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Lalganj is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.
As per the last census report, Lalganj houses 22,36,530 people. Out of them, 25.74% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.12% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 3.19% of voters are from urban areas while 96.81% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 16,61,483 voters in the constituency. Among which, 9,06,751 are male voters and 7,54,732 are female voters.
To recall, the sitting MP Neelam from BJP defeated SP's Bechai by 63,086 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 54% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a hard fought battle between Sangeeta Azad (Bahujan Samaj Party) and Neelam Sonker (Bharatiya Janata Party), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 161,597 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Sangeeta Azad while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Neelam Sonker. Similarly, the Aam Aadmi Party placed its bet on Engineer Ajeet Sonkar.