Basti is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in of Uttar Pradesh and is located in Central India. Basti Lok Sabha seat is unreserved.
It is a rural constituency with an approximate literacy rate of 67.22%. In 2014, there were 1787476 voters of which 962508 were male and 824831 were female and 137 voters of the third gender. Basti has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 20.85% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.15%.
Harish Chandra Alias Harish Dwivedi of BJP (Alliance: NDA) won in this seat defeating SP. BJP polled 3,57,680 of the total of 10,48,534 votes polled. BSP won the seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections was 58.66%.