Basti is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. Voting in Basti 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.
Raj Kishor Singh of Indian National Congress, Ram Prasad Chaudhary of Bahujan Samaj Party and Harish Chandra Alias Harish Dwivedi of Bharatiya Janata Party are a few prominent candidates contesting for general elections 2019 from Basti Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Basti Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||RAJ KISHOR SINGH||Indian National Congress|
|2||RAM PRASAD CHAUDHARY||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||HARISH CHANDRA ALIAS HARISH DWIVEDI||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||PANKAJ DUBEY||Lok Gathbandhan Party|
|5||PRAMOD SHUKLA||Rashtrawadi Party of India,|
|6||RAM PRASAD CHAURASIYA||Janhit Kisan Party|
|7||ROHIT KUMAR PATHAK||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|8||VINOD KUMAR RAJBHAR||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|9||CHANDRA MANI PANDEY||Independent|
|11||RANGI LAL YADAV||Independent|
Basti parliamentary constituency comprises of five assembly segments namely Harraiya, Kaptanganj, Rudhauli, Basti Sadar and Mahadewa.
In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Harish Chandra alias Harish Dwivedi had won the seat with a margin of 33562 votes.
Harish bagged 357680 votes as against Samajwadi Party's Brij Kishor who stood at the second spot with 324118 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Prasad Chaudhary had come third with 283747 votes.