Lucknow (Lok Sabha constituency)

Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.

Lucknow
Lok Sabha Constituency
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Current MP of Lucknow, Rajnath Singh
IncumbentRajnath Singh
Parliamentary PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected YearMay 2019
Constituency Details
StateUttar Pradesh
Assembly ConstituenciesVidhan Sabha Segments are listed below.

Since 1991 the seat has been held by the BJP. Its best-known MP is Former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vajpayee contested from this seat eight times. First time, he contested 1955 bypoll and came third. Then he came second in 1957 and 1962. After these 3 losses, he won the seat five consecutive times, in 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2004.

Vidhan Sabha SegmentsEdit

Constituency number Name Winning Party (2017) District Number of electorates (2019)
171 Lucknow West BJP Lucknow 4,12,201
172 Lucknow North BJP Lucknow 4,24,848
173 Lucknow East BJP Lucknow 4,48,016
174 Lucknow Central BJP Lucknow 3,69,533
175 Lucknow Cantt. BJP Lucknow 3,85,769
Total: 20,40,367

Members of Lok SabhaEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (Lucknow Dist Central)

Resigned in December 1954. [1]

Indian National Congress
Ganga Devi [2]

(Lucknow cum Bara Banki - seat # 1)

Mohan Lal Saxena

(Lucknow cum Bara Banki - seat # 2)

1955* Sheorajvati Nehru *

(Lucknow Dist Central - Bypoll, after
Ms Pandit resigned in 1954)

Indian National Congress
1957 Pulin Behari Banerji Indian National Congress
1962 B. K. Dhaon Indian National Congress
1967 Anand Narain Mulla Independent
1971 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1977 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Sheila Kaul Indian National Congress
1989 Mandhata Singh Janata Dal
1991 Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Also from Vidisha, but retained Lucknow) Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Also from Gandhinagar, but retained Lucknow) Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Lal Ji Tandon Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Rajnath Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Rajnath Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

Election resultsEdit

2019 resultEdit

2019 Indian general elections: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Rajnath Singh 6,33,026 56.70 +2.43
SP Poonam Sinha 2,85,724 25.59 +20.10
INC Pramod Krishnam 1,80,011 16.12 -11.77
ABJS Amar Kumar Raizada 2,104 0.74 N/A
ASAP Ram Sagar Pal 1,251 0.11 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 7,416 0.66 +0.21
Majority 3,47,302 31.11 +4.73
Turnout 11,16,445 54.72 +1.70
BJP hold Swing +2.43

2014 resultEdit

2014 Indian general elections: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Rajnath Singh 5,61,106 54.27 +19.34
INC Rita Bahuguna Joshi 2,88,357 27.89 -0.04
BSP Nakul Dubey 64,449 6.23 -16.65
SP Abhishek Mishra 56,771 5.49 -5.03
AAP Syed Jaaved Ahmed Jaaferi 41,429 4.01 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 4,696 0.45 +0.45
Majority 2,72,749 26.38 +19.38
Turnout 10,33,883 53.02 +17.69
BJP hold Swing +19.34

2009 resultEdit

2009 Indian general elections: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Lal Ji Tandon 2,04,028 34.93 -21.19
INC Rita Bahuguna Joshi 1,63,127 27.93 +27.93
BSP Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta 1,33,610 22.88 +13.62
SP Nafisa Ali Sodhi 61,457 10.52 -7.86
Independent Amresh Mishra 3,486 0.60
AITC Rajesh Kumar Pandey 2,164 0.37
Swarajya Party Of India Anupam Mishra 1,230 0.21
Independent Rajiv Ranjan Tiwari 1,224 0.21
Majority 40,901 7.00 -49.18
Turnout 5,84,051 35.33
BJP hold Swing

2004 resultsEdit

2004 Indian general elections: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3,24,714 56.12 +21.19
SP Dr. Madhu Gupta 1,06,339 18.38 +7.92
Independent Ram Boolchand Jethmalani 57,685 9.97 N/A
BSP Nasir Ali Siddiqui 53,566 9.26 -7.86
Samata Party Krishna Pal 6,928 1.20
Independent Sheikh Ajij Ahmad Dyer 4,051 0.70
Independent Salahuddin 3,965 0.60
AD Arun Kumar Patel 2,804 0.48
Independent Ajay Chaturvedi 2,110 0.36
Independent Domai 1,203 0.21
Independent Ajay Kumar Pandey 1,043 0.18
Independent D.P.Pal 1,026 0.18
Independent Jaffar Ali 1,018 0.18
JP Nand Kumar Rajpoot 981 0.17
Independent Mohd. Kamran Siddiqui 918 0.16
RKSP Askari Shakti 885 0.15
IJP Dr. Vijay Narayan Pal 864 0.15
Independent Khem Singh Arya 829 0.14
Independent Pradeep Kumar Rawat 753 0.13
Independent Faguram 671 0.12
Independent Neelam Singh 639 0.11
Majority 2,18,375 37.74 +21.34
Turnout 5,78,556 35.28 -13.29
BJP hold Swing

