Salempur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE updates:
In 2009, the BSP again won the seat before losing it to Ravindra Kushwaha of the BJP in 2014 elections.
Salempur Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 71
Total electors: 16,61,737
Female electors: 7,57,105
Male electors: 9,04,632
Assembly Constituencies: Bhatpar Rani, Salempur, Belthara Road, Sikanderpur, Bansdih
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999 elections, Babban Rajbhar of the BSP won the seat. In 2004, Hari Kewal Prasad of the Samajwadi Party won the seat. In 2009, the BSP again won the seat before losing it to Ravindra Kushwaha of the BJP in 2014 elections.
Demographics: The Mauryas and the Kushwahas are influential in this constituency. Rajbhar community, an Extremely Backward Caste, also have sizeable presence in the constituency.