Shrawasti (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shrawasti
Buddha manipost.jpg
Bhuddha's statue in Shrawasti
Current MP Daddan Mishra
Party BJP
Elected Year 2014
State Uttar Pradesh
Category General
Assembly Constituencies Bhinga, 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 Indrani Verma SP None Shrawasti
290 Shrawasti Muhammad Ramjan SP None Shrawasti
291 Tulsipur Abdul Mashhood Khan SP None Balrampur
292 Gainsari Alauddin BSP None Balrampur
294 Balrampur Jagram SP 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
16th 2014-Incumbent Daddan Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
15th 2009-2014 Vinay Kumar Pandey Indian National Congress

Indian general election, 2014[edit]

Candidate Profile[edit]

The below table provides the key information about the candidates from the information declared by them through the affidavits submitted with their nomination.

Candidate Party Age Educational Qualification Declared Assets (INR) [note 1] Number of Criminal Cases
Charges Framed
(2+ yrs Custody)
Cognizance by Court Convicted
(1+ yr Custody)
Lal Ji Verma BSP 58 Post Graduate 7,12,07,500 Nil Nil Nil
Daddan Mishra BJP 47 Post Graduate 2,00,65,527 Nil Nil Nil
Vinay Kumar Pandey 'Vinnu' INC 49 Ph. D. 5,07,28,313 Nil 5 Nil
Rizwan Zaheer Peace 51 Graduate 1,80,42,636 Nil 1 Nil
Atiq Ahmad SP 51 Secondary (10th) 25,93,78,861 Yes 42 Yes

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 Atiq Ahmad 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 (Vinnu) 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

Uttar Pradesh Status Party wise of 2014 GE[edit]

  • Status For all 80 Constituencies
Party Won
Apna Dal 02
Bharatiya Janata Party 71
Indian National Congress 02
Samajwadi Party 05
Total 80

General Election 2009[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Shrawasti[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Vinay Kumar Pandey 'Vinnu' 2,01,556 33.29 14.34
BSP Rizvan Zaheer 1,59,527 26.35 11.35
SP Rubab Saida 1,11,247 18.38 7.91
BJP Satya Deo Singh 47,943 7.92 3.41
Turnout 6,05,386
INC gain from BSP Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes declared assets of self, spouse and dependents

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Information and Statistics-Parliamentary Constituencies-58-Shrawasti". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh website. 
  2. ^ Kalhans, Siddharth (January 24, 2008). "With delimitation ahead of LS polls, leaders looking for safe seats". Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  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