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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Saharanpur is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 24,57,021 people stay in Saharanpur. Out of them, 22.34% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24,57,021 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 36.50% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 63.50% people.
Out of the total 16,08,833 voters, there are 8,73,318 male voters while 7,35,515 voters are females.
Polling for Saharanpur was held on Apr 11. In the last parliamentary polls, BJP's sitting MP Raghav Lakhanpal defeated INC's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 65,090 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 74%.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, HAJI FAZLUR REHMAN of Bahujan Samaj Party defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's RAGHAV LAKHANPAL by a margin of 22,417. After a close shave, HAJI FAZLUR REHMAN will now govern Saharanpur for the next five years.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Raghav Lakhanpal while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Haji Fazlur Rehman, and the Indian National Congress chose Imran Masood as their candidate.