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Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Pilibhit houses 25,50,592 people. Out of them, 16.04% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.07% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 17.58% of voters are from urban areas while 82.42% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,71,151. Of them, 9,03,420 and 7,67,731 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Maneka Sanjay Gandhi from BJP defeated SP's Budhsen Verma by a huge margin of 307,052 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 63%.
In Pilibhit, Feroze Varun Gandhi of Bharatiya Janata Party thrashed his opponents as he emerged victorious with a margin of 255,627 votes over Hemraj Verma (Samajwadi Party). The former garnered a total of 704549 votes.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Feroze Varun Gandhi while the Samajwadi Party fielded Hemraj Verma. Anita Tripathi was the candiate from Shiv Sena.