It's a topsy-turvy battle in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency. Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi are in a neck and neck battle in the state with the two leaders taking turns to be in the lead in the 2019 Lok Sabha election results. Smriti is leading by a margin of over 18000 votes against Rahul Gandhi. Read live updates of Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha election results here.
Amethi had registered 54.05 per cent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 1.61 per cent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1741033 while the total voter turnout is 940947. While in 2014, the constituency registered 52.44 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1668423 while the total voter's turnout was 874865.
The Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency has a total of five assembly segments - Tiloi, Salon, Jagdishpur, Gauriganj and Amethi.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Rahul Gandhi||Indian National Congress|
|2||Smriti Irani||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Afajal Varis||Bahujan Mukti Party|
|4||Gopal Swaroop Gandhi||Kisan Majdoor Berojgar Sangh|
|5||Durgesh Singh||Bharat Prabhat Party|
|6||Nathu Ram||Janvadi Party(Socialist)|
|7||Prem Shankar||Moulik Adhikar Party|
|8||Pankaj Ramkumar Sing||Akhand Rashtrawadi Party|
|9||Bas Deo Maurya||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star|
|10||Ram Milan||Rashtriya Apna Dal|
|11||Ram Sidh Yadav||Manavtawadi Samaj Party|
|12||Shatrunjai Pratap Singh||Lok Gathbandhan Party|
|13||SHIV Nandan Singh||Bharatiya Sampuran Krantikari Party|
|22||Dr. U.P. Shivananda||Independent|
|23||Saritha S. Nair||Independent|
|24||Suresh Kumar Shukla||Independent|
|25||Mo. Hasan Lahari||Independent|
The election here was conducted on May 6, 2019, as per the Phase V schedule announced by the Election Commission of India. The results would be declared on May 23.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Munda received 408,651 votes and defeated BJP candidate Smriti Irani who got 300,748 votes.