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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Performance of Turncoat Politicians

In Lok Sabha Elections 2019, we have seen many turncoat politicians who joined opposition party and shifting their allegiance. Let’s look at the performance of these politicians in their constituencies like Sharad Yadav, Shatrughan Sinha, Jaya Prada, Ravi Kishan, Kirti Azad, etc.

May 27, 2019 11:27 IST
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Performance of Turncoat Politicians

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has witnessed many Turncoat Politicians shifting their allegiance by joining opposition parties. So, let’s have a look at which of these turncoat Politicians emerged as a Winner or Loser for their current parties and how did they performed in Lok Sabha Elections 2014 for their previous parties.

1. Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha Congress

Shatrughan Sinha's magnificent aura could not help him or Congress Party to win Lok Sabha Election 2019 from Patna Sahib (Bihar). He joined Congress on 6th April 2019 as he was not given any seat in Lok Sabha Election 2019 by BJP. In Lok Sabha Election 2014, Shatrughan Sinha won Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar for BJP. Here is the Comparison of Shatrughan Sinha's performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 General Election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

Congress/ Patna Sahib (Bihar)

Lost by 2.8 Lakh Votes to Ravi Shankar Prasad of BJP

2014 (Won)

BJP/ Patna Sahib (Bihar)

Won with 485905 votes

2. Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada BJP

Actress turned Politician, Jaya Prada, lost the Battle of Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) for BJP against Smajwadi Party’s candidate Azam Khan. She fought 2014 Lok Sabha Election for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) from Bijnor constituency but lost the election. On 26th March 2019, she joined BJP and fought the Rampur (UP) Lok Sabha Constituency. Here is the Comparison of Jaya Prada’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

BJP/ Rampur (UP)

Lost by 1.1 Lakh Votes to Azam Khan of SP

2014 (Lost)

RLD/ Bijnor (UP)

Lost to BJP

3. Ravi Kishan

Ravi Kishan

Bhojpuri Actor turned Politician, Ravi Kishan, has shown his mettle for BJP in Lok Sabha Election 2019. He has won Gorakhpur (UP) constituency by 3 Lakh votes against Rambhual Nishad of Samajwadi Party. He fought 2014 Lok Sabha Election from Jaunpur (UP) for Congress Party and joined BJP on 15th April 2019. Here is the Comparison of Ravi Kishan’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Won)

BJP/ Gorakhpur (UP)

Won by 3 Lakh Votes against Rambhual Nishad of SP

2014 (Lost)

Congress/ Jaunpur (UP)

Lost to BJP

4. Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav fought from Madhepura constituency for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Lok Sabha Election 2019 and lost by 3 Lakh votes to Dinesh Chandra Yadav of Janata Dal (United). He was Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term).  He joined RJD in March 2019. Here is the Comparison of Sharad Yadav’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2009 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

RJD/ Madhepura (Bihar)

Lost by 3 Lakh Votes to Dinesh Chandra Yadav of JD (U)

2009 (Won)

JD(U)/ Madhepura (Bihar)

Won

5. Kirti Azad

 

Kirti Azad

Former cricketer, Kirti Azad, fought this election for Congress Party and lost the battle of Dhanbad (Jharkhand) constituency by 4.8 Lakh votes to Pashupati Nath Singh of BJP. In 2014, he fought for BJP from Darbhanga Constituency and emerged as the winner. He joined Congress party on 18th February, 2019. Here is the Comparison of Kirti Azad’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

Congress/ Dhanbad (Jharkhand)

Lost by 4.8 Lakh Votes to Pashupati Nath Singh of BJP

2014 (Won)

BJP/ Darbhanga (Bihar)

Won

6. Mausam Noor

 

Mausam Noor

Advocate and Politician, Mausam Noor, of All India Trinamool Congress lost the battle of Maldah Uttar (WB) constituency by 84000 votes to Khagen Murmu of BJP. In 2014, she fought from the same constituency for Congress Party and won against Khagen Murmu of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) by a margin of 65,705 votes. Here is the Comparison of Mausam Noor’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

AITMC/ Maldah Uttar (WB)

Lost to Khagen Murmu of BJP

2014 (Won)

Congress/ Maldah Uttar (WB)

Won against Khagen Murmu of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

5. Kirti Azad

Former cricketer, Kirti Azad, fought this election for Congress Party and lost the battle of Dhanbad (Jharkhand) constituency by 4.8 Lakh votes to Pashupati Nath Singh of BJP. In 2014, he fought for BJP from Darbhanga Constituency and emerged as the winner. He joined Congress party on 18th February, 2019. Here is the Comparison of Kirti Azad’s performance in Lok Sabha 2019 and 2014 election:

Lok Sabha Election

Party/ Costituency

Result

2019 (Lost)

Congress/ Gorakhpur (UP)

Won by 3 Lakh Votes against Rambhual Nishad of SP

2014 (Won)

BJP/ Darbhanga (Bihar)

Won