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Allahabad Lok Sabha Elections

Allahabad is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh is being held in all seven phases from 11 April to May 19.

Voting in the politically significant Holy city of Allahabad, which has now been rechristened as Prayagraj, will be held in the sixth phase on May 12 and the combined results of the seven-phase 2019 Lok Sabha election will be announced on May 23.

Allahabad parliamentary constituency comprises of five assembly segments namely Meja, Karachhana, Allahabad South, Bara and Koraon.

Of these, Bara and Koraon are reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates while the other three are unreserved seats.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Shyama Charan Gupta won the seat by a margin of 62009 votes. While Sharma bagged 3,13,772 votes, Samajwadi Party's Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh stood at the second spot with 2,51,763 votes.

Samajwadi Party's Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh had won the seat in the 2009 election by bagging 2,09,431 votes and by defeating Bahujan Samaj Party's Ashok Kumar Bajpai who secured 1,74,511 votes.

In Allahabad, 81.38 per cent or 891635 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 23 contestants who were in the fray, 20 of them lost their deposits.

In the 2019 election, Bharatiya Janata Party has named Rita Bahuguna Joshi from the seat.

Rajendra Pratap Singh has been nominated by Samajwadi Party to take back the seat from the Bharatiya Janata Party while Congress has named Yogesh Shukla.

Others in the race are Rajeshwar Prasad from Rashtriya Apna Dal, Bhawani Singh from Aam Aadmi Party, Shiv Kumar Prajapati from Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party among others.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Rita Bahuguna Joshi BJP

Won

494454
Rajendra Singh Patel SP

Lost

310179
Yogesh Shukla INC

Lost

31953
Girdhar Gopal Tripathi CPI

Lost

10403
Nota Nota

Lost

7625
Ajeet Kumar Patel PSSP

Lost

6267
Shiv Dutt Shukla ANDP

Lost

5147
Ajay Sharma IND

Lost

4731
Shiv Prasad LGBP

Lost

4118
Ram Pal Gupta PVSP

Lost

3368
Rabindra Kumar Shrivastav IND

Lost

2954
Om Guru Charan Das SSRD

Lost

2278
Abhimanyu Singh Patel PSP(L)

Lost

2217
Bhawani Singh AAAP

Lost

1845
Gayatri Prasad BSCP

Lost

1517

Allahabad News

Allahabad Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Allahabad Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Allahabad Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

Apr 29, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
Allahabad Lok Sabha constituency

Allahabad Lok Sabha constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Shyama Charan Gupta won the Allahabad parliamentary constituency by a margin of 62009 votes. 

Apr 24, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Kavi Yudh: Special Poetic war on Maha Kumbh of Prayagraj

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Jan 16, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Over 2.25 crore devotees take holy dip as Kumbh Mela opens in Prayagraj

Over 2.25 crore devotees take holy dip as Kumbh Mela opens in Prayagraj

About 15 crore devotees are expected to partake in the pilgrimage.

Jan 15, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Kumbh Mela 2019: Prayagraj gears up to host the world's largest religious gathering

Authorities make special arrangements for the convenience of devotees and tourists visiting the Kumbh.

Jan 10, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Kumbh Mela 2019: Kinnar Akhara steals show on debut

For the first time the 'Kinnar Akhara' took part in a religious royal entry procession called 'Peshwai' at the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Allahabad on January 6.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

Siberian seagulls - the surprise pilgrims at Kumbh 2019

Every year, between October and March, these migratory birds flock the sangam and nearby areas, attracting a large number of visitors. This year, their trip coincides with the Kumbh Mela, an added

Jan 09, 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Prayagraj gets world’s largest temporary city for grand Kumbh Mela 2019

Prayagraj gets world’s largest temporary city for grand Kumbh Mela 2019

For Kumbh Mela, a new temporary city has been set up along Prayagraj, which has 250-km long roads and 22 pontoon bridges.

Jan 08, 2019, 07:14 AM IST

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Jan 04, 2019, 08:12 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Kumbh Mela officially begins with entry of Juna Akhara saints

The sadhu saints of Juna Akhara enterd the Kumbh Mela area on Tuesday. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 26, 2018, 09:14 AM IST

5W1H: Saints upset over not including elephants in Kumbh procession

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest updates. saints upset over not including elephants in Kumbh procession. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 22, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Railways to run 800 additional trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

Railways to run 800 additional trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of Allahabad district, an official has said

Dec 16, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Allahabad University to be renamed as Prayagraj State University, proposal sent to UP Govt

Allahabad University to be renamed as Prayagraj State University, proposal sent to UP Govt

The Vice-Chancellor of Allahabad University has sent a formal proposal to the UP government.

Dec 09, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

While Prayagraj division will comprise of Prayagraj, Kaushambi, Fatehpur and Pratapgarh districts, Ayodhya division will include Ayodhya, Ambedkarnagar, Sultanpur, Amethi and Barabanki districts. 

Nov 13, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Why didn't your parents name you 'Ravan or Duryodhan': Yogi Adityanath to critics on row over 'Prayagraj'

Why didn't your parents name you 'Ravan or Duryodhan': Yogi Adityanath to critics on row over 'Prayagraj'

UP CM has slammed those criticising the move to change Allahabad's name to Prayagraj. 

Nov 05, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath responds to Allahabad's name change to Prayagraj

Yogi Adityanath responds to Allahabad's name change to Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday opened up on the justification of changing Allahabad's name to Prayagraj. 

Nov 04, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification directing its departments to use Prayagraj instead of Allahabad for all official purposes, district magistrate Suhas L Y said on Saturday.

Oct 20, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
People with zero understanding of history: Yogi on those criticising Allahabad name change

People with zero understanding of history: Yogi on those criticising Allahabad name change

"People who have zero understanding of our history and traditions would question the move."

Oct 16, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

The proposal to change the name was approved by the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet at a meeting on Tuesday.

Oct 16, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

Two of the new names suggested by Justice Katju are Narendramodipur for Faizabad, Amitshahnagar for Fatehpur and Mankibaatnagar for Moradabad.

Oct 15, 2018, 16:31 PM IST