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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: EC orders repolling at 8 booths in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur

The Election Commission of India on Sunday ordered re-polling at 8 polling booths in Shahjahanpur Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Voting in 8 polling booths of 4 assembly segment of the Lok Sabha Polls is underway along with withe Phase V polling. Voting on all 8 polling booths will continue till 6 pm.

The Polling Booths where EC ordered a repolling include – 132 Polling station of Jalalabad Assembly constituency. Two polling station each will vote in Tilhar and Powayan Assembly Constituency. While three polling stations of Dadraul assembly seat is re-polling today.

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Shahjahanpur reserved Lok Sabha Seat went to polls on April 29 in Phase-IV of the polling. BJP has replaced sitting MP Krishna Raj with Arun Sagar. Congress has named Brahma Swarup Sagar while BSP has fielded Amar Chandra Jauhar.

In the 2014 national elections, BJP’s Krishna Raj defeated Umed Singh Kashyap with over 2.70 Lakh votes.

General Elections 2019 is being held across seven phases starting April 11 to May 19. Voting in 14 seats of the state under Phase-V is currently underway. Counting of the votes will be held on May 23. The voting in 80 Lok Sabha seat of the state is being held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19.

Voting for the remaining 27 constituencies of the state will be held in final two phases slated on May 12 and May 19.

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