Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022

Varanasi South Assembly Election Results 2022

Varanasi South is an assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh. In 2022, this constituency was won by the Bharatiya Janata Party.Varanasi South comes under Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh State.
In 2022, Neelkanth Tiwari of the Bharatiya Janata Party won the seat by defeating Kameshwar Alias Kishan Dixit of the Samajwadi Party with a margin of 10722 votes.
Varanasi South Assembly constituency falls under the Varanasi Lok sabha constituency. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Narendra Modi won from Varanasi Lok Sabha (MP) Seat with the margin of 479505 votes by defeating Shalini Yadav of the Samajwadi Party. Stay tuned with OneIndia for all the updates relating to this constituency. From campaign to election results, read all about Varanasi South Vidhan Sabha (MLA) Constituency here. Find out who will be the winners, losers, victory margin and all other details on our special page.

Date of Polling: Monday, 07 March 2022
Date of Counting: Thursday, 8 December 2022

Varanasi South Assembly election results (2022)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Neelkanth Tiwari BJP Winner 99,622 50.88% 10,722
Kameshwar Alias Kishan Dixit SP Runner Up 88,900 45.41%
Mudita Kapoor INC 3rd 2,166 1.11%
Dinesh Kasaudhan BSP 4th 1,855 0.95%
Nota None Of The Above 5th 938 0.48%
Ajeet Singh AAP 6th 922 0.47%
Parvez Quadir Khan AIMIM 7th 590 0.30%
Subhash Chandra Chaurasiya Rashtriya Bhagidari Party 8th 265 0.14%
Reyazuddhin IND 9th 163 0.08%
Shiv Prasad Gupta Right to Recall Party 10th 149 0.08%
Virendra Kumar Gupta Aazad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram) 11th 109 0.06%
Arpan Pathak Lok Janshakti Party(Ram Vilas) 12th 103 0.05%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (2017)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Dr. Neelkanth Tiwari BJP Winner 92,560 51.76% 17,226
Rajesh Mishra INC Runner Up 75,334 42.12%
Rakesh Tripathi BSP 3rd 5,922 3.31%
Satish Kumar Agrahari IND 4th 844 0.47%
Rubi Fatma IND 5th 799 0.45%
Shivnath Yadav CPM 6th 740 0.41%
Mu. Musa Ansari IND 7th 464 0.26%
None Of The Above NOTA 8th 457 0.26%
Ritika Rani RKSP 9th 319 0.18%
Haji Haris Maouz Rajbee PECP 10th 259 0.14%
Royal Ajeet Singh IND 11th 225 0.13%
Vimlesh Kumar Sharma MADP 12th 196 0.11%
Parvez Quadir Khan IND 13th 188 0.11%
Abhishek Kumar Singh JANADIP 14th 127 0.07%
Kishan Seth IND 15th 120 0.07%
Priya Agrawal MaJP 16th 106 0.06%
Narendra Nath Dubey Adig BKP 17th 91 0.05%
Imran VIP 18th 86 0.05%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (2012)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyamdev Roy Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 57,868 38.00% 13,822
Dr. Dayashankar Mishra #dayalu# INC Runner Up 44,046 29.00%
Atahar Jamal Lari QED 3rd 20,454 14.00%
Md. Istaqbal #babu# SP 4th 14,642 10.00%
Kaisar Ameen Ansari BSP 5th 8,841 6.00%
Niyaj Ali Manju RLM 6th 1,263 1.00%
Sabir IND 7th 1,209 1.00%
Comred Nijamuddin CPI 8th 993 1.00%
Haji Margub Ahamad RUC 9th 727 0.00%
Vinod Kumar Seth IND 10th 549 0.00%
Dinanath Dev Vanshi MaJP 11th 437 0.00%
Kumar Saurabh PMSP 12th 371 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (2007)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Deo Roy Chaudhary Dada BJP Winner 33,021 46.00% 13,702
Dr. Dayashankar Misra Dayalu INC Runner Up 19,319 27.00%
Dilip Kumar Day SP 3rd 11,956 17.00%
Vikram Vij Alias Vikki Punjabi BSP 4th 4,400 6.00%
Sankatha Prasad Pandey Alias Bumguru IND 5th 590 1.00%
Iftekhar Husain Alias Chunna RJD 6th 453 1.00%
Chotelal Nishad SBSP 7th 326 0.00%
Arun Pathak IND 8th 245 0.00%
Sheela Singh Chauhan Advocate IND 9th 239 0.00%
Awadhesh Kumar Mishra BPD 10th 233 0.00%
Ramshankar Gupta IND 11th 215 0.00%
Vishnu Dayal Seth SHS 12th 193 0.00%
Yogesh Bramhachari IND 13th 120 0.00%
Dharmendra Singh RKSP 14th 97 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (2002)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Dew Rai Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 43,458 53.00% 20,805
Rakesh Jain SP Runner Up 22,653 27.00%
Mani Shankar Pandey INC 3rd 11,705 14.00%
