Chandigarh, October 24: Krishan Lal Middha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Jind Vidhan Sabha constituency. Midha defeated his nearest rival Jannayak Janata Party's (JJP) Mahabir Gupta by a margin of 12,508 votes. The BJP candidate received 58,180 votes, while Gupta got 45,704 votes. Anshul Singla of the Congress came at third spot. The counting of votes began on October 24 at 8 am.
The Jind Vidhan Sabha constituency falls in the Jind district of Haryana. Voting in Jind for the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 took place on October 21. Polling for the 90-member Haryana assembly was held along with assembly elections in Maharashtra. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on September 21 announced the election schedule for Haryana. In 2014, INLD candidate Hari Chand Middha won from Jind assembly constituency. According to the schedule of Haryana polls announced by the Election Commission, nomination papers were filed till October 4. Nomination papers were scrutinised on October 5. The last date of withdrawal of candidature was October 7. Assembly Elections 2019 Dates: Maharashtra & Haryana Go to Polls in Single-Phase on October 21, Results on October 24.
The main competition in Haryana was between the ruling BJP and the Congress. However, the newly formed JPP managed to dent vote share of both the parties. Haryana Legislative Assembly comprises of 90 seats out of which 17 seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and none for Scheduled Tribes (ST). In the 2014 polls in the state, the BJP had won with a thumping majority and had scripted history in the state. The BJP had won 47 seats, while the Congress managed to win only 15 seats.
|DR. KRISHAN LAL MIDDHA||BJP||58370|
|SUMER SINGH JANGRA||BSP||5144|
|RAM PARKASH TAYAL||IND||36|
|MAHABIR GUPTA||Jannayak Janta Party||NA|
|VINOD SAINI||Loktanter Suraksha Party||NA|