New Delhi: Aligarh parliamentary constituency which was formed before the 1952 elections has five Vidhan Sabha segments. Aligarh LS seat, a Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) stronghold will vote in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 on April 18.
Sheela Gautam of the BJP has represented Aligarh in Lok Sabha four times. At present, the parliamentary constituency is represented by Satish Kumar Gautam of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Last time in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gautam had defeated Arvind Kumar Singh of the BSP. Gautam got 514,622 votes in his favour while BSP candidate had bagged 227,886 votes. There were a total number of 1,793,126 electors out of which 1,064,357 people cast their votes in the last parliamentary polls. According to the ECI data, the voter turnout recorded there was 59.36 per cent.
For 2019 also, BJP has fielded Satish Kumar Gautam while BSP has nominated Ajit Baliyan.
Key details about the Aligarh Lok Sabha seat:
State: Uttar Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Aligarh
Number of voters in 2014 LS Polls: 1,064,357
Percentage of votes polled in 2014 LS Polls: 59.36%
Number of women voters in 2014 LS Polls: 827,131
Number of polling booths in 2014 LS Polls: 1,770
Polling date: April 18, 2019
Counting: May 23
Sitting MP: Satish Kumar Gautam
Winning margin in 2014: 286,736
Runner up name: Arvind Kumar Singh