Shrawasti (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shrawasti
Buddha manipost.jpg
Bhuddha's statue in Shrawasti
Current MPRam Shiromani Verma
PartyBahujan Samaj Party
Elected Year2019
StateUttar Pradesh
CategoryGeneral
Assembly ConstituenciesBhinga, Shrawasti, Tulsipur , Gainsari and Balrampur

Shrawasti Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: श्रावस्ती 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 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 and Serving MLAs[edit]

Shrawasti Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

Constituency number Name Current MLA Party Reserved for (SC/ ST/None) District
289 Bhinga Mohammad Aslam BSP None Shrawasti
290 Shrawasti Ram Feran BJP None Shrawasti
291 Tulsipur Kailash Nath Shukla BJP None Balrampur
292 Gainsari Shailesh Kumar Singh BJP None Balrampur
294 Balrampur Paltu Ram BJP None Balrampur

Shrawasti, Tulsipur, Gainsari and Balrampur assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Shrawasti Lok Sabha constituency.[2] Bhinga assembly segment was earlier in erstwhile Bahraich Lok Sabha constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • From Shrawasti constituency:
Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
17th 2019-Incumbent Ram Shiromani Verma Bahujan Samaj Party
16th 2014-2019 Daddan Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
15th 2009-2014 Vinay Kumar Pandey Indian National Congress

General Election Results[edit]

Percentage change (±%) denotes the change in the number of votes from the immediate previous election.

UP Result of all 80 constituencies party wise.
General Election, 2014: Shrawasti-Balrampur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Daddan Mishra 3,45,964 35.30 +27.38
SP Ateeq Ahmed 2,60,051 26.53 +8.15
BSP Lal Ji Verma 1,94,890 19.88 -6.47
PECP Rizwan Zaheer 1,01,817 10.39 +8.35
INC Vinay Kumar Pandey 20,006 2.04 -31.25
Independent Arun Kumar 10,083 1.03
Independent Ram Adhar 6,278 0.64
Independent Vijay Kumar 5,542 0.56
Independent Prakash Chandra Mishra 4,489 0.45
Independent Arjun Yadav 3,730 0.38
Independent Tej Bahadur 3,474 0.35
Samyak Parivartan Party Saxsen 3,188 0.32
Independent Ram Sudhi 2,961 0.30
AAP Ratnesh 2,578 0.26
NOTA None of the Above 14,587 1.49
Majority 85,913 8.77
Turnout 9,79,638 54.79
BJP gain from INC Swing

General Election 2009[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Shrawasti[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Vinay Kumar Pandey 2,01,556 33.29 14.34
BSP Rizwan Zaheer 1,59,527 26.35 11.35
SP Rubab Sayeda 1,11,247 18.38 7.91
BJP Satya Deo Singh 47,943 7.92 3.41
PECP Rajeshwar Mishra 44,691 7.38
IND. Vinod Kumar Pandey 14,002 2.31
Majority 42,029 6.94
Turnout 6,05,386 43.06
INC gain from BSP Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-58-Shrawasti". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website.
  2. ^ Kalhans, Siddharth (24 January 2008). "With delimitation ahead of LS polls, leaders looking for safe seats". Indian Express. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  3. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 169. Retrieved 30 April 2014.

Coordinates: 27°42′N 81°50′E / 27.7°N 81.84°E / 27.7; 81.84