Sant Kabir Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Sant Kabir Nagar Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: संत कबीर नगर लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency came into existence in 2009 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Existence2009–present
Current MPPraveen Kumar Nishad
PartyBJP
Elected Year2019 Election
StateUttar Pradesh

Assembly Segments[edit]

Presently, Sant Kabir Nagar Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Alapur
  2. Menhdawal
  3. Khalilabad
  4. Dhanghata
  5. Khajani

Mehdawal and Khalilabad Vidhan Sabha segments were earlier part of the erstwhile Khalilabad Lok Sabha constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]


Year Winner Party
2009 Bhishma Shankar Tiwari Bahujan Samaj Party
2014 Sharad Tripathi Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Praveen Kumar Nishad Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019: Sant Kabir Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Praveen Kumar Nishad 4,67,543 43.97
BSP Bhishma Shankar Tiwari 4,31,794 40.61
INC Bhal Chandra Yadav 1,28,506 12.08
NOTA None of the Above 12,631 1.19
Majority 35,749 3.36
Turnout 10,63,925 54.20
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2014: Sant Kabir Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sharad Tripathi 3,48,892 34.47
BSP Bhism Shankar (Kushal Tiwari) 2,50,914 24.79
SP Bhal Chandra Yadav 2,40,169 23.73
PECP Rajaram 69,193 6.84
INC Rohit Kumar Pandey 22,029 2.18
NOTA None of the Above 4,747 0.47
Majority 97,978 9.68
Turnout 10,11,649 53.13
BJP gain from BSP Swing

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Coordinates: 26°44′N 83°01′E / 26.73°N 83.02°E / 26.73; 83.02