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Shyama Charan Gupta

Shyama Charan Gupta


Shyama Charan Gupta, the architect, and CMD of Shyama Group of companies is presently the MP of Allahabad constituency. He contested the 16th Lok Sabha election as a BJP candidate. In 1984 he contested his first election as an independent candidate from Banda but was defeated by Bhisn Deo Dubey of INC, who won by securing 1,42,085 votes. However, the loss was merely a blip in his radar, as he became the Mayor of Allahabad in 1989. In 1991 he contested and lost the Lok Sabha election from Allahabad constituency as a BJP contender. His political career was dormant for over a decade after which he contested and won in 2004 elections from Banda constituency as an SP candidate. He lost the following election from Phulphur. However, he ran a successful campaign in 2014 elections as a BJP candidate and became the MP of Allahabad.

Personal Life

Full Name Shyama Charan Gupta
Date of Birth 09 Feb 1945 (Age 74)
Place of Birth Unchadih, Distt. Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate Professional
Profession Businessperson
Father's Name Late Shri Tirath Prasad Gupta
Mother's Name Late Smt. Tijia Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. Jamnotri Gupta
Spouse's Profession Business
No of Sons 2
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address 44 Thornhill Road Allahabad 211002 Uttar Pradesh
Present address 404, Narmada Apartment, MS Flats, Dr. B.D. Marg,
Contact number 9415235305, 9415216116, 05322468585,05322468586
Email Shyamacharangupta@shyamacharangupta.co.in
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

He established Shyama Group of companies in 1973, which was involved in Bidi manufacturing and has stakes in hospitality and real estate sectors.
After contesting two consecutive elections as an SP candidate, he decided to quit the party and align his interest with BJP in 2014.

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    He quit BJP to join SP and will be contesting from Banda Lok Sabha seat.
  • 2014
    On 1 Sep 2014, he became a member of Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Standing Committee on Information Technology and the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines. Also, he served as a member of the Standing Committee on Finance from Sep 2014 to Aug 2018.
  • 2014
    He ran a successful campaign from Allahabad constituency as a BJP candidate. He was Re-elected in the 16th Lok Sabha elections where he defeated Kunwar Revti Raman Singh of SP by a margin of 62,009 votes.
  • 2009
    He lost the 15th Lok Sabha elections from Phulphur constituency to Kapil Muni karwariya of BSP who won by a margin of 14,578 votes.
  • 2004
    He was elected to serve his first term in the 14th Lok Sabha elections where he contested as an SP candidate. He defeated Ram Sanjeewan of BP by a margin of 56,304 votes.
  • 1991
    He contested and lost in the parliamentary elections from Allahabad constituency as a BJP candidate. He was defeated by Janata dal's Saroj Dubey by a margin of 5196 votes.
  • 1989
    He was elected the Mayor of Allahabad.
  • 1984
    He contested and lost in the 8th Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from Banda constituency. He was defeated by Bhisn Deo Dubey by a margin of 1,42,085 votes.

Early Life

  • 1973
    He established Shyama Group of companies.
Net Worth47.29 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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