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) constituency 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:

  • Haridwar district:
  1. BHEL Ranipur
  2. Bhagwanpur (SC)
  3. Haridwar
  4. Hardwar Rural
  5. Jhabrera (SC)
  6. Jwalapur (SC)
  7. Khanpur
  8. Laksar
  9. Manglaur
  10. Piran Kaliyar
  11. Roorkee
  • Dehradun district:
  1. Dharampur
  2. Doiwala
  3. Rishikesh

Members of Parliament[edit]

Keys:   BJP   INC   JP   JP(S)   SP

Assembly Duration Name of the Member Political Party
6th 1977 - 1980 Bhagwan Dass Rathor BLD
7th 1980 - 1984 Jag Pal Singh JNP(S)
8th 1984 - 1987 Sunder Lal INC
8th (Bye-election) 1987 - 1989 Ram Singh INC
9th 1989 - 1991 Jag Pal Singh INC
10th 1991 - 1996 Ram Singh BJP
11th 1996 - 1998 Harpal Singh Sathi BJP
12th 1998 - 1999 Harpal Singh Sathi BJP
13th 1999 - 2004 Harpal Singh Sathi BJP
14th 2004 - 2009 Rajendra Kumar Badi SP
15th 2009 - 2014 Harish Rawat INC
16th 2014 - Incumbent Ramesh Pokhriyal BJP

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Election Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Hardwar
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 Choudhry 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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