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Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Kannauj is considered one of the most important seats.
As per the last census report, Kannauj houses 26,02,865 people. Out of them, 21.39% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.01% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 13.80% of voters are from urban areas while 86.20% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 18,08,889. Of them, 10,00,007 and 8,08,882 are male and female voters respectively.
Polling for Kannauj was held on Apr 29. In the last elections, SP's sitting MP Dimple Yadav defeated BJP's Subrat Pathak by a small margin of 19,907 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 62%.
SP's popular leader Dimple Yadav locked horns with BJP's Subrat Pathak for this seat.
The high-profile Kannauj witnessed a neck-to-neck battle this time. And the results brought good news for Bharatiya Janata Party's SUBRAT PATHAK who snatched the seat from Samajwadi Party's DIMPLE YADAV. The vote margin was 12,353.