Ambedkar Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ambedkar Nagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. There were great personalities from this district. Dr Ram Manohar Lohia was also from this place. Some other prominent personalities are Shri Surendra Nath Tiriapthi, IAS in Orissa cadre and Mr Mahendra Nath Tiwari, IPS in Delhi cadre are officers from the same family of Bhiswa chittauna, Malipur.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Ambedkar Nagar Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Goshainganj
  2. Katehari
  3. Tanda
  4. Jalalpur
  5. Akbarpur

Katehari, Tanda, Jalalpur and Akbarpur assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Akbarpur Lok Sabha constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • As Akbarpur Lok Sabha constituency:
Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Panna Lal Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 Panna Lal Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Panna Lal Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 Ramji Ram Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Ramji Ram Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Visharad Mangaldeo Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Ram Awadh Janata Party (Secular)
Eighth 1984-89 Rampiyare Suman Indian National Congress (Indira)
Ninth 1989-91 Kumari Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party
Tenth 1991-96 Ram Awadh Janata Dal
Eleventh 1996-98 Ghanshyam Chandra Kharvar Bahujan Samaj Party
Twelfth 1998-99 Kumari Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party
Thirteenth 1999-2002 Kumari Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party
Thirteenth 2002-04 Tribhuvan Dutt Bahujan Samaj Party
Fourteenth 2004-07 Kumari Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party
Fourteenth 2007-09 Shankhlal Majhi Samajwadi Party
  • As Ambedkar Nagar Lok Sabha constituency:
Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Rakesh Pandey Bahujan Samaj Party
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Hari Om Pandey Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ambedkar Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Hari Om Pandey 4,32,104 41.77
BSP Rakesh Pandey 2,92,675 28.29
SP Ram Murti Verma 2,34,467 22.67
INC Ashok Singh 22,775 2.20
MAP Suresh Kumar Bauddh 7,694 0.74
Majority 1,39,429 13.48
Turnout 10,34,404 62.06
BJP gain from BSP Swing
Indian general election, 2004: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Kumari Mayawati 3,25,019 43.83 +8.67
SP Shankhlal Majhi 2,66,750 35.97 +8.04
BJP Triveni Ram 60,895 8.21 -16.52
AD Pushpa Kanaujia 29,254 3.94 -3.30
INC Jaisraj Gautam 28,312 3.82 +3.82
Independent Karuna Shankar 11,108 1.50 +1.50
Independent Shri Niwas 5,419 0.73 +0.73
Independent Ram Lal Rahi 3,706 0.50 +0.50
Independent Ram Niranjan 3,164 0.43 +0.43
Independent Ram Laut 3,016 0.41 +0.41
Independent Asha Ram 2,940 0.40 +0.40
RPI(A) Ram Pratap 1,989 0.27 +0.27
Majority 58,269 7.86
Turnout 7,41,572 60.92
BSP gain from SP Swing
Indian general election, 1999: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Kumari Mayawati 2,59,762 35.16
SP Ram Piyare Suman 2,06,376 27.93
BJP Bechan Ram Sonkar 1,82,752 24.73
AD Babu Lal 53,472 7.24
INC Mata Prasad 19,522
CPI Bhagwandin 5,271
Turnout 7,38,870 60.92
BSP gain from SP Swing
Indian general election, 1998: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Kumari Mayawati 2,63,561
SP Dr. Lalta Prasad Kannoujiya 2,38,382
BJP Triveni Ram 2,23,012
AD Chaitoo Ram 9,436
INC Krishna Kumar 4,451
Turnout 7,59,023 61.86
BSP gain from SP Swing
Indian general election, 1996: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Ghanshyam Chandra Kharvar 1,99,795
BJP Bechan Ram 1,75,228
SP Avadesh Prasad 1,69,046
AD Ram Naresh Kannaujia 31,951
Turnout 6,34,392
BSP gain from BJP Swing

Note: Election results are from Akbarpur Lok Sabha constituency

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-55-Ambedkar Nagar". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 25°25′N 81°52′E / 25.41°N 81.86°E / 25.41; 81.86