Allahabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Allahabad (Hindi: इलाहाबाद लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Allahabad 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 (2012)[2]
259 Meja None Allahabad 2,81,725
260 Karachhana None Allahabad 3,05,582
263 Allahabad South None Allahabad 3,24,481
264 Bara SC Allahabad 2,92,265
265 Koraon SC Allahabad 2,92,755
Total: 14,96,808

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1952 Sri Prakasa Indian National Congress
1957 Lal Bahadur Shastri Indian National Congress
1962 Lal Bahadur Shastri Indian National Congress
1967 Hari Krishna Shastri Indian National Congress
1971 H. N. Bahuguna Indian National Congress
1973 (By Poll) Janeshwar Mishra Bharatiya Kranti Dal
1977 Janeshwar Mishra Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 V. P. Singh Indian National Congress (Indira)
1980 (By Poll) Krishna Prakash Tiwari Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Amitabh Bachchan Indian National Congress
1988 (By Poll) V. P. Singh Independent
1989 Janeshwar Mishra Janata Dal
1991 Saroj Dubey Janata Dal
1996 Murli Manohar Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Murli Manohar Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Murli Manohar Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Rewati Raman Singh Samajwadi Party
2009 Rewati Raman Singh Samajwadi Party
2014 Shyama Charan Gupta Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

Indian general election, 2014: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Shyama Charan Gupta 3,13,476 35.19 +24.08
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,51,723 28.24 -9.70
BSP Keshri Devi Patel 1,62,045 18.18 -13.46
INC Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi 1,02,385 11.49 +4.81
Independent Draupadi Devi 8,321 0.93
AAP Adarsh Shastri 6,439 0.72 +0.72
NOTA None of the Above 3,624 0.41 +0.41
Majority 61,753 6.94 +0.60
Turnout 8,91,586 53.50 +10.09
BJP gain from SP Swing +24.08

Earlier elections[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,09,431 38.06 +2.42
BSP Ashok Kumar Bajpai 1,74,511 31.72 +14.72
BJP Yogesh Shukla 60,983 11.09 -20.23
INC Shyam Krishna Pandey 33,027 6.73 +0.55
AD Bihari Lal Sharma 22,086 4.01 +0.14
Independent Hira Lal 7,537 1.37
Independent Abhay Srivastava 5,976 1.09
Independent Kusum Kumari 4,236 0.77
Independent Akbal Mohammd 2,358 0.43
Independent Narendra Kumar Tiwari 2,340 0.43
RMSP Om Prakash 2,253 0.41
NELU Sarfuddin 2,062 0.37
Majority 34,920 6.34 +2.02
Turnout 5,50,197 43.41
SP hold Swing
Indian general election, 2004: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,34,008 35.64
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,05,625 31.32
BSP R. K. Singh Patel 1,11,576 17.00
INC Satya Prakash Malviya 40,545 6.18
AD Raj Karan Bind 25,426 3.87
Majority 28,383 4.32
Turnout 6,56,498 42.13
SP gain from BJP Swing
Indian general election, 1999: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,19,114 33.79
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 1,48,783 22.94
INC Dr. Rita Bahuguna Joshi 1,33,428 20.57
BSP Ram Dular Singh Patel 1,09,383 16.87
AD Ram Prakash Singh Patel 15,231 2.35
Independent C. P. Srivastava 10,486 1.63
Independent Shiv Dutt Shukla 4,002 0.62
Majority 70,331 10.85
Turnout 6,48,551 45.98
BJP hold Swing
Indian general election, 1998: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,65,232
SP Shyama Charan Gupta 2,21,942
Majority 43,290
BJP hold Swing
Indian general election, 1996: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Murli Manohar Joshi 2,16,844 42.71
Janata Dal Saroj Dubey 1,13,321 22.32
Majority 1,03,523 20.39
Turnout 5,07,695 36.48
BJP gain from Janata Dal Swing
Indian general election, 1984: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC(I) Amitabh Bachchan 2,97,461 68.21
Lok Dal Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna 1,09,666 25.15
Majority 1,87,795 43.06
Turnout 4,36,120 56.08
INC(I) hold Swing
Indian general election, 1977: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BLD Janeshwar Mishra 1,90,697 57.71
INC Vishwanath Pratap Singh 1,00,709 30.48
ABHM Om Prakash Nirala 14,761 4.47
Independent Kripal Singh 7,363 2.23
Independent Govind Mishra 4,297 1.30
Majority 89,988 27.23
Turnout 3,30,419 52.85
BLD gain from INC Swing
Indian general election, 1962: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Lal Bahadur Shastri 1,37,324 58.07
BJS Ram Gopal Sand 68,791 29.09
Majority 68,533 28.98
Turnout 2,36,488 53.01
INC hold Swing
Indian general election, 1957: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Lal Bahadur Shastri 1,24,896 58.41
Praja Socialist Party Radhey Shyam Pathak 68,864 32.21
Majority 56,032 26.20
Turnout 2,13,814 51.50
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 25°26′N 81°52′E / 25.44°N 81.86°E / 25.44; 81.86

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