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Ghosi Election Results 2019: BJP won this UP seat in 2014 for the first time

The BJP won the Ghosi Lok Sabha seat for the first time in 2014 general election under the “Modi wave”. Before that, the Congress bagged the seat four times and CPI had been successful five times in the 16 elections held here.

constituency watch Updated: May 23, 2019 11:54 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Women queue up to cast their votes at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh.(AFP)

The Ghosi parliamentary constituency was once associated with Kalpanath Rai, who represented it in the Lok Sabha for four terms.

The Bharatiya Janata Party won the Ghosi Lok Sabha seat for the first time in 2014 general election under the “Modi wave”. Before that, the Congress bagged the seat four times and Communist Party of India (CPI) had been successful five times in the 16 elections held here.

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The Bahujan Samal Party and Samajwadi Party candidates have been elected twice and once respectively.

Ghosi Lok Sabha seat covers the entire Mau district and there are five assembly segments of Madhuban, Ghosi, Muhammadabad-Gohna, Mau and Rasara under it. It has a significant population of Muslim, OBC and Dalit communities along with Brahmin and Thakur electorates.

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Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of members to Parliament at 80, saw polls in all the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election 2019. BSP’s Atul Kumar Singh is currently leading in this constituency.

Here are a few details about the Ghosi Lok Sabha seat:

State: Uttar Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Ghosi

Polling date: May 19

2019 candidates: Harinarayan Rajbhar (BJP), Atul Kumar Singh ‘Anjaan’ (CPI), Atul Rai (BSP)

Sitting MP, party: Harinarayan Rajbhar, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 146,015

Runner up name, party: Dara Singh Chauhan, BSP

Number of voters in 2014: 1,039,656

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 54.98%

Number of women voters in 2014: 851,079

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,490

First Published: May 12, 2019 16:26 IST