Gonda is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. It comprises 5 assembly constituencies and 2 districts.
Between 1952 and 2019, different political parties won the election consecutively in the constituency of Gonda.
From 1952 to 1957, Chaudhari Hyder Husein from the Indian National Congress was elected as the Member of Parliament. The seat then shifted to Dinesh Pratap Singh in 1957 followed by Ram Ratan Gupta in 1962. In 1964, the Swatantra Party was victorious with Narayan Dandekar being elected as the MP. In 1967, the Indian National Congress rose to glory yet again with Sucheta Kripalani being elected. Anand Singh from the Indian National Congress (O) was elected in 1971, followed by Satya Deo Singh from the Janata Party in 1977. The 1980 elections saw Anand Singh from the Indian National Congress (I) win the elections who followed it by clinching yet another win in 1984.
1991 was the year when the Bharatiya Janata Party won the elections with Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh being elected as the MP and followed it in 1996 with Ketki Devi Singh being elected. 1998 saw Samajwadi Party winning the elections with Kirti Vardhan Singh being elected as the MP. Bharatiya Janata Party emerge victorious yet again with Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh being elected in 1999.
In 2004, Kirti Vardhan Singh from the Samajwadi Party was elected as the MP. The 2009 election was won by Beni Prasad Verma from the Indian National Congress. Kirti Vardhan Singh from the Bharatiya Janata Party won the 2014 and 2019 elections.
In terms of success rate, it’s INC that enjoyed the maximum success with 44% in Gonda Lok Sabha followed by BJP at 28%. SP’s success rate stands at 17% followed by INC (O) and JP both tasting a 6% of success rate in the parliamentary constituency.
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