Phulpur is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. Voting in Phulpur 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.
Keshari Devi Patel of Bharatiya Janata Party, Pandhari Yadav of Samajwadi Party and Pankaj Patel of Indian National Congress are a few prominent candidates contesting for general elections 2019 from Phulpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Phulpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Keshari Devi Patel||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||Pandhari Yadav||Samajwadi Party|
|3||Pankaj Patel||Indian National Congress|
|4||Atul Kumar Dwivedi||Lok Gathbandhan Party|
|5||Kamala Prasad||Ambedkar Yug Party|
|6||Dakkhini Prasad Kushwaha||Rashtriya Garib Dal|
|7||Priya Singh Paul Alias Priyadarshini Gandhi||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|8||Ramnath Priydarshi Suman||Rashtriya Janmat Party|
|9||Dr. Ramlakhan Chaurasiya||Moulik Adhikar Party|
|10||Srichandra Kesarwani (Advocate)||Baliraja Party|
|11||Sunil Kumar Maurya||Pragatisheel Samaj Party|
|12||Sanjeev Kumar Mishra||Yuva Vikas Party|
Phulpur parliamentary constituency comprises of five assembly segments namely Phaphamau, Soraon, Phulpur, Allahabad West and Allahabad North.
In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Keshav Prasad Maurya had won the Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency with a massive margin of 3,08,308 votes.
Keshav Prasad Maurya had bagged 5,03,564 votes as against Samajwadi Party's Dharam Raj Singh Patel who secured 1,95,256 votes.
However, bypolls were necessitated as Phulpur seat fell vacant after Keshav Prasad Maurya was elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and became the Deputy Chief Minister in 2017.
In the bypolls in 2018, Bharatiya Janata Party could not retain the seat and Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel won the seat.
Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel bagged 3,42,922 votes while Bharatiya Janata Party's Kaushalendra Singh Patel secured 2,83,462 votes.