With a total of 647,090 voters as per as 2009 elections, Agra is one of the parliamentray constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Agra Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 18) consists of 1,539,683 number of electorates in totality, of these 856,239 are males and 683,444 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It was formed in 1952 and has five Vidhan Sabha segments with two of them being reserved for the SC category. The city of Agra is the district headquarters of the Agra district and is located on the banks of River Yamuna at a distance of 363 km from Lucknow and 200 km from New Delhi. Agra is home to the exquisite Taj Mahal and has a metropolitan area of 1,880.40 sq km and an elevation of over 170 m.
According to 2011 India Census data, the city has a total population of 1,775,134 with 53% consisting of males and 47% consisting of females. The child population comprises of 11% of the total while the sex ratio is 868 females per 1000 males. There is an 82.1% Hindu majority followed by 15% Muslims. The average literacy rate of Agra is 81% with 86% male and 66% female literacy rate rates. The city has been an important center of Islamic education since the Mughal era and presently houses several important institutions. Tourism, agriculture and jewelry are the prime industries here. NH-2, NH-3, NH-11 and NH-93 pass through the city.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Agra Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Agra parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Agra constituency is Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||18||Agra||(SC)||Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria||M||BJP||583716||Narayan Singh Suman||M||BSP||283453|
|2009||18||Agra||(SC)||Ram Shankar,Prof.(Dr.)||M||BJP||203697||Kunwar Chand (Vakil)||M||BSP||193982|
|2004||69||Agra||GEN||Raj Babbar||M||SP||243094||Murari Lal Mittal Fatehpuria||M||BJP||185752|
|1999||73||Agra||GEN||Raj Babbar||M||SP||288558||Bhagwan Shankar Rawat||M||BJP||175576|
|1998||73||Agra||GEN||Bhagwan Shankar Rawat||M||BJP||240172||Rameshwar Singh||M||IND||191749|
|1996||73||Agra||GEN||Bhagwan Shankar Rawat||M||BJP||224935||A.K.Maurya||M||BSP||140367|
|1991||73||Agra||GEN||Bhagwan Shanker Rawat||M||BJP||187328||Ajay Singh /O Bhagwan Singh||M||JD||124202|
|1989||73||Agra||GEN||Ajay Singh||M||JD||200975||Nihal Singh||M||INC||124506|
|1984||73||Agra||GEN||Nihal Singh||M||INC||147473||Udayan Sharma||M||LKD||107796|
|1980||73||Agra||GEN||Nihal Singh||M||INC(I)||117942||Adi Ram Singhal||M||JNP||101527|
|1977||73||Agra||GEN||Shambhu Nath Chaturvedi||M||BLD||257472||Achal Singh||M||INC||96920|
|1971||73||Agra||GEN||Achal Singh||M||INC||160242||Babu Lal Singhal||M||BKD||47181|
|1967||73||Agra||GEN||S.A. Singh||M||INC||95828||H. Rani||M||BJS||68095|
|1957||23||Agra||GEN||Seth Achal Singh||M||INC||110710||Sri Krishna Dutt Paliwal||M||IND||80995|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Agra Constituency
|Name of MP||Ram Shankar Katheria|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Ram Shankar Katheria in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : This MP was appointed a minister in Nov 2014. Ministers represent the government, so we do not report their participation. Participation and attendance details for this MP are thus available only till 14th Aug, 2014.(Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Agra Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Agra parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Etmadpur||Agra Cantonment (SC)||Agra South|
|Agra North||Jalesar (SC)|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015