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Maharajganj is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the data from last census, 26,84,703 people stay in Maharajganj. Out of them, 18.36% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 26,84,703 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 5.02% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 94.98% people.
Out of the total 17,43,131 voters, there are 9,46,234 male voters while 7,96,897 voters are females.
Elections for Maharajganj were held on May 12. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Pankaj defeated BSP's Kashi Nath Shukla by a huge margin of 240,458 votes.
A total of 51% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party's PANKAJ CHOUDHARY swept Maharajganj by a vote margin of 340,424. Samajwadi Party's AKHILESH managed to garner only 385925.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Janardan Singh Sigriwal while the Samajwadi Party placed its bet on Akhilesh, and the Indian National Congress chose Supriya Shrinate as their candidate.