Ghaziabad Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 12
Total electors: 23,57,546 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 10,24,495
Male electors: 13,33,051
Delimited: Yes. The constituency came into existence in 2008.
Assembly Constituencies: Loni, Muradnagar, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Dholana
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 2009, then BJP president and now Union home minister Rajnath Singh won the seat. In 2014, BJP retained the seat after its candidate General VK Singh defeated his nearest rival by a whopping five lakh votes.
Demographics: Ghaziabad is primarily an urban constituency. The population composition is a mixed one as it includes migrants from many parts of the country. Nevertheless, Rajputs (both Hindu as well as Muslims), Vaishyas, Brahmins and Thakurs are a major vote bank in the constituency. Muslims and Dalits also form a large chunk of the electorate, especially in the developing areas of the city.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 13:13:15 IST