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Election Commission
15-April-2019 18:14 IST
Srinagar and Udhampur Parliamentary Constituencies go to Polls on 18th April in Phase II of General Elections 2019

10.6% increase in Electors since last General Elections 12 Candidates contesting from Srinagar PC and 12 from Udhampur 4,426 polling stations have been set up for Phase II Polls

In the second phase of General Elections 2019, Srinagar and Udhampur parliamentary constituencies (PC) would be going to polls on 18th April 2019. Nine Districts would be covered in the two PCs. These are Ganderbal, Srinagar and Budgam in Srinagar (PC No. 2) and Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban, Reasi, Udhampur and Kathua in Udhampur (PC No. 5). All the PC seats in Phase II belong to the General category. 

As per the data sourced from CEO (Jammu & Kashmir) website today, there are a total of 29,60,027 general electors in the two PCs, out of which 15,43,571 are general male electors, 14,16,387 general female electors and 69 third gender electors. In addition to this, there are 21,056 service electors and 16,528 persons with disabilities (PWD) electors in Phase II. A total of 4,426 polling stations have been set up for during this phase. The details are as below: 

Phase

Parliamentary Constituency

District

General Male Electors

General Female Electors

General Third Gender Electors

Total General Electors

Total Service Electors

Total Polling Stations

 

Total PWD

II

Srinagar

Ganderbal

90795

85738

01

176534

116

235

1601

Srinagar

333492

315702

10

649204

32

857

1195

Budgam

242965

225842

15

468822

596

624

1296

Total

667252

627282

26

1294560

744

1716

4092

Udhampur

Kishtwar

93695

88055

1

181751

974

376

1436

Doda

109100

102309

21

211430

1790

350

4170

Ramban

100211

89720

9

189940

853

310

601

Reasi

137991

124016

1

262008

1521

441

2420

 

Udhampur

180415

159670

7

340092

3520

524

2669

 

Kathua

254907

225335

4

480246

11654

709

1140

Total

876319

789105

43

1665467

20312

2710

12436

Phase II Total

1543571

1416387

69

2960027

21056

4426

16528

(Source – Website of CEO, Jammu & Kashmir)

 

The data sourced from ECI website shows that in General Election 2014, there were a total of 26,76,302 electors in these two Parliamentary Constituencies. This number has grown to 29,60,027 during General Elections 2019, which is an increase of 2,83,725 (10.6%) electors since last General Elections. 

An interesting insight regarding these two PCs is that, in the last General Elections, Srinagar PC witnessed the lowest voter turnout in the country at 25.86%, whereas Udhampur witnessed 70.95% voter turnout. 

As per the Form 7A details on the ECI Website, in Phase II, a total of 12 candidates from different Political Parties are contesting from Srinagar PC. Similarly, a total of 12 candidates are contesting from Udhampur PC. The Political Party-wise list of contesting candidates in each of the PC in Phase II is as given below:

 

Phase

Parliamentary Constituency

Political Party

Candidates

Party Symbol

Recognized National and State Political Parties

II

Srinagar

Bharatiya Janta

Party

Sheikh Khalid

Jehangir

Lotus

Jammu & Kashmir

National

Conference

Farooq Abdullah

Plough

Jammu & Kashmir

Peoples Democratic

Party

Aga Syed Mohsin

Pen & Inkpot

Jammu & Kashmir

National Panthers

Party

Abdual Rashid Ganie

Bicycle

Registered Political Parties

Janata Dal (United)

Showkat Hussain

Khan

Arrow

Shiv Sena

Abdul Khaliq Bhat

Bow & Arrow

Jammu And

Kashmir People

Conference

Irfan Raza Ansari

Apple

Rashtriya Jankranti

Party

Nazir Ahmad Lone

Battery Torch

Manvadhikar

National Party

Nazir Ahmad Sofi

Tooth Brush

Other Candidates

Independent

 

Bilal Sultan

Gas Cylinder

Sajjad Ahmad Dar

Bat

Abdul Rashid Banday

Kettle

 

Udhampur

Recognized National and State Political Parties

Bharatiya Janta Party

Dr. Jitendra Singh

Lotus

Indian National

Congress

Vikramaditya Singh

Hand

Bahujan Samaj Party

Tilak Raj Bhagat

Elephant

Jammu & Kashmir

National Panthers

Party

Harsh Dev Singh

Bicycle

Registered Political Parties

Dogra Swabhiman

Sangathan Party

Lal Singh

Tractor Chalata

Kisan

Navrang Congress

Party

Mohd Ayub

Saucer

Shiv Sena

Meenakshi

Bow & Arrow

Other Candidates

Independent

Bansi Lal

Bat

Rakesh Mudgal

Coconut

Shaber Ahmed

Gas Cylinder

Garib Singh

Air Conditioner

Firdous Ahmed

Bawani

Torch

 

(Source – Website of ECI)

 

 

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