Chandigarh, October 24: Gopal Kanda of the Haryana Lokhit Party won the Sirsa Vidhan Sabha constituency. Kanda defeated his nearest rival Independent candidate Gokul Setia by a margin 602 votes. Kanda received 44,915 votes, while Setia got 44,313 votes. Pardeep Ratusaria of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came at third spot. The counting of votes began on October 24 at 8 am. In 2014, Indian National Lok Dal’s (INLD) Makhan Lal Singla had won the seat.
The Sirsa Vidhan Sabha constituency falls in the Sirsa district of Haryana. Voting in Sirsa for the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 took place on October 21. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on September 21 announced the election schedule for Haryana. Polling for the 90-member Haryana assembly was held along with assembly elections in Maharashtra. There were 1.82 crore registered voters in Haryana. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.
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.
|SARDAR PHOOL CHAND||BSP||787|
|BHARAT SUNNY SINGH||IND||576|
|ASHOK LAMBA||Sarva Hit Party||NA|
|GOPAL KANDA||Haryana Lokhit Party||NA|
|RAJENDER GANERIWALA||Jannayak Janta Party||NA|
|HARNEK SINGH KAMBOJ||IND||NA|