The results of the Sangrur Lok Sabha election will be declared today. The counting of votes has begun in the parliamentary seat in Punjab at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Voting for the Sangrur seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 19. Sangrur is one of the 13 Lok Sabha Constituencies of Punjab. It is located in the Malwa region of the state. Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency is not reserved for any category, and the seat number of this constituency is 12. 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 constituency witnessed a triangular contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). This time also, AAP's sitting MP Bhagwant Mann contested from the constituency, whereas, the Congress fielded Kewal Singh Dhillon and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) gave the ticket to Parminder Singh Dhindsa. 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, Mann won the seat by a huge margin. He defeated SAD’s Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa with a huge margin. While, the Congress candidate and MP of the constituency Vijay Inder Singh Singla came third. Till now, the grand old party managed to win only four times Sangrur.
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. The polls will be held in 1,035,918 polling stations across the country compared to 928,000 set up during the last Lok Sabha election in 2014.