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Amethi Lok Sabha constituency

Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Amethi Lok Sabha constituency: Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh, India
Amethi is one of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This constituency covers the entire Amethi district and was created in 1967. Its first member of parliament (MP) was Vidya Dhar Bajpai of the Indian National Congress (INC) who was elected in 1967 and held his seat in the next election in 1971. In the 1977 election, Ravindra Pratap Singh of the Janata Party became its MP. Singh was defeated in 1980 by Sanjay Gandhi of the INC. Later the same year, Gandhi died in a plane crash. This forced a by election in 1981 which was won by his brother, Rajiv Gandhi. Gandhi went on to represent this constituency until 1991, when he was assassinated by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The subsequent by election held the same year was won by Satish Sharma of the INC. Sharma was re-elected in 1996. Sanjaya Sinh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defeated Sharma in the 1998 election. The widow of Rajiv Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi represented this constituency from 1999 to 2004. Her son, Rahul Gandhi, was elected in 2004. He was the fourth MP from the Nehru–Gandhi family since 1980 to represent the seat. Gandhi held the seat till the 2019 election when he was defeated by a margin of 55,000 votes by the BJP's Smriti Irani.

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Smiti Iran Set to Retain Amethi….Or will Rahul’s Stunt Work?| Expert Talk [Video]

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Smiti Iran Set to Retain Amethi….Or will Rahul’s Stunt Work?| Expert Talk

Two important seats, Amethi & Raebareli, are also up for polling today as the Lok Sabha elections enter their fifth phase. These elections will be fascinating to watch because of the high stakes and..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Smriti Irani or KL Sharma? Ground Report on Voters' Decision| Watch [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Smriti Irani or KL Sharma? Ground Report on Voters' Decision| Watch

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat became a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Congress has picked..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: KL Sharma's Candid Conversation with Team Oneindia | Watch [Video]

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In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat becomes a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Congress has picked..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:31Published
Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Ashok Gehlot, Former Rajasthan CM Hopeful of Congress’ Victory [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Ashok Gehlot, Former Rajasthan CM Hopeful of Congress’ Victory

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat becomes a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Rahul Gandhi's return..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:07Published
Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: After Rahul's Exit, Will Smriti Irani Win Again? | Ground Report [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: After Rahul's Exit, Will Smriti Irani Win Again? | Ground Report

The absence of Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections raises questions about the advantage it might offer to Smriti Irani. While Priyanka Gandhi's extensive campaigning in the..

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LS Polls 2024: Fierce Electoral Battle in Amethi | Smriti Irani Vs KL Sharma | What Locals Think [Video]

LS Polls 2024: Fierce Electoral Battle in Amethi | Smriti Irani Vs KL Sharma | What Locals Think

The Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh will be one of the most watched seats in the fifth phase of voting in the ongoing general elections on May 20. The seat was in the headlines due to..

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Gandhi's Skipping Amethi, Chirag Paswan's Attack on RJD, PM Modi's Varanasi Visit & More | Oneindia [Video]

Gandhi's Skipping Amethi, Chirag Paswan's Attack on RJD, PM Modi's Varanasi Visit & More | Oneindia

Check out the latest stories covered in Episode 16 of Poll Pulse! Chirag Paswan's legal threat against Tejashwi Yadav over reservation remarks, Amethi's historic shift as it sees no contender from the..

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All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News [Video]

All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News

Get to know Kishori Lal Sharma, the Congress leader gearing up to contest against Smriti Irani in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat. Discover his journey, his ties to the Gandhi family, and the upcoming..

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