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Out of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Bareilly is considered as one of the most important seats.
As per the last census report, Bareilly houses 24,43,065 people. Out of them, 10.83% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.13% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 48.03% of voters are from urban areas while 51.97% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 16,64,081 voters, there are 9,11,410 male voters while 7,52,671 voters are females.
Elections for Bareilly were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Santosh Gangwar defeated SP's Ayesha Islam by a huge margin of 240,685 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Bareilly, a total of 61% voters got inked.
Bareilly witnessed a three-cornered contest between popular candidate Santosh Gangwar of BJP, SP's Bhagwat Saran Gangwar and INC's Praveen Singh Aron.
Many eyes were set on Bareilly and the results kept everyone on their toes. After a nail-biting battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's RAM KRIPAL YADAV emerged victorious by defeating Rashtriya Janata Dal's MISHA BHARTI by a margin of 39,321.