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Out of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Rampur is considered as one of the most important seats.
As per the last census report, Rampur houses 23,35,819 people. Out of them, 13.18% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.02% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 25.20% of voters are from urban areas while 74.80% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 16,16,984 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,72,084 are male voters and 7,44,900 are female voters.
Polling for Rampur was held on Apr 23. In the last parliamentary polls, BJP's sitting MP Dr. Nepal Singh defeated SP's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 23,435 votes.
A total of 59% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Both SP and BJP gave tickets to interesting candidates for this Lok Sabha seat. Jaya Prada took on Azam Khan.
A neck-to-neck battle for Rampur finally came to an end with Samajwadi Party's Mohammad Azam Khan winning the seat. Bharatiya Janata Party's Jayaprada Nahata polled 449180 and lost the constituency closely.