Kaushambi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kaushambi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency, spread over Kaushambi and Pratapgarh districts 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, Kaushambi Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Babaganj
  2. Kunda
  3. Sirathu
  4. Manjhanpur
  5. Chail

Sirathu, Manjhanpur and Chail assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Chail constituency, while Kunda assembly segment was in erstwhile Pratapgarh constituency before delimitation.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

2014 result[edit]

Indian general election, 2014: Kaushambi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vinod Kumar Sonkar 3,31,724 36.43 +27.49#
SP Shailendra Kumar 2,88,824 31.72 -12.99
BSP Suresh Pasi 2,01,322 22.11 -12.48
INC Mahendra Kumar 31,905 3.50 -3.89
Independent Mohan Lal 9,182 1.01 N/A
BMP Shripal 7,341 0.81 N/A
RSMD Malti Devi 6,548 0.72 N/A
Lok Dal Rajendra Sonkar 6,386 0.70 N/A
Independent Bina Rani 4,957 0.54 N/A
AAP Swarnalata Suman 3,692 0.41 N/A
Independent Chhedoo 3,340 0.37 N/A
NOTA None of the above 15,169 1.67 N/A
Majority 42,900 4.71 -5.41
Turnout 9,10,414 52.38 +12.75
Registered electors 16,72,976
BJP gain from SP Swing
  • #Swing based on addition of performance of BJP and Apna Dal in previous election

2009 result[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Kaushambi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SP Shailendra Kumar 2,46,501 44.71
BSP Girish Chandra Pasi 1,90,712 34.59
INC Ram Nihor Rakesh 40,765 7.39
BJP Gautam Chaudhary 30,475 5.53
AD Umesh Chandra Pasi 18,799 3.41
Independent Ram Saran 11,570 2.10
Independent Man Singh 3,973 0.72
Independent Jagdeo 3,973 0.72
Indian Justice Party Gulab Sonkar 2,975 0.54
Independent Gulab Chandra 2,500 0.45
Majority 55,789 10.12
Turnout 5,51,311 39.63
Registered electors 13,91,312
SP win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-50-Kaushambi". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 25°31′N 81°26′E / 25.51°N 81.43°E / 25.51; 81.43