency factor always played a role in Hoshiarpur. In 2009, Santosh Chowdhary of the Congress had won the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, while in 2004, the seat was won by BJP’s Avinash Rai Khanna.

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
Chandigarh (1) Chandigarh
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. With the announcement of election dates, the Model of Conduct has come into place with immediate effect.