1999 resultsEdit

1999 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3,62,709 48.11
INC Dr. Karan Singh 2,39,085 31.71
SP Bhagwati Singh 78,826 10.46
BSP Ijaharul Haque 43,948 5.83
Independent Dr. Vijay Agarwal 8,527 1.13
Majority 1,23,624 16.40
Turnout 7,53,943 48.57
BJP hold Swing

1998 resultsEdit

1998 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 4,31,738 57.82
SP Muzaffar Ali 2,15,475 28.86
BSP Dr. Dau Ji Gupta 56,887 7.62
INC Ranjeet Singh 38,636 5.17
Independent Kumari Katori Devi 1,099 0.15
Majority 2,16,263 28.96
Turnout 7,46,669 49.35
BJP hold Swing

1996 resultsEdit

1996 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3,94,865 52.25
SP Raj Babbar 2,76,194 36.55
BSP Ved Prakash Grover 42,993 5.69
INC Om Pathak 19,042 2.42
Independent Ramdev 3,639 0.48
Majority 1,18,671 15.70
Turnout 7,55,746 50.78
BJP hold Swing

1991 resultsEdit

1991 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 1,94,886 50.90
INC Ranjeet Singh 77,583 20.26
JP Heeru Saxena 59,385 15.51
JD Mandhata Singh 22,357 5.84
BSP Balbir Singh Saluja 13,728 3.59
Majority 1,17,303 30.64
Turnout 3,82,877 32.23
BJP gain from JD Swing 16.82

1989 resultsEdit

1989 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD Mandhata Singh 1,10,433 34.08
INC Dau Ji 95,137 29.36
Independent Balraj Madhok 73,839 22.78
BSP Jagmohan Singh Verma 20,393 6.29
Majority 15,614 4.72
Turnout 3,24,073 28.65
JD gain from INC Swing

1984 resultsEdit

1984 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sheila Kaul 1,69,260 55.67
LKD Mohammad Yunus Saleem 47,140 15.50
BJP Lal Ji Tandon 36,973 12.16
JP D. P. Bora 15,783 6.29
Majority 1,22,120 40.17
Turnout 3,04,058 40.30
INC hold Swing

1980 resultEdit

1980 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC(I) Sheila Kaul 1,23,231 47.65
JP Mahmood Butt 92,849 35.90
INC(U) Triloki Singh 17,163 6.64
Majority 30,382 11.75
Turnout 2,58,620 37.63
INC(I) gain from BLD Swing

1977 resultsEdit

1977 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BLD Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna 2,42,362 72.99
INC Sheila Kaul 77,017 23.19
Independent Sarju Prasad 5,534 1.67
Majority 1,65,345 49.80
Turnout 3,32,049 53.52
BLD gain from INC Swing

1971 resultsEdit

1971 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sheila Kaul 1,71,019 71.61
BJS Purushottam Das Kapoor 51,818 21.70
BKD D. P. Bora 12,039 5.04
Majority 1,19,201 49.91
Turnout 2,38,808 46.49
INC gain from Independent Swing

1967 resultsEdit

1967 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Anand Narain Mulla 92,535 36.55
INC V. R. Mohan 71,563 28.27
BJS R. C. Sharma 60,291 23.81
Majority 20,972 8.28
Turnout 2,53,175 27.63
Independent gain from INC Swing

1962 resultsEdit

1962 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC B. K. Dhaon 1,16,637 50.45
BJS Atal Behari Bajpai 86,620 37.47
Independent Jagdish Ghandi 14,774 6.39
Socialist M. A. Haleem 6,928 3.00
ABHM Radhey Shyam 4,356 1.88
Majority 30,017 12.98
Turnout 2,38,485 58.49
INC hold Swing

1957 resultEdit

1957 Indian general election: Lucknow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Pulin Behari Banerji 69,519 40.75
BJS Atal Bihari Vajpayee 57,034 33.44
CPI Fazal Abbas Kazmi 28,542 16.73
Majority 12,485 7.31
Turnout 1,70,579 45.12
INC hold Swing


1952 resultEdit

General Election, 1951: Lucknow Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 1,02,764 69.17
BJS Har Govind Dayal 35,112 23.63
ABRRP Gaya Prasad Shukla 6,021 4.05
Independent Nathu Ram 4,672 3.14
Majority 67,652 45.54
Turnout 1,48,569 42.03


1955 bye-pollEdit

By Election, 1952: Lucknow Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sheorajvati Nehru 49,324 41.83
PSP Tirloki Singh 34,578 29.33
BJS Atal Behari Bajpai (Vajpayee) 33,986 28.82
Majority 14,746 12.50
Turnout 1,17,888 33.35
INC hold Swing


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of High Commissioners of India to the United Kingdom", Wikipedia, 17 March 2020, retrieved 29 June 2020
  2. ^ "1951 India General (1st Lok Sabha) Elections Results". www.elections.in. Retrieved 29 June 2020.

External linksEdit

Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Nandyal
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1996
Vacant
until 1998
(Prime Minister in Rajya Sabha)
Title next held by
Lucknow
Vacant
since 1996
(Prime Minister in Rajya Sabha)
Title last held by
Lucknow
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1998-2004
Vacant
until 2014
(Prime Minister in Rajya Sabha)
Title next held by
Varanasi

Coordinates: 26°51′N 80°56′E / 26.85°N 80.94°E / 26.85; 80.94