Sardhana: Sardhana, which came into limelight after the Muzaffarnagar riots, went to polls in the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections on February 11.
- BJP candidate Sangeet Singh Som leads from Sardhana.
Sardhana Assembly Election Results 2017 will be announced on March 11.
Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand MLA Sangeet Som, an accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, is fighting to retain his seat.
The Bahujan Samaj Party has pitted Imran Quereshi against Som. Imran is the son of Haji Yakub Qureshi, who hogged the limelight when he offered Rs 51 crore to anyone who kills a Danish cartoonist who drew a controversial cartoon of Prophet Mohammed.
Another major contestant in Sardhana is Samajwadi Party's Atul Pradhan, who seemed to be a moderate to Som and Quereshi. Pradhan is banking on his own and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's image and development work.
Sardhana is part of the Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seat but falls in Meerut district.