Lok Sabha elections 2019: Bhadohi constituency in Uttar Pradesh
In the Lok Sabha Election held in 2009, for the first time after the restructuring of the constituency, Gorakhnath Pandey of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) registered a victory from this seat. Virendra Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party won from Bhadohi in the next general election in 2014.Updated: May 23, 2019 11:15 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Bhadohi Lok Sabha constituency in eastern Uttar Pradesh was formed after the delimitation of assemblies in 2008.
In the Lok Sabha elections held in 2009 for the first time after the restructuring of the constituency, Gorakhnath Pandey of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) registered a victory on this seat. Virendra Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party won from Bhadohi in the next general election in 2014.
The Bhadohi parliamentary constituency Pratappur, Handia, Bhadohi, Gyanpur and Aurai assembly segments under it. Dalits, Brahmins and Muslims are the most dominant communities in Bhadohi.
Ramesh Bind from BJP is currently leading after the first phase of counting of Election Result 2019.
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 Bhadohi Lok Sabha seat:
State: Uttar Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bhadohi
Polling date: May 12
2019 candidates: Ramesh Bind (BJP), Rama Kant Yadav (Congress), Ranganath Mishra (BSP)
Sitting MP, party: Virendra Singh, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 158,141
Runner up name, party: Rakesh Dhar Tripathi, BSP
Number of voters in 2014: 981,552
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53.50%
Number of women voters in 2014: 818,598
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,760
First Published: May 07, 2019 12:01 IST