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Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Azamgarh is considered one of the most important seats.
As per the last census report, Azamgarh houses 23,77,383 people. Out of them, 25.06% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.28% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 13.55% of voters are from urban areas while 86.45% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 17,03,222 voters, there are 9,41,548 male voters while 7,61,674 voters are females.
Polling for Azamgarh was held on May 12. In the last parliamentary polls, SP's sitting MP Mulayam Singh Yadav defeated BJP's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 63,204 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Azamgarh, a total of 56% voters got inked.
This seat witnessed a battle between former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of SP and Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua of BJP.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua was crushed by Akhilesh Yadav of Samajwadi Party, putting an end to the contest for Azamgarh. The margin betweeen the two candidates was 259,874.