Phulpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

Its best-known MP is the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, who died in office in 1964 while holding this seat.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Phulpur 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)
254 Phaphamau None Allahabad 3,47,004
255 Soraon SC Allahabad 3,53,630
256 Phulpur None Allahabad 3,72,093
261 Allahabad West None Allahabad 4,13,021
262 Allahabad North None Allahabad 4,27,527
Total: 19,13,275

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1952 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
1957 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
1962 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
1964 (By Poll) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Indian National Congress
1967 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Indian National Congress
1969 (By Poll) Janeshwar Mishra Samyukta Socialist Party
1971 V. P. Singh Indian National Congress
1977 Kamala Bahuguna Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 B. D. Singh Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Ram Pujan Patel Indian National Congress
1989 Ram Pujan Patel Janata Dal
1991 Ram Pujan Patel Janata Dal
1996 Jang Bahadur Patel Samajwadi Party
1998 Jang Bahadur Patel Samajwadi Party
1999 Dharmraj Patel Samajwadi Party
2004 Atique Ahmad Samajwadi Party
2009 Kapil Muni Karwariya Bahujan Samaj Party
2014 Keshav Prasad Maurya Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Keshav Prasad Maurya 5,03,564 52.43 +44.31
SP Dharam Raj Singh Patel 1,95,256 20.33 -7.39
BSP Kapil Muni Karwariya 1,63,710 17.05 -13.31
INC Mohammad Kaif 58,127 6.05 -6.20
AAP Shimala Shri 7,384 0.77 +0.77
NOTA None of the Above 8,424 0.88 +0.88
Margin of victory 3,08,308 32.10 +29.46
Turnout 9,60,341 50.20 +11.51
BJP gain from BSP Swing +22.07

General elections 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BSP Kapil Muni Karwariya 1,67,542 30.36
SP Shyama Charan Gupta 1,52,964 27.72
Independent Dr. Sone Lal Patel 76,699 13.90
INC Dharmaraj Singh Patel 67,623 12.25
BJP Karan Singh Patel 44,828 8.12
Majority 14,578 2.64
Turnout 5,51,917 38.69
BSP gain from SP Swing

General elections 1962[edit]

Indian general election, 1962: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 1,18,931 61.62
Socialist Ram Manohar Lohia 54,360 28.17
Margin of victory 64,571 33.45
Turnout 1,92,994 47.15
INC hold Swing

General elections 1957[edit]

Indian general election, 1957: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 2,27,448 36.87
INC Masuriya Din 1,98,430 32.17
Margin of victory 29,018 4.70
Turnout 6,16,862 77.24
INC hold Swing

General elections 1952[edit]

Indian general election, 1952: Allahabad East-Jaunpur West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 2,33,571 38.73
INC Masuriya Din 1,81,700 30.13
KMPP Banshi Lal 59,642 9.89
Independent Prabhu Datt Brahmchari 56,718 9.41
Independent K. K. Chatterjee 27,392 4.54
ABHM Thate Laxman Ganesh 25,870 4.29
RSP Badri Prasad 18,129 3.01
Margin of victory 61,871 8.60
Turnout 6,03,022 40.21
INC win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-43-Kanpur". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 

Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°05′E / 25.55°N 82.09°E / 25.55; 82.09