Robertsganj Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 80
Total electors: 16,39,561 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 7,38,398
Male electors: 9,01,163
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimited: New Assembly constituency Obra was created after delimitation in 2008.
Assembly Constituencies: Chakia, Ghorawal, Robertsganj, Obra, Duddhi
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Ram Shakal of the BJP won the seat in the 1999 elections. In 2004, the seat went to Lal Chandra Kol of BSP while in 2009 elections, the Samajwadi Party registered a win here. In 2014, Chhotelal of the BJP won the seat.
Demographics: Part of Sonebhadra district, Robertsganj is largely a rural constituency. Notably, Obra and Duddhi are the only two constituencies in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to be reserved for the Scheduled Tribes. While these two constituencies are tribal-dominated, Brahmins and OBCs are key component of the electorate in constituencies like Robertsganj and Ghorawal.
Updated Date: May 23, 2019 20:38:24 IST