Sant Kabir Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Sant Kabir Nagar Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: संत कबीर नगर लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) 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, Sant Kabir Nagar Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. AlapurRajesultanpur
  2. Menhdawal
  3. Khalilabad
  4. Dhanghata
  5. Khajani

Menhdawal and Khalilabad Vidhan Sabha segments were earlier part of the erstwhile Khalilabad Lok Sabha constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Vidhan Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-14 Bhismshankar Bahujan Samaj Party
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Sharad Tripathi Bharatiya Janata Party

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Sant Kabir Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sharad Tripathi
BSP Bhism Shankar
Majority 97,978
Turnout
BJP gain from BSP Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-62-Sant Kabir Nagar". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 26°44′N 83°01′E / 26.73°N 83.02°E / 26.73; 83.02