Uttar Pradesh Assembly (UP Assembly Election 2022) is due next year. Political analysts and survey data are telling that this time the ruling BJP (BJP) against the Samajwadi Party (SP) Will be from. In this election BSP (BSP) and Congress (Congress) will also present their claim strongly. Let us see how and how much BJP has increased its vote in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections held between 2002 and 2019.
First let’s talk about assembly elections
After the partition of Uttar Pradesh, the 2002 assembly elections were held on 403 seats. The BJP won 88 seats by contesting 320 seats. He got 20.08 percent votes. SP contested this election on 390 seats. It won 143 seats. SP got 25.37 percent votes. BSP had won 98 seats by contesting 401 seats. He got 23.06 percent votes. Congress contested 402 seats. It had won 25 seats. Congress got 8.96 percent votes.
At the same time, the 2007 assembly election was contested by BJP on 350 seats. But it won only 51 seats. On him 16.97 percent of the voters had expressed confidence. At the same time, the SP, which fought on 393 seats, could win only 97 seats. He got 25.43 percent. The 2007 election was a historic one for the BSP. It contested 403 seats and won 206 seats. 30.43 percent of the voters had expressed confidence in him. Congress fought this election on 393 seats. But he got victory only on 22. He got 8.61 percent of the votes.
In the 2012 assembly elections, BJP had fielded 398 candidates. It got only 15 percent votes and 47 seats. At the same time, the BSP, which fought on 403 seats, could win only 80 seats. He got 25.91 percent of the votes. Congress could win only 28 seats with 11.65 votes. But the SP, which contested on 401 seats, got 224 victories. He got 29.13 percent of the votes.
In the 2017 election, BJP won 312 seats while contesting on 384 seats. He got 39.67 percent of the votes. On the other hand, SP got only 47 seats in this election. He had contested on 311 seats in agreement with the Congress. He got 21.82 percent of the votes. BSP contested on 403 seats. It got only 19 seats and 22.23 per cent votes. On the other hand, SP’s ally Congress contested on 114 seats. But she could win only 7 seats. Congress got 6.25 percent votes.
In this way we find that between 2002 and 2012, BJP got between 15 to 23 percent of the votes. But in 2017, he suddenly got about 40 percent of the vote. This was the time when the storm of Narendra Modi was going on. But during this time BJP also had to face defeat in states like Delhi and Bihar.
How was the performance of BJP in the Lok Sabha elections?
In the 2004 elections, there were 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. BJP had contested on 77 seats. It had won 10 seats. He got 22.17 percent of the votes. At the same time, BSP won 24.67 percent votes while winning 19 seats. 9 seats came in the share of Congress in this election. It was trusted by 12.04 percent voters. The best performance in this election was of SP. The SP had won 35 seats with 26.74 per cent votes.
In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, BJP won 10 seats. He got 17.5 percent of the votes. Congress had won 21 seats and got 18.5 per cent votes. The BSP had secured 27.42 per cent votes, winning 20 seats. Samajwadi Party had won 23 seats. He got 23.26 percent of the votes.
Beginning of Modi era
Similarly, in the 2014 elections, the BJP had won 71 seats, securing 42.63 votes. On the other hand, the Congress had to be satisfied with 7.53 percent votes and two seats. Similarly, the Samajwadi Party had won 5 seats, bringing 22.35 percent votes. But even after getting 19.77 per cent votes, the BSP could not win any seat.
At the same time, in the 2019 elections, BJP won 62 seats by bringing 49.97 percent votes. The BSP had bagged 10 seats with 19.42 per cent votes. On the other hand, Samajwadi Party won 5 seats by bringing 18.11 percent votes. The election of the year 2019 was held in 37-38 seats by the SP-BSP alliance. Congress could win only one seat by getting 6.36 per cent votes.
In the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP got 22.17 and 17.5 percent votes in 2004 and 2009 respectively. But in 2014 this number increased to 42.63 percent. This was the beginning of the Narendra Modi era in the country. At the same time, the vote share of BJP increased to 49.97 percent in the 2019 elections. He did this when his two main opponents came together to defeat him.