Gautam Budh Nagar parliamentary constituency comprising Noida, Dadri, Jewar, Sikandrabad and Khurja assembly segments goes to poll today. The polling started at 7 am on Thursday April 11, 2019.
There are 13 candidates including two independents contesting this year for the Gautam Buddh Nagar Lok Sabha seats. Dr Mahesh Sharma of BJP, Arvind Kumar SIngh of Congress and Satveer Nagar of BSP with the backing of Samajwadi Party are the main contenders of Noida Lok Sabha seat.
The Gautam Budh Nagar parliamentary constituency has a total of 22,97,478 voters, of whom 12,63,065 are men, 10,34,280 are women and 133 are of the third gender.
In 2014, 22 candidates had forfeited their deposits of the 24 candidates contested. The voter turnout was 60 per cent with 12 lakh voters exercising their voting rights.
The Gautam Budh Nagar administration is all set to conduct the Lok Sabha election with over 10,000 police personnel and paramilitary forces being deployed in various parts of the district to ensure safe and fair polling, reported a national daily.
Schools are closed in the district which have been converted into polling stations for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.
Resident’s welfare associations too have been instrumental in helping out residents with commute to the polling booths and arranging for the voter slips for their area. Three e-Rickshaws are plying at the gates of sector 31 to take the voters to the nearest polling station. RWAs also urged people through various channels including their RWA whatsApp group urged rresidents to come out in great numbers to vote.