Garhwal of Uttarakhand

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Garhwal is one of the 5 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttarakhand.

According to the data from last census, 16,81,825 people stay in Garhwal. Out of them, 18.76% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 16,81,825 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 16.36% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 83.64% people.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 12,69,083. Of them, 6,52,891 and 6,16,192 are male and female voters respectively.

The sitting MP Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri from BJP defeated INC's Harak Singh Rawat by a huge margin of 184,526 votes in the previous elections.

For the 2019 general elections of Garhwal, a total of 54% voters got inked.

In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's Tirath Singh Rawat crushed Indian National Congress's Manish Khanduri by a margin of 302,669 to win Garhwal.

For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Tirath Singh Rawat. On the other hand, Manish Khanduri was the candidate from Indian National Congress .

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Anandmani Dutt Joshi

Independent

IND

1453

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Bhagwat Prasad

Independent

IND

1601

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Dilendrr Pal Singh

Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (Democratic)

UKD(D)

5283

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Dr. Mukesh Semwal

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

1437

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Dr. Ramendra Singh Bhandari

Independent

IND

2190

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Manish Khanduri

Indian National Congress

INC

204311

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Shanti Prasad Bhatt

Uttarakhand Kranti Dal

UKD

1951

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Tirath Singh Rawat

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

506980

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Vinod Prasad Notiyal

Independent

IND

5302

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