Lucknow Lok Sabha Election SummaryLucknow has been the Bharatiya Janata Party’s bastion ever since the tenth Lok Sabha election in 1991. BJP’s Rajnath Singh was the one contesting from the constituency this time. Contesting with him are Congress' Rita Bahuguna Joshi, SP's Abhishek Mishra, BSP's Nakul Dubey and AAP's Jaaved Jaffrey.
Rajnath Singh came out as a winner defeating all others in the polls.
BJP’s candidate Rajnath Singh won the election by a resounding 561106 votes, defeating Rita Bahuguna Joshi by a margin of 272749 votes. In third place, Nakul Dubey won a total of 64,449 votes.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee had been contesting from here since 1991 till 2004. In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, BJP’s Lalji Tandon won the elections with 2,04,028 votes (total votes being 5,84,051) & a vote share of 34.93%.
Congress’ Rita Bahuguna Joshi was the runner-up with 1,63,127 and a vote share of 27.93% followed closely by the BSP’s candidate Akhilesh Gupta with 1,33,610 votes and 22.88% vote share.
The 2014 Lok Sabha elections saw the highlighting of the issues like power cables issues, sewage problems, underground lines problems, water drainage systems, maintenance of roads and rivers and restoring of the civic order. Along with the above stated problems the development and growth of industries, employment generation, corruption issues, economic growth acceleration and the safety of women dominated the election manifestos for Lucknow in the latest elections.
Lucknow is one of the 80 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh which came into existence before the elections of 1951 and has five legislative assembly segments. 1,653,123 is the total electorate count in the Lucknow Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 35). Out of these 889,363 number of electorates are males and the remaining 763,760 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. The city of Lucknow is the district headquarters of the district of Lucknow as well as the capital of the state. The district covers a total area of 2,528.07 sq km.
With a population growth of 25.79% over a decade, the district had a population of 45,88,455 in 2011. The city and the metropolitan population was 28,15,601 and 29,08,455, respectively. At an average, about 53% of the population comprises of males and 47% of females and about 12% of the population is under the age of six. The sex ratio is 917 females per 1,000 males. The average literacy rate of Lucknow is 80% with male and female literacy rates of 83% and 72%, respectively. Awadhi and Hindi are the most prevalent languages here.
It has several prominent institutions including IIM Lucknow and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University. The City Montessori School of Lucknow is the only school in the world which has a Guinness World Record. It is the 6th fastest job yielding city of India and has a flourishing economy. NH-24, 24B, 25, 28 and 56 connect the city nationwide.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Lucknow Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Lucknow 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 Lucknow constituency is Shri Raj Nath Singh of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||35||Lucknow||GEN||Raj Nath Singh||M||BJP||561106||Prof. Rita Bahuguna Joshi||F||INC||288357|
|2009||35||Lucknow||GEN||Tandon,Shri Lal Ji||M||BJP||204028||Rita Bahuguna Joshi||F||INC||163127|
|2004||16||Lucknow||GEN||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||M||BJP||324714||Madhu Gupta||M||SP||106339|
|1999||20||Lucknow||GEN||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||M||BJP||362709||Dr Karan Singh||M||INC||239085|
|1998||20||Lucknow||GEN||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||M||BJP||431738||Muzaffar Ali||M||SP||215475|
|1996||20||Lucknow||GEN||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||M||BJP||394865||Raj Babbar||M||SP||276194|
|1991||20||Lucknow||GEN||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||M||BJP||194886||Ranjeet Singh||M||INC||77583|
|1984||20||Lucknow||GEN||Sheila Kaul||F||INC||169260||Mohd. Yunus Saleem||M||LKD||47140|
|1980||20||Lucknow||GEN||Sheila Kaul||M||INC(I)||123231||Mahmood Butt||M||JNP||92849|
|1977||20||Lucknow||GEN||Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna||M||BLD||242362||Sheila Kaul||F||INC||77017|
|1971||19||Lucknow||GEN||Sheela Kaul||M||INC||171019||Purshottam Das Kapoor||M||BJS||51818|
|1967||19||Lucknow||GEN||A. N. Mulla||M||IND||92535||V. R. Mohan||M||INC||71563|
|1962||21||Lucknow||GEN||B. K. Dhaon||M||INC||116637||Atal Behari Bajpai||M||JS||86620|
|1957||65||Lucknow||GEN||Pulin Behari Banerji||M||INC||69519||Atal Behari Bajpai||M||BJS||57034|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Lucknow Constituency
|Name of MP||Rajnath Singh|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Activities of Rajnath Singh 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 Lucknow Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Lucknow parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Lucknow West||Lucknow North||Lucknow East|
|Lucknow Central||Lucknow Cantt|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015