Lucknow: Counting of votes to Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Firozabad and Mainpuri Lok Sabha seats of Uttar Pradesh ends.
As per the results, in Aligarh, BJP’s Satish Kumar Gautam has won over BSP’s Dr Ajeet Baliyan with a margin of 229261 while in Hathras, BJP’s Rajvir Diler has won over SP’s Ramji Lal Suman with a margin of 257538. In Mathura, BJP’s Hema Malini has won over Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Kunwar Narendra Singh by a margin of 287892. In Agra, BJP’s Satyapal Singh Baghel has won over BSP’s Manoj Kumar Soni with a margin of 153746. In Fatehpur Sikri, BJP’s Rajkumar Chahar has won over Congress’ Raj Babbar with a margin of 385503. In Firozabad, BJP’s Dr Chandra Sen Jadon has won over SP’s Akshay Yadav. In Mainpuri, SP’s Mulayam Singh Yadav has won over BJP’s Prem Singh Shakya with a margin of 91587.
Aligarh, a BJP stronghold, went to polls on April 18. Currently, BJP’s Satish Kumar Gautam is the sitting MP. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gautam had defeated Arvind Kumar Singh of the BSP. For 2019 also, BJP fielded Satish Kumar Gautam while BSP nominated Ajit Baliyan.
Hathras constituency is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the SP fielded Shree Ramji Lal Suman against BJP?s Rajveer Singh Balmiki (Diler) and Congress?s Trilokiram Diwakar.
Mathura has Bollywood’s dream girl, Hema Malini, as BJP candidate. She is up against Narendra Singh of the RLD, which is part of the alliance with the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, and Congress?s Mahesh Pathak.
From Agra, the BJP fielded S P Singh Baghel. Congress picked Preeta Harit while the BSP got Manoj Kumar Soni.
Fatehpur Sikri has seen a battle among BJP’s Raj Kumar Chaher against Congress candidate Raj Babbar and BSP candidate for alliance, Rajveer Singh.
Firozabad, the city famous for its bangle industry, saw hectic campaigning by SP?s sitting MP Akshay Yadav who is fighting BJP’s Chandra Sen Jadun.
Mainpuri is the stronghold of SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav who won from here in 2014 as well. However, he had won from Azamgarh and he chose to retain that seat and give up this one. This time, Yadav is pitted against Prem Singh Shakya of BJP.