Balrampur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Balrampur Lok Sabha constituency was a former Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency in northern India. Balrampur is in Uttar Pradesh state . This constituency ceased to exist in 2008 with the implementation of delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies. Most of the area under the erstwhile Balrampur seat now falls under Shrawasti (Lok Sabha constituency) since 2008.

Former PM Shri Atal Bihari Bajpai contested Lucknow by-election in 1955 and came third. Then in 1957, he contested General Election in three seats. He finished fourth in Mathura, second in Lucknow, and won in Balrampur as his first time representing Lok Sabha. In 1962, he contested Balrampur and Lucknow, and lost in both the seats. In 1967, he contested Balrampur and this time won.

Members of ParliamentEdit


Year Winner Party
1952 constituency did not exist
1957 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1962 Subhadra Joshi (defeated Vajpayee) Indian National Congress
1967 Atal Bihari Vajpayee (defeated Subhadra Joshi) Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 Chandra Bhal Mani Tiwari Indian National Congress
1977 Nanaji Deshmukh Janata Party
1980 Chandra Bhal Mani Tiwari Indian National Congress
1984 Mahant Deep Narain Van Indian National Congress
1989 Fasi-ur-Rehman Munnan Khan Independent
1991 Satya Deo Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Satya Deo Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Rizwan Zaheer Samajwadi Party
1999 Rizwan Zaheer Samajwadi Party
2004 Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency became defunct in 2008 and most of its area became part of Shrawasti (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election ResultsEdit

1957 Lok Sabha ElectionEdit

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee (BJS) : 118,380 votes [1]
  • Hyder Hussain (INC) : 108,568 votes

Uttar Pradesh

1962 Lok Sabha ElectionEdit

  • Subhadra Joshi (INC) : 102,260 votes [2]
  • Atal Behari Bajpai (sic, he spelled it Atal Bihari Vajpayee himself) (JS) : 100,208

1967 Lok Sabha ElectionEdit

  • A. Behari (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) (Bharatiya Jana Sangh) : 142,446 votes [1]
  • S. Joshi (INC) : 110,704

2004 Lok Sabha ElectionEdit

  • Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (BJP) 270,941 votes [3]
  • Rizwan Zaheer Alias Rijju Bhaya (BSP) : 218,328


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1957 India General Elections Results". elections.in. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  2. ^ "1962 India General Elections Results". elections.in. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  3. ^ "2004 India General Elections Results". elections.in. Retrieved 22 June 2020.