Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency Result 2024 LIVE: Congress' Kishori Lal Leading Against BJP's Smriti Irani

Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency Result 2024 LIVE: Congress' Kishori Lal Leading Against BJP's Smriti Irani

The Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, one of the high profile seats in Uttar Pradesh, was long considered a Congress bastion before BJP's Smriti Irani won the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections by defeating Rahul Gandhi. This time, Congress has fielded old party hand KL Sharma to take on Smriti Irani.

Abhishek YadavUpdated: Tuesday, June 04, 2024, 11:31 AM IST
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The Amethi Lok Sabha constituency has always been one of the most high profile and watched-out seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Amethi parliamentary constituency, for long, was considered the Congress and Gandhi family bastion. However, things changed in 2019 when Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani managed to defeat Rahul Gandhi of Congress from Amethi, which was seen as one of the biggest upsets or turnarounds.

This time, Congress has fielded old party hand KL Sharma from Amethi to take on BJP's Smriti Irani, the sitting MP from the seat.

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Kishori Lal from INC is leading from Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency against BJP's Smriti Irani.

As per the early trends, Smriti Irani is leading from Amethi.

From Amethi, It's All About BJP vs Congress

The battle from Amethi is all about the Congress taking on the BJP and trying to take back the seat which was once a Congress bastion. The BJP is confident of winning the seat and retaining the constituency.

Amethi Lok Sabha Constituency

The Amethi Lok Sabha constituency is one of 80 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, a state that sends most number of MPs to the parliament.

The Amethi constituency holds five assembly segments namely Tiloi, Gauriganj, Jagdishpur, Amethi and Salon.

Key Dates

Amethi goes to poll on May 20, 2024 and the counting of votes, like for all Lok Sabha constituencies, will be held on June 4. Amethi falls under phase 5 of polling for the Lok Sabha elections as per the schedule declared by the Election Commission of India on March 16, 2024.

Previous Results

The high-profile and fiercely contested seat of Amethi witnessed Smriti Irani of the BJP winning against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in 2019 with a margin of almost 55,000 votes.

While the Congress vote share in the constituency was 43.86%, the BJP triumphed with 49.71% of the votes from the seat with Smriti Irani as the party candidate.

However, in 2014, Rahul Gandhi had won the contest from the seat against Smriti Irani. In 2009 as well, Rahul Gandhi had won from Amethi with a decisive margin. However, the voter turnout in the last Lok Sabha elections in Amethi was a matter of concern with only 54.08% people turning up to vote which was lower than the national voting average.

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