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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Kheri is one of them.
As per the last census report, Kheri houses 25,92,832 people. Out of them, 25.17% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 2.04% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 15.06% of voters are from urban areas while 84.94% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,79,466. Of them, 9,04,863 and 7,74,603 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Kheri were held on Apr 29. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Ajay Kumar defeated BSP's Arvind Giri by a huge margin of 110,274 votes.
A total of 64% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In Kheri, Ajay Kumar of Bharatiya Janata Party thrashed his opponents as he emerged victorious with a margin of 218,807 votes over Dr. Purvi Verma (Samajwadi Party). The former garnered a total of 609589 votes.
For this seat, Indian National Congress placed its bet on Zafar Ali Naqvi while the Communist Party of India fielded Vipnesh Shukla. Dr. Purvi Verma was the candiate from Samajwadi Party.