Allahabad
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentRita Bahuguna Joshi
Parliamentary PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established1951–present
ReservationNone
StateUttar Pradesh
Total Electors1716160[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesMeja
Karachhana
Allahabad South
Bara
Koraon

Allahabad is a Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Allahabad saw two MPs elected and became the prime minister. Lal Bahadur Shastri became the prime minister during 1964–1966. V. P. Singh was elected twice from this constituency and later went on to become the prime minister.[2][3][4]

Vidhan Sabha Segments

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2019)
259 Meja None Allahabad 319,312
260 Karachhana None Allahabad 335,550
263 Allahabad South None Allahabad 399,776
264 Bara SC Allahabad 325,412
265 Koraon SC Allahabad 336,110
Total: 1,716,160

Members of Lok Sabha

Year Elected MP Political party
1952 Sri Prakasa (Appointed Governor in 1952)
Official name of the seat : Allahabad Distt (West)
Indian National Congress
1952 ^ Purushottam Das Tandon (bye-poll, uncontested)[5]
1957 Lal Bahadur Shastri
1962 Lal Bahadur Shastri
1967 Hari Krishna Shastri
1971 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna
        (Became UP CM in 1973)
1973/74 ^ Bye-poll winner
1977 Janeshwar Mishra Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Vishwanath Pratap Singh
        (Became UP CM in 1980)
Indian National Congress (Indira)
1981* Krishna Prakash Tiwari (bye-poll)
1984 Amitabh Bachchan (resigned mid-term) Indian National Congress
1988* Vishwanath Pratap Singh (bye-poll) Independent politician
1989 Janeshwar Mishra Janata Dal
1991 Saroj Dubey
1996 Murli Manohar Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
1998
1999
2004 Rewati Raman Singh Samajwadi Party
2009
2014 Shyama Charan Gupta Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Election results

2019 elections

2019 Indian general elections: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Rita Bahuguna Joshi 494,454 55.62 +20.43
SP Rajendra Singh Patel 3,10,179 34.89 -6.65
INC Yogesh Shukla 31,953 3.59 -7.90
CPI Giridhar Gopal Tripathi 10,403 1.17 New
NOTA None of the Above 7,625 0.86 +0.45
Majority 1,84,275 20.73 +13.78
Turnout 8,89,553 51.83 -1.67
BJP hold Swing +20.43

2014 elections

2014 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Shyama Charan Gupta 3,13,772 35.19 +24.08
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,51,763 28.24 -9.70
BSP Keshari Devi Patel 1,62,073 18.18 -13.46
INC Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi 1,02,453 11.49 +4.89
IND. Draupadi Devi 8,321 0.93 +0.93
AAP Adarsh Shastri 6,439 0.72 +0.72
NOTA None of the Above 3,624 0.41 +0.41
Majority 62,009 6.95 +0.61
Turnout 8,91,635 53.50 +10.09
BJP gain from SP Swing +24.08

2009 elections

2009 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,09,431 38.06 +2.42
BSP Ashok Kumar Bajpai 1,74,511 31.72 +14.72
BJP Yogesh Shukla 60,983 11.09 -20.23
INC Shyam Krishna Pandey 33,027 6.73 +0.55
AD Bihari Lal Sharma 22,086 4.01 +0.14
Independent Hira Lal 7,537 1.37
Independent Abhay Srivastava 5,976 1.09
Independent Kusum Kumari 4,236 0.77
Independent Akbal Mohammd 2,358 0.43
Independent Narendra Kumar Tiwari 2,340 0.43
RMSP Om Prakash 2,253 0.41
NELU Sarfuddin 2,062 0.37
Majority 34,920 6.34 +2.02
Turnout 5,50,197 43.41
SP hold Swing

2004 elections

2004 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 2,34,008 35.64
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,05,625 31.32
BSP R. K. Singh Patel 1,11,576 17.00
INC Satya Prakash Malaviya 40,545 6.18
AD Raj Karan Bind 25,426 3.87
Majority 28,383 4.32
Turnout 6,56,498 42.13
SP gain from BJP Swing

