Lucknow, May 23: The results of the Varanasi Lok Sabha Constituency will be declared today. The counting of votes began on the Varanasi Parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh at 8 AM on Thursday, May 23. Voting took place for the Varanasi seat in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 19. A total voter turnout of 54.37 per cent was recorded in this phase of polling in UP, as per Election Commission of India. Stay with us for Live updates on the results for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. Lok Sabha elections results 2019: Live updates here.
Varanasi constituency is one of the eighty Lok Sabha constituencies in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities in the world and has been the ultimate pilgrimage spot for Hindus for ages. Varanasi is associated with promotion of spiritualism, mysticism, Sanskrit, yoga, Hindi language and honoured authors. 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
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood for the elections as a candidate from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Ajay Rai from the Indian National Congress (INC), Shalini Yadav from the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Anil Kumar Chaurasiya from the Janhit Kisan Party are the official candidates for this constituency. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase VII: List of States And Constituencies Voting on May 19
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Varanasi Constituency:
|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|
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The last general election in the year 2014 was won by the current Prime Minister Of India, Narendra Modi who bagged the total of 5,81,022 votes. The runner up of the election was Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) president Arvind Kejriwal with a total of 2,09,238 votes.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 took place across the country between April 11 and May 23. While voting took place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, the General Election results is scheduled to be announced on Thursday, May 23.