Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 37
Total electors: 16,69,843 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 7,79,248
Male electors: 8,90,595
Assembly Constituencies: Tiloi, Salon, Jagdishpur, Gauriganj and Amethi.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: This is a Congress bastion, having elected members of the Nehru-Gandhi family since the 1980 elections. In the 1999 elections, Sonia Gandhi, former Congress chief, won the seat. Since 2004, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has held the seat.
Demographics: Thakurs, who constitute nearly 15 percent of the population and Brahmins, who constitute 20 percent of the population are the most significant caste factors in the constituency. At least, 95 percent of the constituency lives in rural areas, according to the 2011 Census.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 20:45:13 IST