Banda Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 48
Total electors: 16,01,917 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 7,17,104
Male electors: 8,84,813
Assembly Constituencies: Baberu, Naraini(SC), Banda, Chitrakoot and Manikpur
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In the 1999 elections, Ram Sajeevan of the BSP won the seat while Shyama Charan Gupta registered a victory on a Samajwadi Party ticket in 2004 polls. Samajwadi Party held the seat in 2009 elections after RK Singh Patel was elected from the constituency. However, in 2014, Patel lost to Bhairon Prasad Mishra of the BJP.
Demographics: Kurmis, Jatavs and Maurya/Khushwahas are the influential communities in the constituency. In fact, even in the Modi wave of 2014, BSP candidates could still get a large chunk of the Jatav votes.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 12:39:32 IST