Pratapgarh Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE updates:
In 2009, Ratna Singh won back the seat from the Samajwadi Party before losing to Kunwar Harivansh Singh of the BJP in 2014.
Pratapgarh Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 39
Total electors: 17,16,625 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 7,92,957
Male electors: 9,23,668
Assembly Constituencies: Raniganj, Rampur Khas, Vishwanathganj, Patti, Pratapgarh
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In the 1999 elections, Rajkumari Ratna Singh won the seat on a Congress ticket. Akshay Pratap Singh won the seat in the 2004 election, contesting as a Samajwadi Party candidate. In 2009, Ratna Singh won back the seat from the Samajwadi Party before losing to Kunwar Harivansh Singh of the BJP in 2014.
Demographics: Pratapgarh is known for having a sizeable Muslim vote bank. Equally strong are the Brahmins and Thakurs of the constituency. Kurmis, an OBC community, in eastern Uttar Pradesh is also quite influential here. Apna Dal, which won the seat in the 2014 polls, is a political party influential among the Kurmi community.