Raebareli (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Raebareli
Existence1952 - present
Reservationnone
Current MPSonia Gandhi
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2019
StateUttar Pradesh
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress

Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.This constituency is considered a bastion of the Indian National Congress.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Bachhrawan
  2. Harchandpur
  3. Rae Bareli
  4. Sareni
  5. Unchahar

Members of Parliament[edit]

Keys:

Election Member Party
1952 B N Kureel Indian National Congress
1957 Feroze Gandhi Indian National Congress
1962 R. P. Singh Indian National Congress
1967 Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
1971 Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
1977 Raj Narain Janata Party
1980 Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
1980 (By-election) Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1984 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1989 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1991 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1996 Ashok Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Ashok Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Satish Sharma Indian National Congress
2004 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2009 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2014 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress
2019 Sonia Gandhi Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

General Election 1971[edit]

  • Indira Nehru Gandhi (Congress) : 183,309 votes
  • Raj Narain (SSP) : 71,499
    • Mrs Gandhi's election was annulled by Allahbad High Court in June 1975 on a technicality, but Supreme Court overturned the decision following an amendment to the constitution.

General Election 1977[edit]

1977 Indian general election: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BLD Raj Narain 1,77,719 53.51
INC Indira Gandhi 1,22,517 36.89
Independent P. Nallathampy Terah 9,311 2.80
Independent Kamal Ahamad Khan 7,467 2.25
Independent Krishna Prasad 4,083 1.23
Majority 55,202 16.62
Turnout 3,32,122 52.48
BLD gain from INC Swing

This time Prime minister on chair Indira Gandhi lost to her opponent .

General Election 1996[edit]

1996 Indian general election: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ashok Singh 1,63,390 33.93
Janata Dal Ashok Singh 1,29,503 26.90
BSP Babulal Lodhi 1,19,422 24.80
INC Vikram Kaul 25,457 5.29
Independent Ravendra Bahadur Singh 8,752 1.82
Majority 33,887 7.03
Turnout 4,81,482 41.38
BJP gain from INC Swing

General Election 1998[edit]

1998 Indian general election: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ashok Singh 2,37,204 36.15
SP Surendra Bahadur Singh 1,96,482 29.94
BSP Ramesh Kumar Maurya 1,30,342 19.86
INC Deepa Kaul 49,615 7.56
Independent Ram Kishore 18,787 2.86
Janata Dal Ram Harsh Verma 12,106 1.85
Majority 40,722 6.21
Turnout 6,56,147 56.04
BJP hold Swing

General Election 1999[edit]

1999 Indian general election: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Capt. Satish Sharma 2,24,202 32.76
SP Gajadhar Singh 1,50,653 22.01
BSP Anand Prakash Lodhi 1,37,775 20.13
BJP Arun Kumar Nehru 1,36,217 19.90
AD Babu Lal Kushwaha 8,058 1.18
Independent Arshad Ali Khan 7,466 1.09
Majority 73,549 10.75
Turnout 6,84,461 58.27
INC gain from BJP Swing

General Election 2004[edit]

2004 Indian general elections: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sonia Gandhi 3,78,107 58.75
SP Ashok Kumar Singh 1,28,342 19.94
BSP Rajesh Yadav 57,543 8.94
BJP Girish Narayan Panday 31,290 4.86
Independent Hori Lal 15,160 2.36
AD Indra Pal Singh 9,969 1.55
Majority 2,49,765 38.81
Turnout 6,43,560 48.42
INC hold Swing

By-election 2006[edit]

By-election, 2006: Rae Bareli[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sonia Gandhi 4,74,891 80.49
SP Raj Kumar 57,003 9.66
BJP Vinay Katiyar 19,657 3.33
RJP Deepa 8,336 1.41
Independent Sunder Lal 6,780 1.15
Majority 4,17,888 70.83
Turnout 5,90,033 43.30
INC hold Swing

General Election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sonia Gandhi 4,81,490 72.23 -8.26
BSP R. S. Kushwaha 1,09,325 16.40 N/A
BJP R. B. Singh 25,444 3.82 +0.49
AD Anil Kumar Maurya 12,321 1.85 N/A
IND. Hori Lal 10,073 1.51 N/A
Majority 3,72,165 55.83 -15.00
Turnout 6,66,648 48.33 +5.03
INC hold Swing -8.26

General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Rae Bareli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sonia Gandhi 5,26,434 63.80 -8.43
BJP Ajay Agarwal 1,73,721 21.05 +17.23
BSP Pravesh Singh 63,633 7.71 -8.69
AAP Archana Srivastava 10,383 1.26 N/A
IND. Shakil Ahamad 7,914 0.96 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 5,409 0.66 N/A
Majority 3,52,713 42.75 -13.08
Turnout 8,25,136 51.73 +3.40
INC hold Swing -8.43

General Election 2019[edit]

  • Sonia Gandhi (Congress) - winner again
  • BJP candidate came second

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-36-Rae Bareli". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website.
  2. ^ "Rae Bareli Lok Sabha". Elections.in. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Sonia strides to victory with record margin". Rediff. 11 May 2006.
Lok Sabha
Vacant
since 1966
(Prime Minister in Rajya Sabha)
Title last held by
Sabarkantha
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1967-1977
Succeeded by
Surat

Coordinates: 26°14′N 81°15′E / 26.23°N 81.25°E / 26.23; 81.25