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Maneka Gandhi wins from Sultanpur Lok Sabha seat

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi won from Sultanpur seat defeating nearest rival BSP candidate Chandra Bhadra Singh Sonu by over 14,000 votes. 

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: May 23, 2019 21:36 IST
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Union Minister Maneka Gandhi won from Sultanpur seat defeating nearest rival BSP candidate Chandra Bhadra Singh Sonu by over 14,000 votes. 

The Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Varun Gandhi of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Varun Gandhi beat Pawan Pandey of BSP by receiving 42.50 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Sultanpur had 1,703,698 registered electors -- 910,349 of them male and 793,349 female. The constituency had seen a 56.64 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the sixth phase of the election -- on May 12 and recorded a voter turnout of 56.38 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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