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About Sirathu Assembly Constituency

Sirathu is constituency No. 251 of Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly.It is situated in Kaushambi district and comes under the Kaushambi Lok Sabha constituency. While Sirathu is an open constituency, its corresponding Lok Sabha constituency Kaushambi is reserved for scheduled castes. It is one of the state's 403 assembly constituencies and located in eastern fringe of Uttar Pradesh.

According to data with the Election Commission of India, Sirathu has total 3,25,109 registered voters. It comprises 1,80,037 male and 1,45,072 female registered voters.

The BJP won this constituency by a margin of 9,863 votes in the last Uttar Pradesh assembly held in 2012. Keshav Prasad, the winning BJP candidate, got 57,926 votes. His nearest contender was Anand Mohan of BSP who got 48,063 votes. The voter turnout was 58.88%.

About Sirathu Assembly (Vidha Sabha) Constituency – Bye Elections 2014

The by-election to Sirathu Assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh will take place on September 13, 2014. The Vidhan Sabha seat has been left vacant since the sitting MLA of Sirathu Keshav Prasad won the 2014 Lok Sabha General elections from the Phulpur constituency. Santosh Patel of BJP, Lal Chand Khushwaha of Congress, Shiv Singh Yadav of CPI and Vachaspati Pasi of Samajwadi Party are among the major contenders. Though none of the parties has a female candidate in the by-poll, the large female electorate of the constituency can impact on any party’s performance; hence all the parties have strategies towards capturing a large share of female votes. Apart from this, the parties are also talking about increasing the education level, sanitation facilities, and infrastructure issues. Amidst the campaigning, an independent candidate, Dhirendra Kumar Saroj, who was contesting the by-poll from Sirathu, went missing under mysterious circumstances on Friday September 5, 2014.

The last Assembly Elections held in 2012 had seen BJP’s Keshav Prasad as the winner of the Vidhan Sabha seat after defeating BSP’s Anand Mohan with 9863 votes. Sirathu was BSP’s bastion from 1993 to 2012. Sirathu has a total of 3, 39, 092 voters with 1,42,739 female and 1,86,341 male voters.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Sirathu Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Sirathu assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
2014By PollsSirathuGENVachaspatiMSP79540Santosh Singh PatelMBJP55018
2017251SirathuGENSheetla PrasadMBJP78621VachaspatiMSP52418
2012251SirathuGENKeshav PrasadMBJP57926Anand MohanMBSP48063
2007264Sirathu(SC)WachaspatiMBSP48997Matesh Chander SonkarMSP26999
2002264Sirathu(SC)Matesh Chandra SonkarMBSP33464Shailendra KumarMSP29655
1996280Sirathu(SC)Matesh Chandra SonkerMBSP33295Radhey Shyam BhartiyaMSP25063
1993280Sirathu(SC)Ram Sajiwan NirmalMBSP35485Prakash Chandra KaithwasMBJP26875
1991280Sirathu(SC)BhagirathiMJD20792Desh RajMBJP16637
1989280Sirathu(SC)Radhey Shyam BhartiyaMJD31387Purushottam LalMINC20915
1985280Sirathu(SC)Purushottam LalMINC27721Chaudhari Chunni LalMLKD22121
1980280SirathuGENJagdish PrasadMINC(I)16036Shashi PrakashMJNP(SC)12777
1977280Sirathu(SC)Baij Nath Prasad KushwahaMJNP18981Faridul Hasan Usmani Urf. AkhtarMINC12710
1974280SirathuGENBaij Nath KushwahaMBKD11557Ram Chandran TripathiMINC10478
1969285SirathuGENRam CharanMSSP17803Mangala PrasadMINC11348
1962291SirathuGENHemwati Nandan BahugunaMINC11771Jagat NarainMIND6892

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