Azamgarh is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. Voting in Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituency in the sixth phase was on May 12 and counting is on May 23.
In the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, 54 percent polling was reported in 14 constituencies.
Akhilesh Yadav of Samajwadi Party, Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua of Bharatiya Janata Party and Anil Singh of Rashtriya Ulama Council are a few prominent candidates contesting for general elections 2019 from Azamgarh Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Azamgarh Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Akhilesh Yadav||Samajwadi Party|
|2||Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Anil Singh||Rashtriya Ulama Council|
|4||Abhimanyu Singh Sunny||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|5||Arvind Kumar Pandey||Nagrik Ekta Party|
|6||Ehsan Ahmad||Naitik Party|
|7||Pawan Singh Samrat||Aam Janta Party (India)|
|8||Pramod Tiwari||Janhit Kisan Party|
|9||Mohinder Kumar||Sarvshreshth Dal|
|15||Dr Rajeev Pandey||Independent|
Azamgarh parliamentary constituency comprises of five assembly segments namely Gopalpur, Sagri, Mubarakpur, Azamgarh and Mehnagar.
In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav won the seat with a margin of 63204 votes.
Mulayam Singh Yadav bagged 340306 votes against his nearest Bharatiya Janata Dal rival Ramakant Yadav who stood at the second spot with 277102 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party's Shah Alam (Guddu Jamali) had come third with 266528 votes.