Ghaziabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementaion of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Loni, India
  2. Muradnagar
  3. Sahibabad
  4. Ghaziabad
  5. Dhaulana

Ghaziabad Vidhan Sabha segment was earlier in Hapur constituency.Ghaziabad's 20 lakh voters are split between four lakh Muslims, an equal number of Dalits, about 2.6 lakh Vaishyas and 2.5lakh Rajputs.[2] 230 villages in the constituency are Rajput dominated.[3][4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Rajnath Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Gen. (Retd.) V. K. Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ghaziabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Gen. (Retd.) V. K. Singh 7,58,482 56.51 +13.17
INC Raj Babbar 1,91,222 14.25 -18.16
BSP Mukul 1,73,085 12.89 -8.84
SP Sudhan Kumar 1,06,984 7.97 N/A
AAP Shazia Ilmi 89,147 6.64 N/A
Majority 5,67,260 42.26 +31.33
Turnout 13,43,230 59.29 +13.99
BJP hold Swing +4.09
Indian general elections, 2009: Ghaziabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Raj Nath Singh 3,59,637 43.34
INC Surendra Prakash Goyal 2,68,956 32.41
BSP Pt. Amar Pal Sharma 1,80,285 21.73
Independent Samar Singh 4,168 0.50
NLHP Iqbal 3,818 0.46
Independent Satish 2,793 0.34
Indian Justice Party Azij Khan 2,286 0.28
Independent Vinod 1,843 0.22
NELU K.Z. Bukhari 1,279 0.15
NBNP Anwar Ahmed 910 0.11
ABHM Sanjay Sharma 784 0.09
Independent Lal Singh 731 0.09
Independent Yatan Sharma 648 0.08
Independent Trilok Singh Rawat 576 0.07
Independent Daya (Hijra) 568 0.07
BPD Hari Shankar Sharma 541 0.07
Majority 90,681 10.93
Turnout 8,29,823 45.30
BJP win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 28°40′N 77°27′E / 28.66°N 77.45°E / 28.66; 77.45