Rae Bareli (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: रायबरेली लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India

Sonia Gandhi is the current MP from Rae Bareli constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Bachhrawan
  2. Harchandpur
  3. Rae Bareli
  4. Sareni
  5. Unchahar

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1951-52 Feroze Gandhi Indian National Congress
1957 Feroze Gandhi Indian National Congress
1960 (By-election) Rajendra Pratap. Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Baij Nath Kureel Indian National Congress
1967 Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
1971 Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
1977 Raj Narain Janata Party
1980 (Resigned ) Indira Gandhi
( Retained Medak seat )
Indian National Congress (Indira)
1980 (By-election) Arun Nehru Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Arun Nehru Indian National Congress
1989 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1991 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1996 Ashok Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Ashok Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Satish Sharma Indian National Congress
2004 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2006 (By-election) Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2009 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2014 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress

Election Results[edit]

General Election 2004[edit]

Indian general elections, 2004: Rae Bareli[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sonia Gandhi 3,78,107 58.75
SP Ashok Singh 1,28,342 19.94
BSP Rajesh Yadav 57,543 8.94
BJP Girish Narayan Panday 31,290 4.86
JD(S) Hori Lal 15,160 2.36
AD Indra Pal Singh 9,969 1.55
JD(U) Shiv Balak 3,873 0.60
CPI Sona Devi 3,238 0.50
INLD Heera Lal 3,202 0.50
ABHM Hari Shanker Misra 2,900 0.45
Majority 2,49,765 38.81
Turnout 6,37,254
INC hold Swing

By-election 2006[edit]

By-election, 2006: Rae Bareli[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sonia Gandhi 4,74,891
SP Raj Kumar 57,003
BJP Vinay Katiyar 19,657
Independent Uma Bharati 6,500
Majority 4,17,888
Turnout 43
INC hold Swing

General Election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sonia Gandhi 4,81,490 72.23
BSP R.S. Kushwaha 1,09,325 16.04
BJP R.B. Singh 25,444 3.82
AD Anil Kumar Maurya 12,321 1.85
Majority 3,72,165 55.83
Turnout 6,66,648 48.33
INC hold Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Rae Bareli[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sonia Gandhi 5,26,434 63.80 -8.43
BJP Ajay Agarwal 1,73,721 21.05 +17.23
BSP Pravesh Singh 63,633 7.71 -8.33
AAP Archana Srivastava 10,383 1.26 N/A
Independent Shakil Ahmad 7,914 0.96 N/A
Majority 3,52,713 42.75 -13.08
Turnout 8,25,136 52.73 +4.40
INC hold Swing -8.43

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-36-Rae Bareli". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). ECI. p. 308. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rae Bareli Lok Sabha". Elections.in. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sonia strides to victory with record margin". Rediff. 11 May 2006. 
  5. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. 

Coordinates: 26°14′N 81°15′E / 26.23°N 81.25°E / 26.23; 81.25