Azamgarh (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Azamgarh
Akhilesh Yadav (14335961811).jpg
Incumbent MP: Akhilesh Yadav
Existence1952 - present
Reservationnone
Current MPAkhilesh Yadav
PartySamajwadi Party
Elected Year2019
StateUttar Pradesh
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (7 times)

Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituency comprises eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Gopalpur
  2. Sagri
  3. Mubarakpur
  4. Azamgarh
  5. Mehnagar

Members of Parliament[edit]


Year Winner Party
1952 Algu Rai Shastri Indian National Congress
1957 Kalika Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Ram Harakh Yadav Indian National Congress
1967 Chandrajit Yadav Indian National Congress
1971 Chandrajit Yadav Indian National Congress
1977 Ram Naresh Yadav Janata Party
1978^ Mohsina Kidwai Indian National Congress (I)
1980 Chandrajit Yadav Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Santosh Singh Indian National Congress
1989 Ram Krishna Yadav Bahujan Samaj Party
1991 Chandrajit Yadav Janata Dal
1996 Ramakant Yadav Samajwadi Party
1998 Akbar Ahmad Bahujan Samaj Party
1999 Ramakant Yadav Samajwadi Party
2004 Ramakant Yadav Bahujan Samaj Party
2008^ Akbar Ahmad Bahujan Samaj Party
2009 Ramakant Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Mulayam Singh Yadav Samajwadi Party
2019 Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Azamgarh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SP Akhilesh Yadav 6,21,578 60.04 +24.61
BJP Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' 3,61,704 35.1 +6.25
Bharat Raksha Dal Dr Rajeev Pandey 3,739 0.4 +0.4
SBSP Abhimanyu Singh Sunny 10,078 1.0 +1
RUC Anil Singh 6,763 0.7 -0.68
NOTA None of the Above 7,255 0.7 +0.11
Majority 2,59,874 25.3 +18.72
Turnout 10,29,796 57.56
SP hold Swing

General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Azamgarh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SP Mulayam Singh Yadav 3,40,306 35.43 +17.86
BJP Ramakant Yadav 2,77,102 28.85 -6.28
BSP Shah Alam (Guddu Jamali) 2,66,528 27.75 -0.43
INC Arvind Kumar Jaiswal 17,950 1.87 -2.55
RUC Aamir Rashadi Madni 13,271 1.38 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 5,660 0.59 N/A
Margin of victory 63,204 6.58 -0.37
Turnout 9,60,218 56.38 +11.74
SP gain from BJP Swing +0.30

General election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Azamgarh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramakant Yadav 2,47,648 35.13
BSP Akbar Ahmad Dumpy 1,98,609 28.18
SP Durga Prasad Yadav 1,23,844 17.57
RUC Dr. Javed Akhtar 59,270 8.41
INC Santosh Kumar Singh 31,159 4.42
Margin of victory 49,039 6.95
Turnout 7,04,863 44.64
BJP gain from BSP Swing

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes1[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-69-Azamgarh". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website.

Coordinates: 26°04′N 83°11′E / 26.06°N 83.19°E / 26.06; 83.19