The Parliamentary Constituency of Gorakhpur is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh.
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.
Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh of Communist Party of India, Madhusudan Tripathi of Indian National Congress, Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla alias Ravi Kishan of Bharatiya Janata Party and Rambhual Nishad of Samajwadi Party are some of the top candidates contesting the general elections 2019 from Gorakhpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Gorakhpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|Serial No.||Name Of Candidate||Party Affiliation|
|1||Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh||Communist Party of India|
|2||Madhusudan Tripathi||Indian National Congress|
|3||Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla alias Ravi Kishan||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||Rambhual Nishad||Samajwadi Party|
|5||Abhishek Chand||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|6||Awadhesh Kumar Singh||Shane Hind Fourm|
|7||Jai Prakash Mishra||Rashtrawadi Party of India,|
|8||Jitendra Kumar||Jwala Dal|
|9||Shyamnarayan Yadav||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|10||Subhash Chandra Dubey||Socialist Party (India)|
It has five legislative assembly segments - Caimpiyarganj, Pipraich, Gorakhpur Urban, Gorakhpur Rural and Sahajanwa.
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.
Yogi Adityanath of BJP, who is currently the chief minister of UP, had won from the Gorakhpur seat in the 2014 polls. However, in the by-election, Pravin Kumar Nishad of the Samajwadi Party secured 456513 votes and decimated his BJP rival Upendra Dutt, who got 434632 votes in his favour.