Bypoll counting today-Women voters decide the fate of candidates
Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – Today, 4 days before Diwali festival for that candidate who wins be declared elected in Gurdaspur Parliamentary bypoll. Interesting fact of this election is that women will decide the fate of lucky one.Approximately 3 percent more women cast their votes as compare to men. In last assembly election too, more than 5 percent female voters had cast their votes as compare to men. More interestingly fact is that women voters population is 10 percent less than men in this Parliamentary constituency.Nine assembly constituencies fall under the Gurdaspur lol sabha constituency.These are Sujanpur,Bhoa and Pathankot of district Pathankot, Gurdaspur,Dina Nagar, Qadian, Natalia, Fatehgarh and Details Baba Nanak of district Gurdaspur.If look at the voters figure, 788176 are male registered voters and 707079 are the female voters in the whole parliamentary constituency.In assembly election 73.58 male and 78.39 female voters had cast their votes in all 9 assembly constituencies.In 2014 Parliament election too, 68.87 percent male and 71.59 percent female voters had cast their votes. In recent bypoll whose result is awaited, 56.75 male and 58.27 female voters cast their votes.But no major political parties had allotted a ticket to woman.
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