The Parliamentary Constituency of Ghazipur is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh formed prior to the 1952 elections. 1,527,723 is the total electorate count in the Ghazipur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 75). Out of these 817,013 number of electorates are males and the remaining 710,710 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It presently comprises of five Vidhan Sabha segments, two of which are reserved for SC candidates. The administrative headquarters of Ghazipur district is situated in the city of Ghazipur. It is located in the eastern part of the state at an average elevation of 62 meters and covers an area of 20 sq. km. Hindi is the official language of Ghazipur.
According to the census data of 2011, Ghazipur has a total population of 110,698 of which 52.5% are males and 47.5% are females. It has a sex ratio of 951 females per 1000 males. 11.46% of the population is below the age of six. The city of Ghazipur has an average literacy of 85.46% with male literacy at 90.61% and female literacy at 79.79%. Hinduism is the predominant religion here with 75% of the population being Hindus. The economy of this city is primarily dependent on agriculture and the opium factory located here. Ghazipur has a promising number of notable schools and colleges, both government and private. National Highways NH 29, NH 19 and NH 97 pass through this city.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Ghazipur Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Ghazipur 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 Ghazipur constituency is Shri Manoj Sinha of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||75||Ghazipur||GEN||Manoj Sinha||M||BJP||306929||Smt Shivkanya Kushwaha||F||SP||274477|
|2009||75||Ghazipur||GEN||Singh,Shri Radhe Mohan||M||SP||379233||Afzal Ansari||M||BSP||309924|
|1991||50||Ghazipur||GEN||Bishva Nath Shastri||M||CPI||191339||Manoj||M||BJP||159045|
|1980||50||Ghazipur||GEN||Jainul Bashar||M||INC(I)||125297||Sarjoo Pandey||M||CPI||120006|
|1977||50||Ghazipur||GEN||Gauri Shanker Rai||M||BLD||195258||Zainul Bashar||M||INC||100913|
|1971||50||Ghazipur||(SC)||Sarjoo Pandey||M||CPI||135703||Shri Narain Singh||M||NCO||70210|
|1967||50||Ghazipur||GEN||S. Pandey||M||CPI||94266||V. S. Gahmari||M||INC||91026|
|1957||42||Ghazipur||GEN||Har Prasad Singh||M||INC||61523||Gahmari Vishwanath Singh||M||PSP||41647|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Ghazipur Constituency
|Name of MP||Manoj Sinha|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Professional Graduate|
|Activities of Manoj Sinha in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||N/A|
Note : This MP is a minister. Ministers represent the government in debates, so we do not report their participation. They do not sign the attendance register, ask questions, or introduce private member bills.(Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Ghazipur Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Ghazipur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Jakhanian (SC)||Saidpur (SC)||Ghazipur|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015