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Ballia is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the data from last census, 24,65,522 people stay in Ballia. Out of them, 15.58% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24,65,522 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 8.04% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 91.96% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 17,68,271. Of them, 9,73,384 and 7,94,887 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Bharat Singh from BJP defeated SP's Neeraj Shekhar by a huge margin of 139,434 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 53% voters cast their vote in these elections.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Virendra Singh won the Ballia. Sanatan Pandey was defeated by a margin of 15,519 votes.
For this seat, Samajwadi Party fielded Sanatan Pandey. On the other hand, Virendra Singh was the candidate from Bharatiya Janata Party .