Parliamentary Constituency Watch: Fatehpur Sikri 


Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It comprises 5 assembly constituencies and a district.   


Designated as a General Constituency.    

Voter Turnout   

Fatehpur Sikri Electoral Turnout Rates

During the 2014 elections, the total number of electors was 15,80,582 and the turnout stood at 61.24%, in real numbers- 9,67,968 voters. 2019 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 17,18,837 electors, 60.34% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers- 10,37,151 voters.   

Representation and Results    

Party Wise Vote Share

2019’s parliamentary election winner, BJP’s Rajkumar Chahar gained a vote share of 64.30% and defeated INC’s Raj Babbar whose vote share stood at 16.60%. The other prominent candidates in the fray were BSP’s Shreebhagwan Sharma with 16.20% of vote share and independent candidate Purushottam Das with 0.30% of vote share.  

Voting History –2014 & 2019   


Party Wise Shift in Votes

In 2014, BJP won the constituency and earned 4,26,589 votes followed by 6,67,147 votes in the 2019 election victory. On the other hand, INC received 1,72,082 votes in 2019 and BSP garnered 1,68,043 votes in the 2019 elections.    

Parties at helm through the years 

Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency in Agra district came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. 

Timeline of Winning Parties

In 2009, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) emerged as the victor, reflecting the diversity and dynamics of Indian politics. The year 2014 saw a significant shift with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claiming victory, showcasing the changing political preferences. Continuing the trend, the BJP secured another triumph in 2019, underscoring its sustained popularity among the electorate. 

 Party-wise success rate  

Success Rate

In terms of the success rate in securing the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha seat, both BJP had exhibited the highest rate of success over the years, standing at 67% and followed by BSP at 33%. 

Gender Wise Distribution of Contestants 

During the 2009 elections, there were 14 contestants and 13 of them were male and 1 female, in percentage- 93% and & 7%. In 2014, the total number of contestants increased to 28, out of which 23 were male and 5 was female, in percentage- 82% and 18%.   

Gender Wise Distribution of Candidates

In 2019, on the other hand, the total number of contestants were increased to 15 whereby 13 were males and 2 females, in percentage that is 87% and 13% respectively. 

Gender wise voter turnout 

In 2009, out of a total of 13,43,201 electors, 6,92,254 voters cast their ballots. Of the 7,46,729 male electors, 4,22,824 participated in the election, constituting a turnout rate of 57%. There were 5,96,472 female electors and of that, 2,69,430 chose to vote with a turnout rate of 45%.  

In 2014, there are 15,80,582 people who are eligible to vote and 9,67,968 of them chose to exercise their right to vote. Out of these, 8,77,271 were male electors and 7,03,311 were female electors. 65% of male electors (5,65,971) and 57% of female electors (4,01,997) cast their ballots.  

   Gender Wise Voter Turnout

 The total count of electors in 2019 was 17,18,837 out of which 10,31,004 chose to cast their ballot in the parliamentary elections. Out of 9,40,752 male electors, only 62% voted which is 5,80,669 male voters in real numbers. On the other hand, the voter turnout for females stood at 58% which translates to 4,50,331 voters out of a total of 7,78,033 female electors in real number.     

In 2017, transgender people were included as a separate category of the third gender in electoral rolls. There were 52 electors belonging to the third gender category in the parliamentary constituency during the 2019 elections. And 4 of them exercised their newly granted constitutional right to vote and thus their turnout stood at 8%. 

Gender-Wise Literacy Rate 

We are taking a peek at the gender-wise literacy rate of the Agra district which is a part of the Fatehpur Sikri parliamentary constituency as literacy is considered an essential indicator of the socioeconomic development of the region.  

Gender Wise Literacy Rate

Agra District 

The overall literacy rate of the district is 61%. However, when it comes to gender, the literacy rate for males in the district stands at 68% while the female literacy rate is 52%.      

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