Uttarakhand Elections 2019

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.


uttarakhand elections Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Constituencies

S.No Constituency Name
1Tehri Garhwal
4Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar

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Elections News in Uttarakhand

Police garner evidence in 6-year-old's murder, rape

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:36 pm
Dehradun, April 29 (IANS) The Uttarakhand Police on Monday said they had collected all the vital evidence in six-year-old girl's murder. She was first allegedly killed then raped by a security guard in Haridwar. View More..

Urban, rural polling trend vary in initial phases

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   3:34 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Polling in the initial phases of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections have shown a varying trend in urban and rural areas as compared to the 2014 general elections, according to the Election Commission data. View More..

BJP's Ajay Bhatt woos Uttarakhandis in Lucknow

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   5:00 pm
Dehradun, April 28 (IANS) Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ajay Bhatt on Sunday urged Garhwali and Kumaoni people residing in Lucknow to vote for the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls. Around 300,000 people from Uttarakhand live in Lucknow. View More..

Gag orders put on quarrelling BJP MLAs in Uttararkhand

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   12:18 pm
Dehradun, April 28 (IANS) A three-member disciplinary committee of the Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued gag orders to two party MLAs who are at loggerheads for the last one month. View More..

Jobs remains top concern for voters: CVOTER-IANS

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   8:00 am
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Unemployment remains the leading concern for the people as they are far more worried about economic issues than security, according to the CVOTER-IANS tracker. View More..

Uttarakhand firms' closure to render hundreds jobless

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   6:14 pm
Dehradun, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of people are set to lose their jobs after the district administrations in Uttarakhand on Friday began closing 17 factories for causing pollution. View More..

'PM KISAN scheme to benefit just 38% farmers till polls conclude'

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   12:04 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The ambitious PM-KISAN scheme that aims to provide Rs 6,000 annually to small and marginal farmers will reach only 38 per cent of the intended beneficiaries by the end of ongoing Lok sabha polls, thanks to tardy furnishing of information by the states, lack of digitised land records and the election Model Code of Conduct being in force, according to government officials involved in its implementation. View More..

Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh (2nd Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   4:48 pm
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) With Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled Haryana and Uttarakhand as well as actor husband Anupam Kher by her side, outgoing Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher filed her nomination papers for a second term on Thursday in the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   2:02 pm
Dehradun, April 25 (IANS) For centuries, pilgrims trekked hundreds of miles to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines nestled in the Garhwal range of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. View More..

Sharing alcohol glass with woman kin cost Rohit his life

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   11:00 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Rohit Shekhar, the biological son of late veteran politician N.D. Tiwari, was killed by his wife, Apoorva, who got furious on seeing him sharing his alcohol glass with a female relative in his car, said police on Wednesday. View More..

India ensured of four medals at Asian Boxing

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   8:22 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In a highly-anticipated repeat of the Asian Games 49kg final, Amit Panghal (52kg) knocked out the reigning Olympic gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov, while Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) stunned 2017 world champion Kairat Yeraliyev confirming four medals for India at the Asian Boxing Championships 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday. View More..

Congress to take action against Anupam Sharma

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   12:08 pm
Dehradun, April 22 (IANS) After the arrest of Uttarakhand Congress General Secretary Anupam Sharma in an alleged robbery case last week, the party is all set to take action against him, an official said here on Monday. View More..

Rohit Tiwari murder: Police say probing property angle

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   9:26 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Three days after Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's mysterious death in his south Delhi residence, the autopsy report has suggested that he died an "unnatural death, indicating that he was killed", a police officer said on Friday. View More..

Rohit Shekhar Tiwari died unnatural death: Report

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   5:30 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Three days after Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's mysterious death in his south Delhi residence, the autopsy report has suggested that he died an "unnatural death", a police officer said on Friday. View More..

Couple refuse newborn girl, DNA tests call their bluff

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   12:10 pm
Dehradun, April 19 (IANS) More than a month after a couple in Uttarakhand refused to accept a newborn girl as their own, insisting that a boy was born to them, DNA tests ended the suspense proving beyond doubt that the baby belongs to them only. View More..

Harvard grad uses data for grassroots governance

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   4:22 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A Harvard postgraduate has launched a social enterprise, on a data-driven approach, to strengthen governance in rural areas by involving policymakers and elected representatives. View More..

50 killed, scores hurt in rain, thunderstorm

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   10:08 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) As many as 50 people were reportedly killed and scores others injured in thunderstorms, hail and dust-storm and rain that lashed Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana since Tuesday evening. View More..

Rains, thunderstorm likely in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   5:42 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Widespread rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm is expected in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday evening owing to severe western disturbances that is moving eastward from Pakistan, said the Met department. View More..

Himachal voters ask for tribal status action plan

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   4:44 pm
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) Over 2.50 lakh voters of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday asked the two national parties -- the BJP and the Congress -- to come out with a detailed action plan on granting them tribal status, a demand pending for five decades. View More..

Congress leader, 3 policemen held for robbing Rs 1 cr

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   2:06 pm
Dehradun, April 17 (IANS) The Uttarakhand police have arrested a Congress leader and three policemen for allegedly robbing a bag containing Rs one crore, a top police official said on Wednesday. View More..