Bhadohi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhadohi 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.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Pratappur
  2. Handia
  3. Bhadohi
  4. Gyanpur
  5. Aurai

Aurai, Gyanpur and Bhadohi assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Mirzapur Lok Sabha constituency. Handia and Pratappur assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Bhadohi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Virendra Singh 4,03,695 41.10
BSP Rakesh Dhar Tripathi 2,45,554 25.00
SP Seema Mishra 2,38,712 24.30
JD(U) Tej Bahadur Yadav 26,995 2.75
INC Sartaj Imam 22,573 2.30
NOTA None of the Above 8,969 0.91
Majority 1,58,039 16.10
Turnout 9,81,866 53.52
BJP gain from BSP Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-78-Bhadohi". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 25°23′N 82°34′E / 25.39°N 82.57°E / 25.39; 82.57