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The Uttarakhand has 5 Lok Sabha constituencies and Hardwar is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 24,05,753 people stay in Hardwar. Out of them, 19.23% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24,05,753 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 39.85% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 60.15% people.
There are a total of 16,42,873 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,88,328 are male voters and 7,54,545 are female voters.
Elections for Hardwar were held on Apr 11. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank defeated INC's Renuka Rawat by a huge margin of 177,822 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 72%.
In Hardwar, Bharatiya Janata Party's Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' thrashed his opponent by 258,729. The Ambrish Kumar of Indian National Congress managed to get 406945 in the closely watched battle.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Dr. Antriksh Saini. Ambrish Kumar was the candiate from Indian National Congress.