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Uttar Pradesh's Phulpur is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Phulpur houses 25,27,766 people. Out of them, 21.85% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.06% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 35.56% of voters are from urban areas while 64.44% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 19,13,274 voters, there are 10,63,897 male voters while 8,49,377 voters are females.
Elections for Phulpur were held on May 12. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Keshav Prasad defeated SP's Dharm Raj Singh Patel by a huge margin of 308,308 votes.
The citizens of Phulpur have given their verdict and crowned Bharatiya Janata Party's Keshari Devi Patel as their MP. Samajwadi Party's Pandhari Yadav lost by a margin of 171,968 votes, confirming that the battle was closely fought.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Keshari Devi Patel while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Pankaj Patel. Similarly, the Samajwadi Party placed its bet on Pandhari Yadav.