Situated in the Jaunpur District, Machhlishahr or Machhali Shahar is one of the 80 parliamentary constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The total number of electorates in the Machhlishahr Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 74) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,751,074 of which 935,295 are males and 815,779 are females. It was formed in 1952, reserved for the SC category and has five segments of the Vidhan Sabha. It is a nagar panchayat located towards the south eastern part of the state with an average elevation of 84 m.
As per the report of 2001 census, the town has a total population over 23,000 of which 51% comprises of males and 49% comprises of females. About 18% is under the age of six and the sex ratio here is over the national average of 940 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 57%, Macchlishahr has a male literacy rate of 59.5% and a female literacy rate of just 49%. The official language here is Hindi. The city has several prominent educational institutions including the Prasad Academy where impoverished children are educated free of cost. The city belongs to one of the 250 most backward districts of India and receives support from the government. Agriculture is the primary economic activity and dairy farming is also popular. NH-231 passes through the district and town.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Machhlishahr Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Machhlishahr 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 Machhlishahr constituency is Shri Ram Charitra Nishad of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||74||Machhlishahr||(SC)||Ram Charitra Nishad||M||BJP||438210||Bholanath Alias B.P. Saroj||M||BSP||266055|
|2009||74||Machhlishahr||(SC)||Saroj,Shri Tufani||M||SP||223152||Kamla Kant Gautam||M||BSP||198846|
|2004||43||Machhlishahr||GEN||Umakant Yadav||M||BSP||237438||Chandra Nath Singh||M||SP||182056|
|1999||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Chandra Nath Singh||M||SP||201509||Dr. Ram Vilas Vedanti||M||BJP||180350|
|1996||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Ram Vilas Veddanti||M||BJP||215684||Lal Bahadur Yadav S/O Shiv Govind||M||JD||172554|
|1991||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Sheo Saran Verma||M||JD||140442||Raj Keshar Singh||M||BJP||107903|
|1989||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Shiv Sharan Verma||M||JD||201163||Shripati Mishra||M||INC||133979|
|1984||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Sripati||M||INC||179140||Shiv Sharan Varma||M||LKD||111278|
|1980||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Sheo Sharan Verma||M||JNP(S)||123284||Nageshwar Dwivedi||M||INC(I)||112064|
|1977||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Raj Keshar Singh||M||BLD||211193||Nageshwar Dwivedi||M||INC||84137|
|1971||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Nageshwar Dwivedi||M||INC||105379||Ram Das||M||BKD||48925|
|1967||47||Machhlishahr||GEN||Mageshwar||M||INC||111377||Y. D. Dubey||M||BJS||80502|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Machhlishahr Constituency
|Name of MP||Ram Charitra Nishad|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Inter/ Higher Secondary|
|Activities of Ram Charitra Nishad 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 Machhlishahr Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Machhlishahr parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015