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The Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha constituencies and Sant Kabir Nagar is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 26,44,202 people stay in Sant Kabir Nagar. Out of them, 23.70% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 26,44,202 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 4.86% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 95.14% people.
Out of the total 19,04,327 voters, there are 10,45,430 male voters while 8,58,897 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's Sharad Tripathi defeated Bhism Shankar Alias Kushal Tiwari from BSP. The margin was 97,978 votes.
A total of 53% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, PRAVEEN KUMAR NISHAD of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Bahujan Samaj Party's BHEESHMA SHANKAR by a margin of 35,749. After a close shave, PRAVEEN KUMAR NISHAD will now govern Sant Kabir Nagar for the next five years.
For this seat, Indian National Congress placed its bet on Bhal Chandra Yadav while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Praveen Kumar Nishad. Bhishma Shankar was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.