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Pratapgarh is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the census, the total population of Pratapgarh is 22,80,297, among which 19.90% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.03% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 5.82% of voters live in urban areas while 94.18% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 17,16,625 voters, there are 9,23,668 male voters while 7,92,957 voters are females.
Elections for Pratapgarh were held on May 12. Talking about previous elections, AD's sitting MP Kuwar Harivansh Singh defeated BSP's Asif Nizamuddin Siddique by a huge margin of 168,222 votes.
A total of 52% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a hard fought battle between SANGAM LAL GUPTA (Bharatiya Janata Party) and ASHOK TRIPATHI (Bahujan Samaj Party), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 117,752 votes.
Indian National Congress fielded Rajkumari Ratna Singh while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Sangam Lal Gupta. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Ashok Tripathi.