Kushi Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kushi Nagar Lok Sabha constituency 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, Kushi Nagar Lok Sabha constituency comprises Five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Khadda
  2. Padrauna
  3. Kushinagar
  4. Hata
  5. Ramkola

Ramkola, Hata and Padrauna assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Padrauna (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Member Political Party
2009 R. P. N. Singh Indian National Congress
2014 Rajesh Pandey Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Kushi Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Rajesh Pandey (Guddu) 3,70,051 38.92 +16.73
INC Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh 2,84,511 29.92 -0.71
BSP Dr. Sangam Mishra 1,32,881 13.98 -13.77
SP Radhe Shyam Singh 1,11,256 11.70 +4.15
PECP Kashim Ali 9,024 0.95 +0.95
NOTA None of the Above 10,102 1.06 +1.06
Majority 85,540 9.00 +6.12
Turnout 9,50,446 56.54 +5.71
BJP gain from INC Swing +8.29
General Election, 2009: Kushi Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh 2,23,954 30.63
BSP Swami Prasad Maurya 2,02,860 27.75
BJP Vijay Dubey 1,62,189 22.19
SP Bramha Shanker Tripathi 55,223 7.55
IPP Kishor Kumar 18,726 2.56
SBSP Jangi 13,534 1.85
Majority 21,094 2.88
Turnout 7,31,041 50.83
INC win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-65-Kushi Nagar". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 26°54′N 83°59′E / 26.9°N 83.98°E / 26.9; 83.98