Akbarpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Akbarpur
Existence 2009-present
Reservation None
Current MP Devendra Singh Bhole
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Uttar Pradesh
Assembly Constituencies Akbarpur-Raniya
Bithoor
Kalyanpur
Maharajpur
Ghatampur

Akbarpur Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: अकबरपुर 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, Akbarpur Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2014)[2]
206 Akbarpur-Raniya None Kanpur Dehat 3,05,442
210 Bithoor None Kanpur Nagar 3,52,139
211 Kalyanpur None Kanpur Nagar 3,47,740
217 Maharajpur None Kanpur Nagar 4,41,020
218 Ghatampur SC Kanpur Nagar 3,22,294
Total: 17,68,635

These assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Bilhaur and Ghatampur (SC) parliamentary constituencies.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Raja Ram Pal Indian National Congress
2014 Devendra Singh Bhole Bharatiya Janata Party

General Elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Devendra Singh (Bhole Singh) 4,81,584 49.57 +24.95
BSP Anil Shukla Warsi 2,02,587 20.85 -4.33
SP Lal Singh Tomar 1,47,002 15.13 -2.32
INC Rajaram Pal 96,827 9.97 -20.24
AAP Arvind Kumar 7,914 0.81 New
NOTA None of the Above 3,948 0.41 New
Majority 2,78,997 28.72 +23.69
Turnout 9,71,375 54.93 +13.19
BJP gain from INC Swing +28.10

Election Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Akbarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Raja Ram Pal 1,92,549 30.21
BSP Anil Shukla Warsi 1,60,506 25.18
BJP Arun Kumar Tiwari (Baba) 1,56,907 24.62
SP Kamlesh Kumar Pathak 1,11,243 17.45
Independent Virendra Vishwakarma 6,613 1.03
Janwadi Party Socialist Amar Singh Chauhan 5,468 0.86
Rastriya Samanta Dal A.K. Gupta 2,627 0.41
Independent Manjesh Kumar 1,642 0.26
Rastriya Kranrikari Party Satendra Kushwaha 1,580 0.25
Akhil Bhartiya Ashok Sena Vimal Singh 1,494 0.23
BPD Dharmendra Pratap Singh 1,461 0.23
Independent Omkar 1,355 0.21
Rastriya Jan Uthan Party Ram Gopal 1,051 0.16
RSP Daya Shanker 720 0.11
RPI(A) Ch. Dharmendra Singh 623 0.10
JD(S) Baikunth Nath 595 0.09
Majority 32,043 5.03 -2.83
Turnout 6,37,254 43.62
INC win (new seat)

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Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 26°26′N 82°32′E / 26.43°N 82.54°E / 26.43; 82.54