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Azamgarh Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

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Azamgarh Lok Sabha Elections Result 2019

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Akhilesh YadavSamajwadi Party6195940198462157860.4Winner
Dinesh Lal Yadav NirahuaBharatiya Janata Party3602550144936170435.151st Runner-up
Abhimanyu Singh SunnySuheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party1007701100780.982nd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above723901672550.73rd Runner-up
Anil SinghRashtriya Ulama Council67610267630.664th Runner-up
Dr. Rajeev PandeyIndependent37370237390.365th Runner-up
Pramod TiwariJanhit Kisan Party31480031480.316th Runner-up
Mohinder KumarSarvshreshth Dal28990229010.287th Runner-up
Rajiv TalwarIndependent22030122040.218th Runner-up
Budhi RamIndependent20980020980.29th Runner-up
Rajaram GondIndependent19300119310.1910th Runner-up
Gaurav SinghIndependent14310114320.1411th Runner-up
Gorakhram NishadIndependent12470312500.1212th Runner-up
Pawan Singh SamratAam Janta Party (India)11060011060.1113th Runner-up
Ehsan AhmedNaitik Party976009760.0914th Runner-up
Arvind Kumar PandeyNagrik Ekta Party947029490.0915th Runner-up

Azamgarh Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

Azamgarh Lok Sabha Election Summary

Azamgarh is one of the eastern constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The district, in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, saw a contest among the Samajwadi Party's candidate Mulayam Singh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party's candidate Shah Alam, BJP's candidate Shri Ramakant Yadav, Congress' Arvind Jaiswal and AAP's Rajesh Yadav.

And it was Mulayam Singh Yadav who emerged as the winner of the Azamgarh Lok Sabha seat.

Samajwadi Party's candidate Mulayam Singh Yadav won the election by a resounding 340306 votes, defeating Ramakant Yadav by a margin of 63204 votes. In third place, Shah Alam won a total of 266528 votes.

Ramakant Yadav has been in power in this area ever since 1999, however he switched from SP to BSP and finally to BJP in the year 2009.

Ramakant Yadav, contesting on a BJP ticket, was declared the winner in 2009. He received a total number of 2,47,648 comprising 35.13% of the total valid votes of 7,04,863. The victory margin in his case was 49,039.

BSP's candidate Akbar Ahmad Dumpy collected a total of 1,98,609 votes which was 28.18% of the total valid votes. Durga Prasad Yadav came in a close third with 1,23,844 votes followed by the independent candidate Dr. Javed Akhtar who received 59,270 votes.

The major issues which were highlighted in these elections were the general infrastructure problems of the district, lack of basic amenities, religion and caste based politics. Also, the district lags behind when it comes to the industrial development ever since independence.

One of the 80 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, Azamgarh Parliamentary Constituency came into existence in 1952. The total number of electorates in the Azamgarh Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 69) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,578,854 of which 853,748 are males and 725,106 are females. It comprises of five segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category. It is one of the two constituencies representing Azamgarh District. The district of Azamgarh covers an area of 4,054 sq km and is located between the rivers of Ganges and Ghagahara. It has 7 tehsils and over 4,000 villages which house a total of 4,613,913 people. Females have a 52% majority while 48% comprises of males.

It had a population growth rate of 17.11% from 2001 to 2011 and has a population density of 1,138 people per sq km. Children below the age of six occupy 15.30% of the population and the sex ratio here is 1019 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Azamgarh is 70.93% and male and female literacy rates are 81.34% and 60.91% respectively. Hindus have a 53% religious majority followed by 45% of Muslims. Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri and Awadhi are widely spoken by the people here. The district is one of the 250 backward districts of the country and receives economic support from the government. The State Highway SH-34 connects the city to the nearby area.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Azamgarh Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Azamgarh 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 Azamgarh constituency is Shri Ramakant Yadav of SP.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201469AzamgarhGENMulayam Singh YadavMSP340306Ramakant YadavMBJP277102
200969AzamgarhGENYadav,Shri Ramakant MBJP247648Akbar Ahmad DumpyMBSP198609
2008Bye PolAzamgarhGENAkbar Ahamad Dampi MBSP227341Ramakant Yadav MBJP173089
200441AzamgarhGENRamakant YadavMBSP258216Durga Prasad YadavMSP251248
199945AzamgarhGENRama Kant YadavMSP227616Akbar Ahmad DumpyMBSP200637
199845AzamgarhGENAkbar Ahmad DampyMBSP249065Ramakant YadavMSP243700
199645AzamgarhGENRama Kant YadavMSP161586Ram Krishna YadavMBSP139505
199145AzamgarhGENChandra JeetMJD156238Janardan SinghMBJP109605
198945AzamgarhGENRam KishanaMBSP142171Tridurari Pujan Pratap Singh Alias Bachcha BabuMJD133090
198445AzamgarhGENSantosh Kumar SinghMINC170051Ram Naresh YadavMLKD167265
198045AzamgarhGENChandrajeetMJNP(S)159069Zafaruddin Khan FaizanMINC(I)93886
1978Bye PolAzamgarhGENM. KindwaiFINC(I)131329R.B.YadavMJNP95944
197745AzamgarhGENRam NareshMBLD238985ChandrajeetMINC101175
197145AzamgarhGENChandrajeetMINC117719Vishram MSSP61050
196745AzamgarhGENC. JeetMINC88690V. RaiMSSP67537
196244AzamgarhGENRam HarkhMINC74576Vishram Rai MPSP63180
195746Azamgarh(SC)KalikaMINC138247Prof. Mukut Behari Lal MPSP 119478
195746Azamgarh(SC)Vishwanath PrasadMINC103239Mangal Deo MPSP99589

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Azamgarh Constituency

Name of MP Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav
Age 79
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Samajwadi Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.A., B.T., M.A. (Political Science)
Activities of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 39
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 0
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Azamgarh Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Azamgarh parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
AzamgarhMehnagar (SC)

Last Updated on Sept 01, 2021