Faridabad NIT Assembly Elections 2019 | With voting for the 90-member Haryana Assembly scheduled for 21 October in a single-phase election, the Election Commission is getting ready to conduct this most important exercise in a democratic setup.
The term of the current Haryana Assembly will end on 2 November.
Out of the 90 Assembly constituencies in the state, 17 are reserved for Scheduled Castes as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008.
The state has a total number of 1,81,91,228 people as general electors while 1,07,486 are enrolled as Service Voters taking the final electoral rolls to 1,82,98,714 who will exercise their right to franchise in 19,425 polling stations. The number of polling stations in 2019 has registered a 19.58 percent rise than 2014.
According to the Election Commission, the last date for filing of nomination is 4 October and the date for scrutiny of nominations is 5 October. The last date for the withdrawal of candidature is 7 October.
The date of counting is on 24 October.
Following is a brief description of the Assembly constituency:
Constituency number: 86
Total electors: 2,58,714
Female electors: 1,13,343
Male electors: 1,45,365
Third gender electors: 6
Results in the last four elections: Neither the BJP nor the Congress could make an entry in Faridabad NIT. In 2009, it was Independent candidate Shiv Charan Lal Sharma, who won the electoral battle against Congress' Akagar Chand Chaudhry with 23,461 votes. But Sharma couldn't hold the position in the 2014 Assembly election and lost to INLD's Nagender Bhadana. The latter polled 45,740 votes.
This year, Nagender Bhadana, the INLD turncoat who joined the BJP has been pitted by the saffron party from Faridabad NIT.
Jagjit Pannu from INLD, Haji Karamat Ali from the Bahujan Samaj Party, Neeraj Sharma from Congress and Nagender Bhadana from the BJP are trying their luck in the constituency in 2019 among others.
Demographics: Faridabad NIT Vidhan Sabha is located in Faridabad district of Haryana. As per the estimates of 2011 census, of the total 2,58,714 population, 96.47 percent is rural and 3.53 percentis urban population. The Scheduled Castes ratio is 22.82.
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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2019 13:17:13 IST