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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Fatehpur is one of them.
As per the last census report, Fatehpur houses 26,32,733 people. Out of them, 24.75% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.01% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 12.23% of voters are from urban areas while 87.77% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 18,04,777 voters in the constituency. Among which, 9,85,922 are male voters and 8,18,855 are female voters.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Sadhavi Niranjan Jyoti defeated BSP's Afzal Siddiqui by a huge margin of 187,206 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 59%.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr Virendra Kumar crushed Indian National Congress's Ahirwar Kiran by a margin of 348,059 to win Fatehpur.
For this seat, Indian National Congress placed its bet on Rakesh Sachan while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Sukhdev Prasad. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.