Haridwar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Haridwar Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: हरिद्वार लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the five Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttarakhand. It comprises two districts namely Haridwar and Dehradun (part). This constituency came into existence in 1977, following the delimitation of Lok Sabha constituencies. Between the period of 1977-2009, this constituency was reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.[1]

Assembly Segments[edit]

Presently, Haridwar Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following fourteen Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:

Members of Parliament[edit]

Keys:

  • 1952-76: Constituency does not exist

See Dehradun (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election Member Party
1977 Bhagwan Dass Rathor Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Jag Pal Singh Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Sunder Lal Indian National Congress
1987 (By-election) Ram Singh Indian National Congress
1989 Jag Pal Singh Indian National Congress
1991 Ram Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Harpal Singh Sathi Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Harpal Singh Sathi Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Harpal Singh Sathi Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Rajendra Kumar Badi Samajwadi Party
2009 Harish Rawat Indian National Congress
2014 Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Haridwar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank 6,65,674 52.37 +1.99
INC Ambrish Kumar 4,06,945 32.02 -3.23
BSP Dr. Antriksh Saini 1,73,528 13.65 +3.98
NOTA None of the Above 6,281 0.49 +0.23
Margin of victory 2,58,729 20.35 +5.22
Turnout 12,71,030 69.25 -2.31
BJP hold Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Haridwar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank 5,92,320 50.38 +24.39
INC Renuka Rawat 4,14,498 35.25 -6.91
BSP Haji Mohammad Islam 1,13,663 9.67 -13.34
AAP Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya 18,170 1.55 N/A
SP Anita Saini 5,765 0.49 -4.18
NOTA None of the Above 3,049 0.26 N/A
Margin of victory 1,77,822 15.13 -1.04
Turnout 11,75,692 71.56 +10.68
BJP gain from INC Swing +8.22

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