One of the 80 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur covers the urban area of the Kanpur district. The Kanpur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 43) has a total of 1,390,055 electorates out of which 617,664 are females and 772,391 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. Formed prior to 1951 constituency elections, this constituency currently comprises of five Vidhan Sabha segments and has a total number of 1,376,332 voters. It is the headquarters of the Kanpur District and belongs to the Kanpur Division. The city of Kanpur, nicknamed as the "Leather City", has an elevation of 126 m and spreads over an area of 605 sq km. The total population of the urban agglomeration of Kanpur is over 2,920,000 of which about 1,585,000 are males and about 1,335,000 are females. It has a sex ratio of 842 females per 1000 males. Hindi is the official and the most widely spoken language while English, Punjabi and Urdu are prevalent as well. Muslims hold a 75% majority here.
With an average literacy rate of 70.36%, Mathura has a male literacy rate of 71.92% and a female literacy rate of 60.25%. Several world renowned institutions are located here including IIT Kanpur and Harcourt Butler Technological Institute. One of the largest leather producers and exporters, Kanpur also has textile, chemical and many other industries. National Highways NH-2, NH-25, NH-86 and NH-91 connect Kanpur to a large road network with several major cities all over the country.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kanpur Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kanpur 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 Kanpur constituency is Dr.Murli Manohar Joshi of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||43||Kanpur||GEN||Dr.Murli Manohar Joshi||M||BJP||474712||Sriprakash Jaiswal||M||INC||251766|
|2009||43||Kanpur||GEN||Jaiswal,Shri Sriprakash||M||INC||214988||Sukhda Mishra||M||BJP||196082|
|2004||61||Kanpur||GEN||Shriprakash Jaiswal||M||INC||211109||Satya Dev Pachauri||M||BJP||205471|
|1999||65||Kanpur||GEN||Sriprakash Jaiswal||M||INC||293610||Jagat Veer Singh Drone||M||BJP||259151|
|1998||65||Kanpur||GEN||Jagat Veer Singh Dron||M||BJP||335996||Surendra Mohan Agarwal||M||SP||199987|
|1996||65||Kanpur||GEN||Jagatveer Singh Dron||M||BJP||297550||Subhashini Ali||M||CPM||146460|
|1991||65||Kanpur||GEN||Jagatveer Singh Bron||M||BJP||193275||R.N. Pathak||M||INC||79654|
|1989||65||Kanpur||GEN||Subhashini Ali||F||CPM||174438||Jagat Vir Singh||M||BJP||117851|
|1984||65||Kanpur||GEN||Naresh Chandra Chaturvedi||M||INC||214160||Sayed Shahabuddin||M||JNP||76791|
|1980||65||Kanpur||GEN||Arif Mohammad Khan||M||INC(I)||163230||Maqbool Husain Kureshi||M||JNP||88049|
|1977||65||Kanpur||GEN||Manohar Lal||M||BLD||269629||Naresh Chandra Chaturvedi||M||INC||95340|
|1971||65||Kanpur||GEN||S. M. Banerjee||M||IND||148845||Babu Ram Shukla||M||BJS||59646|
|1967||65||Kanpur||GEN||S.M. Banerji||M||IND||77882||G. Dutt||M||INC||71365|
|1962||65||Kanpur||GEN||S. M. Banerjee||M||IND||139039||Bejoy Kumar Sinha||M||INC||80934|
|1957||34||Kanpur||GEN||S. M. Banerjee||M||IND||87612||Surya Prasad Awasthi||M||INC||70988|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Kanpur Constituency
|Name of MP||Murli Manohar Joshi|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Murli Manohar Joshi in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Kanpur Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kanpur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Govind Nagar||Sishamau||Arya Nagar|
|Kidwai Nagar||Kanpur Cantonment|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015