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Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Farrukhabad is considered one of the most important seats.
According to the census, the total population of Farrukhabad is 23,70,591, among which 16.11% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.01% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 19.75% of voters live in urban areas while 80.25% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,13,781. Of them, 8,91,934 and 7,21,847 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Farrukhabad were held on Apr 29. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Mukesh Rajput defeated SP's Rameshwar Singh by a huge margin of 150,502 votes.
A total of 60% voters cast their vote in these elections.
This time, Farrukhabad saw a three-way battle among veteran leader Salman Khurshid (INC), Mukesh Rajput (BJP) and Manoj Agarwal (BSP).
The high-profile Farrukhabad witnessed a neck-to-neck battle this time. And the results brought good news for Bharatiya Janata Party's Ashok Kumar Rawat who snatched the seat from Bahujan Samaj Party's Dr Neelu Satyarthi. The vote margin was 100,672.