Uttarakhand Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP wins in all five seats
|Uttarakhand||Result - 5/5|
|Constituency||Current MP in 2014||BJP Candidate Name||Congress Candidate name|
|Tehri Garhwal||Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah (BJP)||Smt. Mala Rajya Laxmi (Won)||Pritam Singh|
|Garhwal||Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (BJP)||Tirath Singh Rawat (Won)||Manish Khanduri|
|Almora||Ajay Tamta (BJP)||Ajay Tamta (Won)||Pradeep Tamta|
|Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar||Bhagat Singh Koshyari (BJP)||Ajay Bhatt (Won)||Harish Rawat|
|Hardwar||Ramesh Pokhriyal (BJP)||Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal (Won)||Ambrish Kumar|
In Uttarakhand, BJP was leading in all five seats in the state, according to the Election Commission.
All the exit polls have predicted a comfortable win for the BJP. According to News18 exit poll, BJP is going to win 4-5 seats in Uttarakhand while Indian National Congress may not even bag single seat. On the other hand, Today’s Chanakya has predicted full majority for BJP in Uttarakhand with Congress winning zero seats.
Uttarakhand state has five Lok Sabha seats in total to give the parliament. As per the Election Commission’s announcement, polling for all these five seats during the Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held in a single phase on April 11, when the country went for the first round of polling. At present, the BJP holds all the five seats in the state having faced a momentous victory in 2014 general elections for the Lok Sabha.
The three major parties facing the elections from the state are BJP, Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Across the five constituencies of the state, 52 candidates are lined up to test their lucks this time. The most prominent regional party in the state, the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) is also contesting from all the five seats during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In Tehri Garhwal seat, Mala Rajya Lakshmi, the BJP sitting MP is taking on Pritam Singh of Congress.
From the Garhwal constituency, Tirath Singh Rawat of BJP is fighting with the Congress candidate Minish Khanduri. BJP has fielded Ajay Tamta from Alomora, Ajay Bhatt from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar and Ramesh Pokhriyal from Haridwar. They will lock horns with the Congress candidates of Pradeep Tamta in Almora, Harish Rawat from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar and Ambrish Kumar from Haridwar respectively.
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