Engineer Asalam Perwaze BSP 4th 2,080 3.00%
Vijay RTKP 5th 837 1.00%
Arun Pathak SHS 6th 468 1.00%
Jyoti Prakash (vipul) IND 7th 443 1.00%
Anil Kumar Yadava (nilu) ABLTC 8th 338 0.00%
Bharat Tiwari NCP 9th 303 0.00%
Jawed Ansari AD 10th 282 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1996)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Dev Rai Chawdhri (dada) BJP Winner 65,288 67.00% 37,282
Devbrat Majumdar INC Runner Up 28,006 29.00%
Mahmood AD 3rd 958 1.00%
Amabrish Rai CPI(ML)(L) 4th 532 1.00%
Ajay Shankar ABJS 5th 471 0.00%
Rajesh BHJS 6th 190 0.00%
Rakesh Kumar Sharma IND 7th 175 0.00%
Natthu Lal Sonkar IND 8th 128 0.00%
Pran Nath IND 9th 121 0.00%
Rajeev Kannoujiya IND 10th 64 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1993)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Dev Rai Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 63,726 61.00% 39,505
Dilip Dev SP Runner Up 24,221 23.00%
Rajesh Khtri INC 3rd 11,115 11.00%
Vijay Dubey JD 4th 1,729 2.00%
Ganesh Dutt SHS 5th 483 0.00%
Bhonu IND 6th 138 0.00%
Atul Mehara ICS 7th 99 0.00%
Nurgish Begam IND 8th 94 0.00%
L.n. Mishra JP 9th 84 0.00%
Prem Shankar IND 10th 62 0.00%
Harihar IND 11th 61 0.00%
Shailendra Kumar IND 12th 58 0.00%
Jya Krishna IND 13th 55 0.00%
Phool Chand DDP 14th 53 0.00%
Ramkesh IND 15th 35 0.00%
Srichand IND 16th 34 0.00%
Sarwar Noor IND 17th 31 0.00%
Ashok Kumar IND 18th 30 0.00%
Vijay Kumar IND 19th 26 0.00%
Kashinath IND 20th 25 0.00%
Ram Dayal IND 21th 22 0.00%
Anand IND 22th 21 0.00%
Ram Narayn IND 23th 12 0.00%
Hera Lal Sonkar IND 24th 11 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1991)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Dev Rai Chaudhary (dada) BJP Winner 57,829 64.00% 44,167
Vijay Dube JD Runner Up 13,662 15.00%
Girish Shastri INC 3rd 9,179 10.00%
Arun Chaubey IND 4th 3,215 4.00%
Santosh Kumar Pandaji IND 5th 1,396 2.00%
Abdulla BSP 6th 1,329 1.00%
Vijay Laxmi IND 7th 680 1.00%
Bala Shankar Tiwari Urf Bale Guru IND 8th 536 1.00%
Bachchey Lal Yadav IND 9th 210 0.00%
Sri Chander IND 10th 151 0.00%
Abdul Rasid IND 11th 146 0.00%
Sarvar Khan IND 12th 100 0.00%
Manas Ratan Krishna Nand Tripathi IND 13th 70 0.00%
Istkhar Ahmad IND 14th 69 0.00%
Hari Das IND 15th 59 0.00%
Ashok Kumar IND 16th 38 0.00%
Abhijit IND 17th 34 0.00%
Tarak Nath IND 18th 31 0.00%
Pardeep Kumar IND 19th 15 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1989)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Shyam Dev Rai Choudhary (dada) BJP Winner 39,529 48.00% 21,740
Rajni Kant Dutta INC Runner Up 17,789 22.00%
Dilip Day JD 3rd 14,345 17.00%
Narender Prasad Sinha CPI 4th 3,932 5.00%
Qutubuddin Alias Babubhai IND 5th 695 1.00%
Rajkumar IND 6th 568 1.00%
Anand Mishra IND 7th 523 1.00%
Sanjay IND 8th 509 1.00%
Tarak Nath BSP 9th 273 0.00%
Mohd. Anwar IND 10th 240 0.00%
Vijay Luxmi DDP 11th 237 0.00%
Om Prakash Shastri LKD(B) 12th 136 0.00%
Shree Nath Paek (raniguru) IND 13th 127 0.00%
Pijay Pratap Kumra IND 14th 76 0.00%
Jai Prakash Gupta IND 15th 49 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1985)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Rajni Kant INC Winner 28,400 56.00% 14,761
Shyamdeo Ram Chaudhary BJP Runner Up 13,639 27.00%
Deepak CPI 3rd 3,408 7.00%
Shankatha Prasad LKD 4th 1,520 3.00%
Vijay JNP 5th 1,370 3.00%
Mohd. Ikram IND 6th 838 2.00%
Ramesh Singh IND 7th 296 1.00%
Ramesh Prasad Garg IND 8th 186 0.00%
Jayanty ICJ 9th 129 0.00%
Radhey Shyam IND 10th 117 0.00%
Harendra Kumar IND 11th 114 0.00%
Saroj Kumar IND 12th 64 0.00%
Gupta Nath DDP 13th 58 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1980)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Kailash Tondon INC(I) Winner 19,048 37.00% 5,751
Raj Bali Tiwari BJP Runner Up 13,297 26.00%
Mohd. Ekaram Alias Bachau IND 3rd 6,889 13.00%
Devavrat Majumdar JNP(SC) 4th 6,057 12.00%
Girjesh Rai CPI 5th 2,669 5.00%
Tarun Kant Basu INC(U) 6th 1,328 3.00%
Jawahar Lal IND 7th 283 1.00%
Ram Balak Shastri JNP(JP) 8th 248 0.00%
Mohan Lal IND 9th 224 0.00%
Moti Lal IND 10th 187 0.00%
Hari Gopal IND 11th 185 0.00%
Gulab Lal Srivastava IND 12th 142 0.00%
Ramashraya Singh Bhai IND 13th 87 0.00%
Arunodaya Misra RRP 14th 71 0.00%

