Phulpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Allahabad district in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.Phulpur is a prestigious constituency and two Indian Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and V P Singh have been elected from this constituency.[1] The first Prime Minister of India of Jawaharlal Nehru died in office in 1964 while holding this seat.Hence it is also called "Nehru's constituency".[2][3]

Assembly Segments

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2019)
254 Phaphamau None Prayagraj 3,62,406
255 Soraon SC Prayagraj 3,73,564
256 Phulpur None Prayagraj 3,94,018
261 Allahabad West None Prayagraj 4,49,224
262 Allahabad North None Prayagraj 4,27,016
Total: 20,06,228

Members of Parliament

Two candidates were elected from Phulpur in 1952 and 1957. In 1952, the seat was named Allahbad Dist (East).

Year Winner Party
1952 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
Masuriya Din Indian National Congress
1957 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
Masuriya Din Indian National Congress
1962 Jawahar Lal Nehru Indian National Congress
1964^ Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Indian National Congress
1967 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Indian National Congress
1969^ Janeshwar Mishra Samyukta Socialist Party
1971 Vishwanath Pratap Singh Indian National Congress
1977 Kamala Bahuguna Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 B. D. Singh Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Ram Pujan Patel Indian National Congress
1989 Ram Pujan Patel Janata Dal
1991 Ram Pujan Patel Janata Dal
1996 Jang Bahadur Singh Patel Samajwadi Party
1998 Jang Bahadur Singh Patel Samajwadi Party
1999 Dharmraj Patel Samajwadi Party
2004 Ateeq Ahmed Samajwadi Party
2009 Kapil Muni Karwariya Bahujan Samaj Party
2014 Keshav Prasad Maurya Bharatiya Janata Party
2018^ Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel Samajwadi Party
2019 Keshari Devi Patel Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

Election Results

General Election 2019

General Election, 2019: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Keshari Devi Patel 5,44,701 55.68 +16.87
SP Pandhari Yadav 3,72,733 38.10 -8.85
INC Pankaj Patel 32,761 3.35 +0.70
NOTA None of the Above 7,882 0.81 +0.44
Margin of victory 1,71,968 17.58 +9.44
Turnout 9,78,236 48.76 +11.61
BJP gain from SP Swing +8.73

By Election 2018

By Election, 2018: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SP Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel 3,42,922 46.95 +26.62
BJP Kaushalendra Singh Patel 2,83,462 38.81 -13.63
IND. Ateeq Ahmed 48,094 6.58 N/A
INC Manish Mishra 19,353 2.65 -3.40
IND. Dr. Neeraj 4,276 0.59 +0.36
NOTA None of the Above 2,724 0.37 -0.51
Margin of victory 59,460 8.14 -23.97
Turnout 7,30,456 37.15 -13.04
SP gain from BJP Swing -5.49

General Election 2014

Indian general elections, 2014: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Keshav Prasad Maurya 5,03,564 52.44 +44.32
SP Dharam Raj Singh Patel 1,95,256 20.33 -7.39
BSP Kapil Muni Karwariya 1,63,710 17.05 -13.31
INC Mohammad Kaif 58,127 6.05 -6.20
AAP Shimala Shri 7,384 0.77 +0.77
NOTA None of the Above 8,424 0.88 +0.88
Margin of victory 3,08,308 32.11 +29.47
Turnout 9,60,341 50.19 +11.50
BJP gain from BSP Swing +22.08

General Election 2009

Indian general elections, 2009: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BSP Kapil Muni Karwariya 1,67,542 30.36
SP Shyama Charan Gupta 1,52,964 27.72
Independent Dr. Sone Lal Patel 76,699 13.90
INC Dharmaraj Singh Patel 67,623 12.25
BJP Karan Singh Patel 44,828 8.12
Majority 14,578 2.64
Turnout 5,51,917 38.69
BSP gain from SP Swing

General Election 1962

Indian general election, 1962: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 1,18,931 61.62
SP Ram Manohar Lohia 54,360 28.17
Margin of victory 64,571 33.45
Turnout 1,92,994 47.15
INC hold Swing

General elections 1957

Indian general election, 1957: Phulpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 2,27,447 36.87
INC Masuriya Din 1,98,431 32.17
Margin of victory 29,018 4.70
Turnout 6,16,862 77.24
INC hold Swing

General Election 1952

Indian general election, 1952: Allahabad East-Jaunpur West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jawahar Lal Nehru 2,33,571 38.73
INC Masuriya Din 1,81,700 30.13
KMPP Banshi Lal 59,642 9.89
Independent Prabhudutt Brahmachari 56,718 9.41
Independent K. K. Chatterjee 27,392 4.54
ABHM Thate Laxman Ganesh 25,870 4.29
RSP Badri Prasad 18,129 3.01
Margin of victory 61,871 8.60
Turnout 6,03,022 40.21
INC win (new seat)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Phulpur gave country 2 prime minsters, got only IFFCO as trophy". Kenneth John. Hindustan Times. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Phulpur bypoll: A Nehru constituency once, it is Patel versus Patel today". India Today. 14 March 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ "'Modi vs rest' in Phulpur, once Nehru's constituency". The Economic Times. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

External links

  • Phulpur lok sabha constituency election 2019 result details
Lok Sabha
New title Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1952-1964
Succeeded by
Sabarkantha

Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°05′E / 25.55°N 82.09°E / 25.55; 82.09

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