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Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha seat: Mahesh Sharma of BJP leads

Counting of votes for the Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end. As expected BJP leader Mahesh Sharma leads and is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival Satveer of BSP.

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New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2019 14:55 IST
Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha seat: Mahesh Sharma of BJP

Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha seat: Mahesh Sharma of BJP leads 

Counting of votes for the Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end. As expected BJP leader Mahesh Sharma leads and is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival Satveer of BSP.

The Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Dr Mahesh Sharma of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Dr Mahesh Sharma beat Narendra Bhati of SP by receiving 50.00 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Gautam Buddh Nagar had 1,986,117 registered electors -- 1,105,855 of them male and 880,262 female. The constituency had seen a 60.38  per cent voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The male voter turnout was 62.46 per cent and 57.76 per cent female voters turned out for voting.

The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the first phase of the election -- on April 11 and recorded a voter turnout of 60.47 per cent.

The seven phases of the Lok Sabha polls 2019 covered a total of 543 constituencies. Voting in the first phase was conducted on April 11. 

Simultaneous elections were held to the assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha -- the results for which will also be out today.

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