Gorakhpur (Lok Sabha Constituency)
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Gorakhpur Lok Sabha Constituency

Gorakhpur is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Member of Parliament is Ravi Kishan, who has won the election as a BJP party candidate in 2019. This seat was vacated by Yogi Adityanath after becoming the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

In the 2004 Lok Sabha Elections, the constituency had 1,432,002 eligible voters, of whom 48.13% exercised their franchise. There were nine candidates. Election was conducted at 1227 polling stations, and 689,248 valid votes were counted. Yogi Adityanath of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected by a margin of 142,309 votes.

Assembly Constituencies

There are five assembly constituencies in Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

Members of Parliament


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Election Results

2019 Indian general elections: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla 7,17,122 60.54 +14.01
SP Ram Bhuwal Nishad 4,15,458 35.07 -13.80
INC Madhusudan Tripathi 22,972 1.94 -0.08
CPI Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh 8,172 0.69 New
SBSP Abhishek Chand 4,319 0.36 New
NOTA None of the Above 7,688 0.65 -0.24
Majority 3,01,664 25.47 +23.13
Turnout 11,84,925 59.81 +11.97
BJP hold Swing +11.67
By Election, 2018: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SP Praveen Kumar Nishad 4,56,513 48.87 +27.11
BJP Upendra Dutt Shukla 4,34,632 46.53 -5.30
INC Dr. Surheeta Kareem 18,858 2.02 -2.38
IND. Sarvan Kumar Nishad 3,253 0.35 N/A
BMP Awadhesh Nishad 2,829 0.30 +0.11
NOTA None of the Above 8,326 0.89 +0.11
Majority 21,881 2.34 -27.73
Turnout 9,34,056 47.84 -6.79
SP gain from BJP Swing -2.96
General Election, 2014: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogi Adityanath 5,39,127 51.83 -2.02
SP Rajmati Nishad 2,26,344 21.76 +10.67
BSP Ram Bhuwal Nishad 1,76,412 16.96 -7.47
INC Astbhuja Prasad Tripathi 45,719 4.40 +0.36
AAP Radhe Mohan Misra 11,873 1.14 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 8,153 0.78 N/A
Majority 3,12,783 30.07 +0.65
Turnout 10,40,199 54.63 +10.50
BJP hold Swing -2.02
General Election, 2009: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogi Adityanath 4,03,156 53.85 +2.34
BSP Vinay Shankar Tiwari 1,82,885 24.43 +14.21
SP Manoj Tiwari 83,059 11.09 -19.61
INC Lalchand Nishad 30,262 4.04 -0.82
Independent Chhedilal 8,953 1.20 0
Independent Niranjan Prasad 6,519 0.87 0
Independent Govind 4,829 0.65 0
Ambedkar Samaj Party Aman 3,007 0.40 0
Independent Harishchandra 2,944 0.39 0
AD Divyashankar Nishad 2,353 0.31 -0.16
Independent Awdhesh Singh 2,232 0.30 0
Majority 2,20,271 29.42 +8.81
Turnout 7,48,617 44.13 -4.00
BJP hold Swing +2.34
General Election, 2004: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogi Adityanath 3,53,647 51.31 +10.21
SP Jamuna Prasad 2,11,608 30.70 -9.27
BSP Pradeep Kumar Nishad 70,449 10.22 -4.21
INC Shardendu Pandey 33,477 4.86 +1.78
Independent Ram Milan 8,785 1.27 0
AD Chandra Bhan Singh Patel 3,225 0.47 0
SBSP Gopal Rajbhar 3,081 0.45 0
Independent Ram Kishum 2,716 0.39 0
ABHM Mahanth Ramdas Brahmchari 2,260 0.33 0
Majority 1,42,309 20.61 +19.48
Turnout 6,89,248 48.13 -3.45
BJP hold Swing +10.21
General Election, 1999: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogi Adityanath 2,67,382 41.10
SP Jamuna Prasad Nishad 2,60,043 39.97
BSP D. P. Yadav 93,852 13.43
INC Dr. Jamal Ahmad 20,026 3.08
JD(S) Bankey Lal 2,723 0.42
Majority 7,339 1.13
Turnout 6,50,545 51.58
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 1998: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogi Adityanath 2,68,428 42.62
SP Jamuna Prasad Nishad 2,42,222 38.46
BSP Prahlad Yadav 85,282 13.54
INC Harikesh Bahadur 22,621 3.59
AD Sant Lal Jaiswal 3,892 0.62
Majority 26,206 4.16
Turnout 6,29,765 50.53
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 1996: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Mahant Avedyanath 2,36,369 42.23
SP Virender Pratap Shahi 1,79,489 32.07
BSP Kedar Nath Singh 85,248 15.23
INC Harikesh Bahadur 14,549 2.60
IND. Manoj Kumar Singh 4,395 0.79
Majority 56,880 10.16
Turnout 5,59,700 45.69
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 1991: Gorakhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Mahant Avedyanath 2,28,736 49.70
Janata Dal Sharda Prasad Rawat 1,37,377 29.85
Independent Narsingh Narayan Pandey 38,376 8.34
Janata Party Deep Narain Yadav 32,346 7.03
Lok Dal Safatullah 6,766 1.47
Majority 91,359 19.85
Turnout 4,60,188 50.95
BJP gain from HMS Swing

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Coordinates: 26°46?N 83°23?E / 26.76°N 83.39°E / 26.76; 83.39


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