Chandigarh, October 24: Devender Singh Babli of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) won the Tohana Vidhan Sabha constituency. Babli defeated his nearest rival Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Subhash Barala by a margin of 52,302 votes. The JJP candidate received 1,00,621 votes, while Gupta got 48,340 votes. Paramvir Singh of the Congress came at third spot. The counting of votes began on October 24 at 8 am. Barala had won the 2014 Assembly Elections.
The Tohana Vidhan Sabha constituency falls in the Fatehabad district of Haryana. Voting in Tohana 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. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on September 21 announced the election schedule for Haryana. Assembly Elections 2019 Dates: Maharashtra & Haryana Go to Polls in Single-Phase on October 21, Results on October 24.
According to the schedule of Haryana polls announced by the Election Commission, nomination papers were filed till October 4 and were scrutinised till October 5. The last date of withdrawal of candidature was October 7. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.
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.
|VIJAY KUMAR JAIN||IND||98|
|COMRADE JAGTAR SINGH||Communist Party of India (Marxist)||NA|
|ANKIT GILL||Swaraj India||NA|
|DEVENDER SINGH BABLI||Jannayak Janta Party||NA|
|DHARAMPAL SHER GILL||Rani Laxmibai Krantikari Party||NA|
|NARESH KUMAR||Bhartiya Manavadhikaar Federal Party||NA|
|BHIM SINGH||Loktanter Suraksha Party||NA|