The Parliamentary Constituency of Ghazipur is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was formed prior to the 1952 elections.
In UP, 56.84 per cent voting was recorded. The turnout in Varanasi was 58.05 per cent, while Gorakhpur recorded 57.38 per cent voting.
Ajit Pratap Kushawaha of Indian National Congress, Afzal Ansari of Bahujan Samaj Party, Bhanu Prakash Pandey of Communist Party of India and Manoj Sinha of Bharatiya Janata Party are some of the top candidates contesting the general elections 2019 from Ghazipur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Ghazipur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|Serial No.||Name Of Candidate||Party Affiliation|
|1||AJIT PRATAP KUSHAWAHA||Indian National Congress|
|2||AFZAL ANSARI||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||BHANU PRAKASH PANDEY||Communist Party of India|
|4||MANOJ SINHA||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|5||ISHWARI PRASAD KUSHWAHA||Communist Party of India (Marxist- Leninist) (Liberation)|
|6||BRIJENDRA KUMAR VERMA||Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Party|
|7||BHARAT||Janta Raj Party|
|8||RAJESH KUMAR YADAV||Pragatisheel Manav Samaj Party|
|9||Dr. RAJESH KUMAR SINGH||Bhartiya Jan Nayak Party|
|10||RAMJI||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|11||RAMPRAVESH SHARMA ALIAS RINKOO||Moulik Adhikar Party|
|12||VED PRAKASH||Nationalist Janshakti Party|
|13||SANTOSH KUMAR YADAV||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|14||HRIDAYA NARAYAN SINGH||Independent|
The Assembly Constituencies that fall in Ghazipur parliamentary constituency are Jakhanian (SC), Saidpur (SC), Ghazipur, Jangipur and Zamania.
The election in this constituency was held in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 19 and the results will be declared on May 23.
Manoj Sinha of BJP was elected Member of Parliament from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. BJP candidate Sinha bagged 306929 votes and defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Shivkanya Kushwaha. The SP candidate got 274477 votes.