Election Result 2019: Voters in UP’s Deoria have not chosen the same party twice
Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of members to Parliament at 80, will go to polls in all the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election 2019. Votes will be counted on May 23.Updated: May 23, 2019 09:16 IST
The Deoria parliamentary constituency is located in the eastern region or Purvanchal of politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh.
Voters in the Deoria Lok Sabha seat have not repeated any party’s candidate since 1996, when the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prakash Mani Tripathi won the Lok Sabha election. In the 1998 polls, Mohan Singh of the Samajwadi Party was successful and in the next election, Prakash Mani Tripathi managed to come back.
Mohan Singh won in the 2004 Lok Sabha election, the Bahujan Samaj Party’s Gorakh Prasad Jaiswal in 2009 and Kalraj Mishra helped the BJP win in 2014.
There are five assembly segments — Deoria, Tamkuhi Raj, Fazilnagar, Pathardeva and Rampur Karkhana — under the Deoria Lok Sabha seat.
Brahmins and Kshatriyas are among the upper castes voters who have a strong presence in the constituency.
Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of members to Parliament at 80, went to polls in all the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election 2019.
Here are a few details about the Deoria Lok Sabha seat:
State: Uttar Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Deoria
Polling date: May 19
2019 candidates: Ramapati Ram Tripathi (BJP), Binod Kumar Jaiswal (BSP),
Niyaz Ahmad Khan (Congress)
Sitting MP, party: Kalraj Mishra, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 265,386
Runner up name, party: Niyaj Ahmad Khan, BSP
Number of voters in 2014: 971,557
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53.77%
Number of women voters in 2014: 809,612
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,780