Uttarakhand will be facing the Lok Sabha elections on the 1st phase of the polls on April 11. The final counting of votes will take place on May 23.
The total number of voters in the mountain state is 77 lakh including 25 lakh female voters and 88,600 voters from armed forces. In 2014, the BJP had won all the five seats as the Narendra Modi wave sweeping all parts of the state. This is often considered like avenging the humiliation of losing all 5 seats to the Congress in 2009. It should be noted that, 2004 Lok Sabha Election saw Congress winning 1 seat and BJP bagging 3 seats, while the Samajwadi Party (SP) winning 1 seat. 2012 Assembly Election saw Congress winning 32 seats, while BJP won 31 seats. Congress formed the government with the help of BSP, UKD(P) and three independents. In 2017 Assembly Election, BJP captured the power by winning 57 seats. BJP and Congress will be having a bitter fight in the Lok Sabha election in the state which known for its political instability.