Varanasi South Assembly election results (1977)

Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
Raj Bali Tiwari JNP Winner 36,016 59.00% 22,733
Raj Kumar INC Runner Up 13,283 22.00%
Deobrat IND 3rd 7,229 12.00%
Arvind IND 4th 1,590 3.00%
Saukat Mazid IND 5th 393 1.00%
Aparjita Datt IND 6th 362 1.00%
Shub Khan IND 7th 345 1.00%
Onkar Nath RRP 8th 337 1.00%
Ramesh Prasad IND 9th 229 0.00%
Om Prakash Shahstri SSD 10th 122 0.00%

Varanasi South Past Election Results

Year
Candidate's Name Party Level Votes Vote Rate % Margin
2022
Neelkanth Tiwari BJP Winner 99,622 50.88% 10,722
Kameshwar Alias Kishan Dixit SP Runner Up 88,900 45.41%
2017
Dr. Neelkanth Tiwari BJP Winner 92,560 51.76% 17,226
Rajesh Mishra INC Runner Up 75,334 42.12%
2012
Shyamdev Roy Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 57,868 38% 13,822
Dr. Dayashankar Mishra #dayalu# INC Runner Up 44,046 29%
2007
Shyam Deo Roy Chaudhary Dada BJP Winner 33,021 46% 13,702
Dr. Dayashankar Misra Dayalu INC Runner Up 19,319 27%
2002
Shyam Dew Rai Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 43,458 53% 20,805
Rakesh Jain SP Runner Up 22,653 27%
1996
Shyam Dev Rai Chawdhri (dada) BJP Winner 65,288 67% 37,282
Devbrat Majumdar INC Runner Up 28,006 29%
1993
Shyam Dev Rai Chaudhari (dada) BJP Winner 63,726 61% 39,505
Dilip Dev SP Runner Up 24,221 23%
1991
Shyam Dev Rai Chaudhary (dada) BJP Winner 57,829 64% 44,167
Vijay Dube JD Runner Up 13,662 15%
1989
Shyam Dev Rai Choudhary (dada) BJP Winner 39,529 48% 21,740
Rajni Kant Dutta INC Runner Up 17,789 22%
1985
Rajni Kant INC Winner 28,400 56% 14,761
Shyamdeo Ram Chaudhary BJP Runner Up 13,639 27%
1980
Kailash Tondon INC(I) Winner 19,048 37% 5,751
Raj Bali Tiwari BJP Runner Up 13,297 26%
1977
Raj Bali Tiwari JNP Winner 36,016 59% 22,733
Raj Kumar INC Runner Up 13,283 22%
Strike Rate
BJP 75%
INC 25%
BJP won 9 times and INC won 2 times since 1977 elections.

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