Counting of votes for the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end. As expected BJP leader V.K. Singh leads and is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival Suresh Bansal of SP.
The Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Vijay Kumar Singh of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Vijay Kumar Singh beat Raj Babbar of Congress by receiving 59.60 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.
At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Ghaziabad had 2,357,546 registered electors -- 1,333,051 of them male and 1,024,495 female. The constituency had seen a 56.94% voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the first phase of the election -- on April 11 and recorded a voter turnout of 55.76 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.