Sambhal Lok Sabha Seat: SP, BJP, And BSP Contestants Vie For Victory

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In the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections, elections will be held on 10 seats in Uttar Pradesh. This includes the important seat of Sambhal. Congress has not won this seat for the last 40 years, while the BJP has won only once till date. This seat is dominated by the Samajwadi Party and this time the party has fielded Zia Ur Rehman Barq, grandson of late Shafiqur Rehman Barq. BJP has once again fielded 2019 runner-up Parmeshwar Lal Saini. While, BSP has fielded Chaudhary Saulat Ali as its candidate. Apart from these, 9 other candidates are also trying their luck on this seat.Akashwani correspondent reports.
Akashwani correspondent reports that sambhal Lok Sabha constituency includes five assembly constituencies: Sambhal, Chandausi, Asmoli, Kundarki and Bilari. There are 16 lakh 11 thousand 419 voters on this seat, which includes 8 lakh 62 thousand 139 male voters, 7 lakh 49 thousand 136 female voters and 144 third gender voters. These voters will decide the political fate of 12 candidates in the upcoming polls on May 7. Sambhal Lok Sabha seat is also considered to be the stronghold of Samajwadi Party. Samajwadi Party founder late Mulayam Singh Yadav has been MP from this seat twice, and Ram Gopal Yadav once. This time, SP had fielded Shafiq ur Rehman Barq from Sambhal Lok Sabha seat, but he died due to illness, after which the party fielded his grandson Zia-ur-Rehman Barq, who is currently an MLA from Kundarki Assembly. While, BJP has once again fielded Parmeshwar Lal Saini, who was runner-up in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. BSP has fielded Chaudhary Shaulat Ali as its candidate. Apart from this, four candidates from other parties and five independent candidates are also in the electoral fray. To win the Sambhal Lok Sabha seat, all parties have started campaigning in favor of their candidates. Om Awasthi, Akashwani News, Lucknow. 

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