Moradabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Member of Parliament From Moradabad
Incumbent
Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh

since 21 May 2014
Appointer People of Moradabad Lok Sabha Constituency
Inaugural holder Ram Saran
Formation 15 August 1947

Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: मुरादाबाद लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Formed before the 1952 elections, according to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Moradabad Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 6) were 1,388,525 of which 634,547 are females and 753,978 are males. The administrative headquarters of Moradabad district is situated in the city of Moradabad. It is located in the northern part of the state at a distance of 167 km from the national capital, New Delhi. Situated on the banks of the river Ramganga, this town lies at an average elevation of 198 meters. Hindi is the official language of Moradabad, though Urdu, Punjabi and English are widely spoken.

According to the census data of 2011, Moradabad has a total population of 889,810 of which 53% are males and 47% are females. It has a sex ratio of 908 females per 1000 males. 12.4% of the population is below the age of six. The city of Moradabad has an average literacy of 70.65% with male literacy at 74.05% and female literacy at 66.90%. The economy of this city is primarily dependent on the Brass industry, the produces of which are exported worldwide. Moradabad has a promising number of notable universities, schools and colleges. The divisional headquarters of the Northern Railway of India is situated in this city. National Highway NH 24 passes through Moradabad.

Assembly segments[edit]

At present, after the implementation of the Presidential notification on delimitation on February 19, 2008, Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments.Kanth and Thakurdwara assembly segments before 2008 were in erstwhile Amroha and Rampur Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.These are:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/General) MLA and Ruling Party District Number of electorates (2014)[2]
19 Barhapur General Mohammad Ghazi BSP Bijnor 3,14,641
25 Kanth General Aneesurrehman PECP Moradabad 3,08,925
26 Thakurdwara General Nawab Jaan Khan SP Moradabad 3,13,876
27 Moradabad Rural General Shameemul Haq SP Moradabad 3,08,950
28 Moradabad Nagar General Mohammad Yusuf Ansari SP Moradabad 3,99,194
Total: 17,20,516

List of Members of Parliament from Moradabad[edit]

Election Member Party
1952 Ram Saran Indian National Congress
1957 Ram Saran Indian National Congress
1962 Syed Muzaffar Hussain Independent (politician)
1967 O. P. T. Pursharthi Bharatiya Jan Sangh
1971 Virendra Agarwala Bharatiya Jan Sangh
1977 Ghulam Mohammad Khan Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Ghulam Mohammad Khan Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Hafiz Mohd. Siddiq Indian National Congress
1989 Ghulam Mohammad Khan Janata Dal
1991 Ghulam Mohammad Khan Janata Dal
1996 Shafiqur Rahman Barq Samajwadi Party
1998 Shafiqur Rahman Barq Samajwadi Party
1999 Chandra Vijay Singh Akhil Bharatiya Loktantrik Congress
2004 Shafiqur Rahman Barq Samajwadi Party
2009 Mohammad Azharuddin Indian National Congress
2014 Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Moradabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh 4,85,224 43.02 Increase9.88
SP Dr. S T Hasan 3,97,720 35.26 Increase31.5
BSP Haji Mohd. Yaqoob 1,60,945 14.27 Decrease5.13
PECP Engineer Mohammad Irfan 25,840 2.29 Increase2.29
INC Begum Noor Bano 19,732 1.75 Decrease37.8
AITMC Saurabh Pratap Singh 5,647 0.50 Increase0.50
Majority 87,504 7.94 Increase4.95
Turnout 11,27,965 65.56 Increase10.76
BJP gain from INC Swing Increase9.88

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Coordinates: 28°50′N 78°46′E / 28.83°N 78.76°E / 28.83; 78.76