Maharajganj Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 63
Total electors: 17,43,131
Female electors: 7,96,897
Male electors: 9,46,234
Assembly Constituencies: Pharenda, Nautanwa, Siswa, Maharajganj, Paniyara
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: While Akhilesh Singh won during the 1999 elections, Harsh Vardhan of the Congress won the seat in 2009. In 2004 and 2014, Pankaj Choudhary of the BJP won the seat.
Demographics: The constituency comes under Maharajganj district which lies on the foothills of Himalayas. The district is also one of the 250 economically backward districts of India, as per the Central government. Kurmis, an OBC community, are most dominant in the constituency, with approximately three lakh voters. Upper caste, as well as Banias, add up to seven lakh voters in the constituency.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 14:50:19 IST