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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Dhaurahra is one of them.
As per the last census report, Dhaurahra houses 24,44,317 people. Out of them, 31.13% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.04% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 4.61% of voters are from urban areas while 95.39% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 15,58,039 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,46,798 are male voters and 7,11,241 are female voters.
The sitting MP Rekha from BJP defeated BSP's Daud Ahmad by a huge margin of 125,675 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 68%.
In a hard fought battle between REKHA VERMA (Bharatiya Janata Party) and ARSHAD ILIYAS SIDDIQUI (Bahujan Samaj Party), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 160,611 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Rekha Verma while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Kunwar Jitin Prasada. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Arshad Iliyas Siddiqui.