Dehradun, May 23: The counting of votes for all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand began on Thursday, May 23. The five seats that went to poll during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections include- Tehri Garhwal, Garhwal, Almora, Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar and Hardwar. In Uttarakhand, its a straight contest between the arch rivals BJP and Congress. Catch live updates on Lok Sabha election results of Uttarakhand and list of winners here.
In Uttarakhand, all the five parliamentary constituencies went to polls in the first phase on April 11. Reports inform that a total of 78.56 lakh voters will cast their franchise in the hill state where 52 candidates are trying their luck at the hustings. Most exit poll predictions have said that BJP seems to have kept its hold in the hill state of Uttarakhand, thus projecting a full victory for it in the Lok Sabha polls. Uttarakhand Exit Poll Results And Predictions For Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Uttarakhand Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: List of Winners
However, major focus will be on Nainital where Congress General Secretary and former Chief Minister Harish Rawat is facing a stiff challenge from the BJP state unit chief Ajay Bhatt. The BJP is also banking on the support of its 57 MLAs in the state to drum up support for the party's candidates. Congress has omly 11 MLAs in the state.The BJP is facing a tough fight against the Congress in four seats. The contest is triangular only in the Haridwar seat with the BSP giving anxious moments to both BJP and Congress. In Haridwar, Former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Naishank of the BJP has locked horns with Congress' Ambrish Kumar and BSP's Antriksh Saini.
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