Congress leader Anupama Rawat has won from Haridwar Rural Assembly constituency of Uttarakhand, as per the data available on the Election Commission of India's website.
Rawat defeated BJP's Yatishwaranandwas by a margin of 4,472 votes. She is the daughter of Congress stalwart and former chief minister Harish Rawat. Congress candidate Rawat logged 50,028 votes, BJP's Yatishwaranand got 45,556 votes, and Bahujan Samaj Party's Muhammad Yunus polled 4,547 votes.
Haridwar Rural is an assembly constituency in the Haridwar district, in the Maidan region of the state of Uttarakhand. The Haridwar Rural legislative assembly constituency went to the polls on February 14, 2022. The assembly seat is reserved for the General category and it falls in the Hardwar Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly elections, Haridwar Rural was won by Yatishwaranand of the BJP. He defeated INC's Harish Chandra Singh Rawat. Before that, in the 2012 Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha elections, the seat was held by BJP's Yatishvaranand.
In the 2017 assembly polls, Yatishwaranand garnered 44,964 votes, securing 45.78 percent of the vote share, and winning the seat by a margin of 12,278 votes. In percentage terms, the victory margin was 12.5 percent. The total number of voters in the Haridwar Rural constituency stands at 1,30,882 with 69,303 male voters and 61,567 female voters.
First Published: IST