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Chandigarh Exit poll 2019 for Lok Sabha elections

May 19, 2019, 20:51 IST

Chandigarh Exit Poll
Party Names2014 ResultIndia Today Axis
BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)11
INC (Indian National Congress)00
Business Insider compiled surveys from five reputed sources-- Republic-C -Voter, NDTV - Hansa, Today's Chanakya, India Today-Axis, and TimesNow - VMR-- amongst many others and the final number is an average of these five polls.

Chandigarh is a North Indian city deemed as a union territory. This urban constituency is simultaneously the capital of two states in India namely Punjab and Haryana. The city of Chandigarh has one Lok Sabha constituency that is unreserved. The city enjoys a majority populace of educated voters with the statistics showing 86.43% of literacy in the union territory. The total number of eligible voters in Chandigarh is 6,15,214 comprising of 3,33,621 males and 2,81,593 females.

Pawan Kumar Bansal of INC was elected three times in a row as the MP from here during 1999, 2004 and 2009 Lok Sabha elections. During 2014 general elections for the Lok Sabha, Kher Kirron Anupam of

the BJP won this seat pushing back the INC candidate. The city is also credited with some of the highest voter turnouts in the country. In 2014 parliamentary elections, about 73.71 electors voted during the polls.

Chandigarh has one single seat to give the parliament. Since this is a union territory, it is not entitled to conduct its own independent state level elections. Hence there are no separate state assembly constituencies in the city. The state governance is directly controlled by the union government at the center. Chandigarh went for the Lok Sabha elections 2019 polls on May 19 during the last phase of elections in the country.
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