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Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

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Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.

The Varanasi Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh state is currently held by Narendra Modi of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Narendra Modi beat Arvind Kejriwal of AAP by receiving 56.40 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

Varanasi is one of the constituencies in 80-seat Uttar Pradesh. As per the estimates of 2011 census, out of total 2251773 population 34.54% is rural and 65.46% is urban population. The Scheduled castes (SC) and Scheduled tribes (ST) ratio is 10.13 and 0.74, respectively out of total population. As per the voter list of 2017, there are 1775890 electorates and 1718 polling stations in this constituency. Voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary election was 58.35% where as it was 42.61% in 2009 Parliamentary Election. The BJP, the BSP, the INC and the SP got 56.37%, 5.88%, 7.34% and 4.39% votes respectively in 2014-parliamentary election while 30.52%, 27.94%, 9.98% and 18.61% in 2009-parliamentary election respectively. Narendra Modi (BJP) is the present Lok Sabha MP of Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency - Lok Sabha.

This year, as many as 101 people have filed nomination from Varanasi parliamentary seat, from where PM Modi is a candidate. A total of 102 people, including farmers, Tej Bahadur Yadav and 25 turmeric farmers among others are in fray. Around a dozen people have filed nominations from the little known political parties.

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 - Candidate Wise

Parliamentary ConstituencyCandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
VaranasiNarendra ModiBharatiya Janata Party6734530121167466463.62Winner
VaranasiShalini YadavSamajwadi Party194763039619515918.42nd Runner-up
VaranasiAjay RaiIndian National Congress15245609215254814.383rd Runner-up
VaranasiSurendra RajbharSuheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party88900288920.844th Runner-up
VaranasiNOTANone Of The Above401901840370.385th Runner-up
VaranasiAnil Kumar ChaurasiyaJanhit Kisan Party27560227580.266th Runner-up
VaranasiManohar Anandrao PatilIndependent21340021340.27th Runner-up
VaranasiHeena ShahidJanhit Bharat Party19140019140.188th Runner-up
VaranasiDr. Shekh Siraj BabaRashtriya Matadata Party17710017710.179th Runner-up
VaranasiTirbhuwan SharmaBharatiya Rashtravadi Samanta Party16940116950.1610th Runner-up
VaranasiAdvocate Prem Nath SharmaMoulik Adhikar Party16030316060.1511th Runner-up
VaranasiMaanavIndependent14340114350.1412th Runner-up
VaranasiHari Bhai PatelAam Janta Party (India)13390113400.1313th Runner-up
VaranasiRajesh Bharti SuryaRashtriya Ambedkar Dal12570112580.1214th Runner-up
VaranasiRamsharanVikas Insaf Party12360112370.1215th Runner-up
VaranasiSunil KumarIndependent10970010970.116th Runner-up
VaranasiDr. Rakesh PratapBharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)907009070.0917th Runner-up
VaranasiAteek AhmadIndependent854018550.0818th Runner-up
VaranasiBrajendra Dutt TripathiAdarshwaadi Congress Party838008380.0819th Runner-up
VaranasiSunnam IstariIndependent798007980.0820th Runner-up
VaranasiIshwar Dayal Singh SethIndependent657006570.0621th Runner-up
VaranasiUmesh Chandra KatiyarAl-Hind Party637006370.0622th Runner-up
VaranasiAmresh MishraBharat Prabhat Party555005550.0523th Runner-up
VaranasiAashin U. S.Indian Gandhiyan Party503015040.0524th Runner-up
VaranasiAshutosh Kumar PandeyMera Adhikaar Rashtriya Dal498014990.0525th Runner-up
VaranasiManish ShrivastavaIndependent350003500.0326th Runner-up
VaranasiChandrika PrasadIndependent331003310.0327th Runner-up

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201477VaranasiGENNarendra ModiMBJP581022Arvind KejriwalMAAP209238
200977VaranasiGENJoshi,Dr. Murli Manohar MBJP203122Mukhtar AnsariMBSP185911
200448VaranasiGENDr. Rajesh Kumar MishraMINC206904Shankar Prasad JaiswalMBJP149468
199952VaranasiGENShankar Prasad JaiswalMBJP211955Rajesh Kumar MishraMINC159096
199852VaranasiGENShankar Prasad JaiswalMBJP277232Deena Nath Singh YadavMCPM125286
199652VaranasiGENShankar Prasad JaiswalMBJP250991Raj KishoreMCPM150299
199152VaranasiGENSheesh Chandra DixitMBJP186333Raj KishoreMCPM145894
198952VaranasiGENAnil ShastriMJD268196Shyam Lal YadavMINC96593
198452VaranasiGENShyam Lal YadavaMINC153076UdalMCPI58646
198052VaranasiGENKamalapatiMINC(I)129063Raj NarainMJNP(S)104328
197752VaranasiGENChandra ShekherMBLD233194Raja RamMINC61340
197152VaranasiGENRaja Ram ShastriMINC138789Kamla Prasad Singh MBJS52941
196752VaranasiGENS. N. SinghMCPM105784R. Singh MINC87617
196252VaranasiGENRaghunath SinghMINC104682RaghuviraMJS58775
195739VaranasiGENRaghunath Singh MINC131087Sheomangal Ram (Sc)MIND59161

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Varanasi Constituency

Name of MP Shri Narendra Modi
Age 68
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A. (Pol. Science)
Activities of Shri Narendra Modi in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 19
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 Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
RohaniyaVaranasi NorthVaranasi South
Varanasi Cantt.Sevapuri

Last Updated on Sept 01, 2021