Kanpur is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in of Uttar Pradesh and is located in Central India. Kanpur Lok Sabha seat is unreserved.
It is a rural constituency with an approximate literacy rate of 82.86%. In 2014, there were 1611248 voters of which 889344 were male and 721802 were female and 102 voters of the third gender. Kanpur has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 11.47% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.11%.
Murli Manohar Joshi of BJP (Alliance: NDA) won in this seat defeating INC. BJP polled 4,74,712 of the total of 8,35,079 votes polled. INC won the seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections was 51.83%.