Azamgarh of Uttar Pradesh

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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.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Abhimanyu Singh Sunny

Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party

SBSP

10078

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Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party

SP

621578

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Anil Singh

Rashtriya Ulama Council

RUC

6763

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Arvind Kumar Pandey

Nagrik Ekta Party

NEP

949

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Budhi Ram

Independent

IND

2098

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Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

361704

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Dr. Rajeev Pandey

Independent

IND

3739

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Ehsan Ahmad

Naitik Party

NP

0

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Gaurav Singh

Independent

IND

1432

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Gorakhram Nishad

Bahujan Uday Manch

BUM

0

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Mohinder Kumar

Sarvshreshth Dal

SD

2901

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Pawan Singh Samrat

Aam Janta Party (India)

AJP(I)

1106

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Pramod Tiwari

Janhit Kisan Party

JKP

3148

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Rajaram Gond

Independent

IND

1931

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Rajiv Talwar

Independent

IND

2204

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