Amethi has remained the fort of the congress however this time BJP’s Smriti Irani wrested the seat from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, prevailing by way of 35,000 votes.

Whilst Irani garnered 49. 02 per cent of the vote percentage in Amethi, Gandhi is behind with 44. 44.

Addressing a press convention, Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat in Amethi and congratulated Irani, saying he respected the mandate of the people of the constituency.

Smriti Irani campaigned aggressively in Amethi, wherein she had contested and was defeated to Rahul Gandhi in 2014 however she controlled to lessen his prevailing margin to at least one lakh.


Congress popular secretary Priyanka Gandhi, who had campaigned for her brother, had mentioned the Gandhis’ legacy and the constituency’s private relationship with the circle of relatives in Amethi.

Rahul Gandhi VS Smriti Irani

Rahul Gandhi –

Termed as one of the most secure seats for the Gandhi circle of relatives, Amethi has sent Rahul Gandhi thrice to parliament in the ultimate 15 years.

The Congress president has been a favourite most of the nearby populace who discover themselves emotionally linked to the

Gandhi-Nehru circle of relatives. He has succeeded despite going through strong anti-incumbency inside the past.

Smriti Irani –

In 2019, BJP has another time positioned its wager on union minister Smriti Irani who unsuccessfully contested in opposition to Gandhi in 2014 and misplaced by using a margin of 1,07,903 votes.

Because then, Irani has been constantly travelling the constituency, taking over the congress management.