Chandigarh, October 24: Siting MLA Anoop Dhanak of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) won the Uklana (SC) Vidhan Sabha constituency. Dhanak defeated his nearest rival Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Asha Khedar by a margin 23,693 votes. The JJP candidate received 65,369 votes, while Khedar got 41676 votes. Bala Devi of the Congress came at third spot. The counting of votes began on October 24 at 8 am.
The Uklana Vidhan Sabha constituency falls in the Hisar district of Haryana. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. Voting in Uklana 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. There were 1.82 crore registered voters in the state. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.
Polling for the 90-member Haryana assembly was held along with assembly elections in Maharashtra. 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. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Full List of Constituencies With Current MLA Names and How BJP, Congress, INLD Performed in 2014.
In Haryana, the BJP-led Manohar Lal Khattar government is currently in power. The main competition in Haryana is between the ruling BJP and the Congress. 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.
|Ch. Bhajan Lal||BSP||4206|
|Bhai Sandip Kanoh||IND||297|
|Anoop Dhanak||Jannayak Janta Party||NA|
|Naveen Surewala||Swaraj India||NA|
|Mukesh Duggal||Aadarsh Bharat Nirman Dal||NA|
|Ramphal Bithmara||Sarva Hit Party||NA|
|Balmiki Rohtash Chhan||Bhartiya Kisan Party||NA|
|Sandeep||Loktanter Suraksha Party||NA|