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

BJP, Congress field star campaigners in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   4:34 pm
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Campaigning for the April 11 Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand is set to heat up when top politicians and film stars hit the campaign trail. View More..

Floriculture in Himachal to get boost

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   2:54 pm
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) Floriculture in Himachal Pradesh is to get a boost as the Dr Y.S. Parmar University and Forestry's research station has been designated as the 'lead centre of dahlia testing' in the country, the university said on Wednesday. View More..

CPI-M issues second list of candidates for LS polls

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   2:50 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The CPI-M on Wednesday named 20 more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Voters happiest with Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat MPs

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   1:04 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Voters in Kerala, Rajasthan and Gujarat are most satisfied with their outgoing Members of Parliament (MPs) while those in Uttarakhand, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least happy with the performance of their elected representatives. View More..

Marijuana sale, seizure on rise in Gurugram (Special)

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   12:08 pm
Gurugram, March 20 (IANS) The millennium city is apparently witnessing a rise in illegal trade of marijuana with the police having seized 60 kg of the banned substance worth around Rs 80 lakh in March. View More..

Sangh backs pivot Modi to return to power (IANS Exclusive)

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   11:34 am
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In the face of an increasingly hostile Rahul Gandhi, the RSS continues to bank on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the pivot to stay in power for the next five years. With Modi remaining BJP's single biggest vote catcher, it is an unequivocal thumbs-up for him from the Sangh. View More..

LS polls: BJP's key 'invisible' general secretaries

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   10:24 am
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) As Lok Sabha elections near, the post of "Sangathan Mahamantri" (General Secretaries (Organisation)) becomes increasingly important in the BJP. The incumbent is a key political link with partys ideological mentor RSS and carries out coordination at various levels. View More..

BJP's Rawat may take on Khanduri Jr in Pauri-Garhwal

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   9:16 pm
Dehradun, March 18 (IANS) The filing of the nomination papers for the April 11 Lok Sabha elections in Uttarakhand began on Monday, but no one filed their papers. View More..

Notification for 91 LS seats in first phase issued

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   6:48 pm
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission, here on Monday, issued notification for the first phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for 91 constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories. View More..

Filing of nominations begins in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   4:36 pm
Dehradun, March 18 (IANS) The filing of nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections began in Uttarakhand on Monday. View More..

Uttarakhand youth dies after falling into Ganga

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   2:38 pm
Dehradun, March 18 (IANS) A youth has died after falling into the river Ganga in Pauri district of Uttarakhand, police said. View More..

Notification for phase 1 of LS polls on Monday

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   12:06 am
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The polling process to elect the next government of the world's largest democracy begins on Monday with the Election Commission set to issue the notification for the first of the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls involving 91 seats spread over 20 states and union territories. View More..

Fight for Tehri: Ex-PCC chief Upadhyaya peeved

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   9:46 pm
Dehradun, March 17 (IANS) Former Uttarakhand Congress President Kishore Upadhyaya on Sunday said he was feeling "insulted" at not being allowed to speak at Rahul Gandhi's election rally, here on Saturday. View More..

67.82 lakh farmers miss PM-KISAN scheme benefits

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   6:46 pm
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Over 67.82 lakh farmers will be left out of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme as West Bengal, Sikkim and Delhi have not uploaded their details on the PM-KISAN portal, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Sunday. View More..

Assam LS list on Monday, Gogoi won't contest: Congress

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   5:26 pm
Dehradun, March 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday said its candidates for 10 of Assam's 14 Lok Sabha seats would be declared on Monday and former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will not be contesting the elections. View More..

Men, machinery and mind of RSS behind BJP's poll power punch

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   2:56 pm
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Earlier this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah met Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and attended Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), the highest decision-making body of the ideological fountainhead of the ruling dispensation, to seek support for the Lok Sabha battle. View More..

Fire in IOC refinery in Panipat kills one

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   2:02 pm
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) One worker was killed and two others sustained serious burn injuries following a major fire at the Indian Oil Corp's Panipat refinery in Haryana, police said on Sunday. View More..

Rahul sets hectic schedule for polls, frames narrative

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   8:26 pm
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi has set a hectic pace of campaign for the Lok Sabha polls visiting six states in the past week and has outlined the partys electoral thrust to raise social and economic issues including jobs, healthcare and farm loans to oust the Modi government. View More..

Rahul Gandhi mimics Modi at rally in Dehradun

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   8:18 pm
Dehradun, March 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi twice over the Pulwama terror attack and the Rafale deal at an election rally here. View More..

One Modi giving away crores to other Modis: Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   4:56 pm
Dehradun, March 16 (IANS) Kickstarting Congress' Lok Sabha campaign in Uttarakhand, party President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday upped the ante against Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioning why all the "Modis were getting money" from the one Modi at the helm. View More..