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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.

constituency watch Updated: May 23, 2019 11:15 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Bhadohi Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,Bhadohi Profile,Uttar Pradesh
Bhadohi Lok Sabha constituency will vote on May 12, the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.(HT file photo)

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.

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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

Also Read: Lok Sabha Election, Election Result 2019, Live Election Result, Election News, UP Election Result

First Published: May 07, 2019 12:01 IST