Kushinagar Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 65
Total electors: 16,80,992
Female electors: 7,50,355
Male electors: 9,30,637
Delimited: Yes. The seat came into existence only after 2008 delimitation. Parts of the seat were formerly with Padrauna Lok Sabha constituency, which no longer exists.
Assembly Constituencies: Khadda, Padrauna, Kushinagar, Hata, Ramkola
Results in last four elections: While the Congress registered a victory in the 2009 elections, BJP’s Rajesh Pandey won the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Demographics: Despite being a centre for religious tourism, on account of being the place where Lord Buddha attained parinirvan, the area is economically backward. The constituency has a significant presence of Brahmin voters. Muslims constitute 27 percent of the electorate in the area, while Scheduled Caste voters can also influence the elections.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 14:47:31 IST