MPs and MLAs in RaebareliIn India every individual has the right to caste their preference of political parties or individual candidate through voting system and elect a suitable person for their locality, area, district, city, state and even the country. Any location of the country is represented both in Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha with respective elected members focusing on the growth of the area.
Raebareli being a part of Lucknow division and an important district of Uttar Pradesh, receives the same treatment and there are elected members representing the place in Parliament as well as in Legislative Assembly. Raebareli constituency is considered as one of 80th Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh and consist of five Vidhan Sabha segments which include:
- Rae Bareli
MPs of Raebareli
Sonia Gandhi: Sonia Gandhi is the Member of Parliament for Raebareli Constituency. Raebareli has always been a preferred constituency for the Indian National Congress since the city has supported member of this party for years. Be it Feroze Gandhi or Rajendra Pratap Singh, Indira Gandhi or Arun Nehru, Satish Sharma or the present elected member Sonia Gandhi. It may be stated that from 1951 to 1977, 1980 to 1996 and from 1999 to the present day, Indian National Congress holds the MP seat for Raebareli Constituency.
Sonia Gandhi was born in Luisana, Italy and studied English, in Bell’s Educational Trust in the City of Cambridge. Here only she met her future husband Rajiv Gandhi, who incidentally belonged to the greatest political family in India, the Gandhi family as he was the elder son of the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Sonia Gandhi was not involved in politics and contended raising her two children after marrying Rajiv Gandhi. But her involvement in politics started after the assassination of her mother-in-law and when Rajiv Gandhi became Prime Minister.
Howeve,r the real political journey started after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi and she joined Congress party in 1997. In the beginning of her political career she had to face many obligations and oppositions for her foreign origin but she proved her capability by becoming the party president within 62 days of becoming the party member. She is a successful politician and even the longest running president in the 125-year-old history of Indian National Congress. It was in 2004 and in 2009 that she was the elected MP from Raebareli.
10, Janpath, New Delhi 110011
Phone: 011 23014161, 011 23014481.
MLAs of Raebareli
Five Members of Vidhan Sabha represent the five divisions of Raebareli Lok sabha Constituency. They are
Ram Lal Akela: Elected from the Bacchrawan Constituency, Ram Lal Akela is a member of Samajwadi Party. He won the 2012 election against his opposing party RSP candidate Sushil Kumar Pasi. As per the history of Bacchrawan, Ram Lal Akela won the seat for this place in 2002 election with 42.35% vote against the opposition of BSP leader Shyam Sunder Bharti. In 2007 elections however he lost the seat to Raja Ram of Congress Party who won with 33.19% vote whereas his was only 23.61%.
Ram Lal Akela is a postgraduate from Kanpur University with Master of Arts and he passed out in 1997. He passed out Intermediate from National inter College Raibareli in 1987.
Ram Lal Akela
House No.577 Chajlapur Luknow
Raibareli Dist Raibareli 229001
Present Address: 23, A Block , Darulsfa , Lucknow
Phone: 9415118997, 8765954876, 0522-2614152, 0535-2702400
Surendra Vikram Singh: Elected from Harchandpur Constituency, Surendra Vikram Singh is a member of Samajwadi Party. In 2012 elections Surendra Vikram Singh won the election with a vote count of 51262 votes against his opposition Leader Shiv Ganesh Lodhi belonging to the Congress Party who managed to fetch only 37069 votes.
Surendra Vikram Singh
Vill. Devli P.O Laxmipur Dist RaeBareli 229001
Phone: 8765954878, 9451988044
Devendra Pratap Singh: Elected from Sareni Constituency, Devendra Pratap Singh is a member of Samajwadi Party. Devendra Pratap Singh, a postgraduate by qualification won the seat of Sareni, in elections 2012 fighting against the opposition party leader Sushil Kumar of BSP. According to the history of Sareni, in 2002, Devendra Pratap Singh won this seat only with 25.75% vote against Ashok Kumar Singh of Indian National Congress who had only 20.86% vote.
Devendra Pratap Singh
Vill. & P.O. Khazurgaun, Dalmau
District: Rae Bareli 229203
Phone: 9415034134; 8765954881
Manoj Kumar Pandey: Elected from Unchahar Constituency, Manoj Kumar Pandey is a member of Samajwadi Party. A Graduate by qualification Manoj Kumar Pandey won the 2012 election for the MLA seat of Unchahar against the opposition leader Utkrist Maurya of BSP with 61930 votes against 59348 votes respectively.
Manoj Kumar Pandey
Mohalla Satya Nagar Rai Bareli 229001
Phone: 9415034600, 8765954882
Akhilesh Kumar Singh: Elected from Raebareli Assembly, Akhilesh Kumar Singh was a member of Indian National Congress. But the last election of 2012 he stood as an independent individual and won against Ram Pratap Yadav of Samajwadi Party. Akhilesh Kumar Singh has won this seat of Raebareli consistently from 1993 election onwards and in all the years he was representing the Congress party.
Akhilesh Kumar Singh
Village-Lalupur Chauhan, Post-Bhthanpur
Raebareli has been always a strong political location where several parties are involved and a lot of shift in terms of Vidhan Sabha elections and winner seat is visible in the last few years of elections. Many strong candidates having years of experience have lost their position and many new talents of the political field have made a name for them in these places. However the strongest candidate running efficiently the seat of MP for years is Sonia Gandhi who has supported the district and provided various inputs in the growth and progress of Raebareli.