Macchlishahr Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 74
Total electors: 18,91,969
Female electors: 8,65,180
Male electors: 10,26,789
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimited: Yes. Pindra Assembly constituency came into existence after the 2008 delimitation.
Assembly Constituencies: Machhlishahr, Mariyahu, Zafrabad, Kerakat, Pindra
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999 elections, Chandra Nath Singh of the Samajwadi Party won the seat. In 2004 elections, Umakant Yadav of the BSP won the seat. In 2009 elections, Tufani Saroj of the Samajwadi Party won the seat. In the Modi wave of 2014, Ram Charitra Nishad of the BJP won the election by a margin of over 1,70,000 votes.
Demographics: Over 20 percent of the population in this Lok Sabha seat is Dalit. Nishad, a community of fishermen considered to be Scheduled Castes, are also found in large numbers in this constituency. Kurmis and Yadavs are also found in significant numbers in this constituency.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 14:49:19 IST