Varanasi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

Assembly segments[edit]

List of Constituencies (VARANASI). These are:[1]

  1. Rohaniya
  2. Varanasi North
  3. Varanasi South
  4. Varanasi Cantonment
  5. Sevapuri
  6. Pindra
  7. Shivpur
  8. Ajagara(SC)

Members of Parliament[edit]

2014 General Election Candidates[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Varanasi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AAP Arvind Kejriwal
BJP Narendra Modi
INC Ajai Rai
SP Kailash Chaurasia
CPI(M) Hiralal Yadav
AITMC Indira Tiwari
BSP Vijay Prakash Jaiswal

2009 General Election Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Varansi[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,03,122 30.52
BSP Mukhtar Ansari 1,85,911 27.94
SP Ajai Rai 1,23,874 18.61
INC Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra 66,386 9.98
AD Vijay Prakash Jaiswal 65,912 9.90
Independent Satya Prakash Srivastava 5,279 0.79
Independent Narendra Nath Dubey 2,826 0.42
Independent Rajesh Bharti 2,116 0.32
Independent Pushp Raj Sahu 1,830 0.27
Indian Justice Party Kishun Lal 1,627 0.24
Rashtriya Samta Dal Awdhesh Kushwaha 1,607 0.24
MADP Shyam Lal Vishwwakarma 1,582 0.24
Independent Anand Ambastha 1,454 0.22
Independent Parvwj Qadir Khan 1,243 0.19
Turnout 6,65,490 42.60
BJP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 25°19′N 82°59′E / 25.32°N 82.99°E / 25.32; 82.99