The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will began on April 11, with the last phase taking place on May 19, the results is slated to be announced on May 23.
Uttar Pradesh has a total of 80 seats and is the state which sends most number of MPs to the Lok Sabha.
Elections in the Kanpur constituency will take place in the fourth phase of the General Elections 2019 which will take place on April 29.
The elections in the Kanpur constituency will take place along with 12 other constituencies, namely, Shahjhanpur, Kheri, Hardoi, Misrikh, Unnao, Farrukhabad, Etawah, Kannauj, Akbarpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Hamirpur.
After in the thirteenth Lok Sabha elections Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal defeated Bhartiya Janta Party’ MP Jagat Vir Singh, he remained Kanpur MP for another two terms.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections BJP’ Murli Manohar Joshi registered a landslide victory here, winning a whopping 56.84 of total votes casted.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party had sealed a remarkable 71 seats out of 80 with then ruling party in the state Samajwadi Party getting just 5 seats. After the coming together of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, a tough contest expected in India’s most populous state.