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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: These 8 Uttar Pradesh seats will go to polls in first phase, BJP and Mahagathbandhan engage in duel

The Eight Constituencies Where Polling Will Be Held On April 11 Are – Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Baghpat, Kairana, Meerut, Bijnor, Saharanpur And Muzaffarnagar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 09 Apr 2019, 04:00:10 PM
In Uttar Pradesh, voting in the first phase will be held on eight constituencies and several top leaders will be in the fray.

New Delhi:

The festival of democracy is knocking at our door and people will exercise their voting rights to choose their leader on April 11 when the first phase of Lok Sabha elections begins. In Uttar Pradesh, voting in the first phase will be held on eight constituencies and several top leaders, including Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh, his son Jayant Choudhary and Union Ministers Mahesh Sharma and VK Singh will be in the fray. Of the eight seats, the Congress party will be contesting on six seats, while the BSP candidates will be fighting on four seats. The BJP, which had bagged all the eight seats in 2014, has fielded his candidates from all the constituencies going to vote in the first phase. The constituencies where polling will be held on April 11 are – Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Baghpat, Kairana, Meerut, Bijnor, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar. The Samajwadi Party will be contesting on two seats.

Below are the seats where polling will be held in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 11:

1. Ghaziabad (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Vijay Kumar Singh (BJP) Vs Suresh Bansal (SP) Vs Dolly Sharma (Congress)

2. Gautam Buddha Nagar (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Mahesh Sharma (BJP) Vs Satbeer Nagar (BSP) Vs Arvind Singh Chauhan (Congress)

3. Baghpat (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Satya Pal Singh (BJP) Vs Jayant Chaudhary (RLD)

4. Kairana (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Pradeep Choudhary (BJP) Vs Tabassum Hasan (SP) Vs Harender Malik (Congress)

5. Meerut (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Rajendra Agrawal (BJP) Vs Hazi Mohammad Yakoob (BSP) Vs Harendra Agarwal (Congress)

6. Bijnor (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Kunwar Bharatendra Singh (BJP) Vs Malook Nagar (BSP) Vs Naseemuddin Siddiqui (Congress)

7. Saharanpur (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Raghav Lakhanpal (BJP) Vs Hazi Fazalurrahman (BSP) Vs Imran Masood (Congress)

8. Muzaffarnagar (2014 Result: BJP)

2019 candidates: Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan (BJP) Vs Ajit Singh (RLD)

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First Published : 09 Apr 2019, 01:51:37 PM

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