1999 elections

1999 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,19,114 33.79
SP Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh 1,48,783 22.94
INC Dr. Rita Bahuguna Joshi 1,33,428 20.57
BSP Ram Dular Singh Patel 1,09,383 16.87
AD Ram Prakash Singh Patel 15,231 2.35
Independent C. P. Srivastava 10,486 1.63
Independent Shiv Dutt Shukla 4,002 0.62
Majority 70,331 10.85
Turnout 6,48,551 45.98
BJP hold Swing

1998 elections

1998 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi 2,65,232 39.70
SP Shyama Charan Gupta 2,21,942 33.22
BSP Dr. K. P. Srivastava 1,14,179 17.09
INC Dal Bahadur Singh 29,092 4.35
AD Dr. Kailash Nath Singh Patel 22,210 3.32
Majority 43,290 6.48
Turnout 6,68,083 47.40
BJP hold Swing

1996 elections

1996 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Murli Manohar Joshi 2,16,844 42.71
JD Saroj Dubey 1,13,321 22.32
BSP Ram Sewak Singh 1,02,352 20.16
INC Jagdish Narayan Mishra 30,007 5.91
Independent Vijay Shankar 7,827 1.54
Majority 1,03,523 20.39
Turnout 5,07,695 36.48
BJP gain from JD Swing

1991 elections

1991 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD Saroj Dubey 1,14,898 29.72
BJP Shyama Charan Gupta 1,09,702 28.38
INC Anil Shastri 61,488 15.91
BSP Jang Bahadur Singh Patel 56,279 14.56
JP Moti Lal Kushwaha 21,549 5.57
Majority 5,196 1.34
Turnout 3,86,549 39.27
JD hold Swing

1989 elections

1989 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD Janeshwar Mishra 1,78,508 42.92
INC Kamala Bahuguna 1,39,568 33.56
BSP Jang Bahadur Singh Patel 79,004 19.00
Independent Rama Kant 2,690 0.65
Independent Shasharka Mishra 2,193 0.53
Majority 38,940 9.36
Turnout 4,15,896 43.26
Independent gain from JD Swing

1988 bye-poll elections

By Election, 1988: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent V. P. Singh 2,02,996 52.03
INC Sunil Shastri 92,245 23.64
BSP Kanshi Ram 69,517 17.82
Independent Hari Shankar 2,067 0.53
Independent L. Sharma 1,917 0.49
Majority 1,10,751 28.39
Turnout 3,90,091
Independent gain from INC Swing

1984 elections

1984 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Amitabh Bachchan 2,97,461 68.21
LKD Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna 1,09,666 25.15
Majority 1,87,795 43.06
Turnout 4,36,120 56.08
INC hold Swing

1977 elections

1977 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BLD Janeshwar Mishra 1,90,697 57.71
INC Vishwanath Pratap Singh 1,00,709 30.48
ABHM Om Prakash Nirala 14,761 4.47
Independent Kripal Singh 7,363 2.23
Independent Govind Mishra 4,297 1.30
Majority 89,988 27.23
Turnout 3,30,419 52.85
BLD gain from INC Swing

1962 elections

1962 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Lal Bahadur Shastri 1,37,324 58.07
ABJS Ram Gopal Sand 68,791 29.09
Majority 68,533 28.98
Turnout 2,36,488 53.01
INC hold Swing

1957 elections

1957 Indian general election: Allahabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Lal Bahadur Shastri 1,24,896 58.41
PSP Radhey Shyam Pathak 68,864 32.21
Majority 56,032 26.20
Turnout 2,13,814 51.50
INC hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 25 May 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Allahabad Lok Sabha Constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates". DNA India. 19 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ "A battle of turncoats in Phulpur, Allahabad Lok Sabha seats". The Indian Express. 8 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Key constituencies in Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls". The Economic Times. 11 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  5. ^ "1951 India General (1st Lok Sabha) Elections Results". www.elections.in. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
Lok Sabha Preceded bySabarkantha Constituency represented by the Prime Minister 1964-1966 Succeeded bySabarkantha

Coordinates: 25°24′N 81°48′E / 25.4°N 81.8°E / 25.4; 81.8