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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Barabanki is one of them.
As per the last census report, Barabanki houses 26,64,002 people. Out of them, 25.77% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.01% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 11.37% of voters are from urban areas while 88.63% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 17,21,282 voters, there are 9,25,946 male voters while 7,95,336 voters are females.
The sitting MP Priyanka Singh Rawat from BJP defeated INC's PL Punia by a huge margin of 211,878 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 62%.
The latest election results have shown that Bahujan Samaj Party's Amar Chandra Jauhar had to bite dust as Bharatiya Janata Party's Arun Kumar Sagar emerged victorious. By getting 688990, the latter will govern the seat for next five years.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Upendra Singh Rawat while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Tanuj Punia. Similarly, the Samajwadi Party placed its bet on Ram Sagar Rawat.