Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: MUZAFFAR NAGAR [GEN]

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Uttar Pradesh will go to Assembly elections early in 2017. The state has an Assembly comprising 403 seats and a party/alliance has to win 202 seats to form the government. In 2012, when the last state election was held in UP, the Samajwadi Party had won 224 seats to get a decisive majority.

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uttar pradesh muzaffar nagar

Constituency Name: Muzaffar Nagar

[Comprises  PCs 5-Bilaspur, 11-Jatmunjhera, 12-Makhiyali, 13-Shernagar, 16-Dhandhera, 17-Bhandoora of 2-Kukra KC & 7-Muzaffarnagar NPP of 3-Muzaffarnagar Tehsil]

  • Constituency No. 14
  • District: Muzaffarnagar (Muzaffar Nagar is an Assembly segment under Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 2,945 square kilometres
  • District population: 28,27,154 (general caste 86.5%; SC 13.5%; ST 0%)
  • District literacy: 58.33%
  • District urbanisation: 28.8%

2012 Assembly election result in Muzaffar Nagar

Winner: Chitranjan Swaroop (SP)
Votes received: 59,169
Vote percentage: 34.96
Nearest rival: Ashok Kansal (BJP)
Percentage: 26.09
Difference: 15,002
Margin %: 8.86
Total voters: 3,01,726
Turnout: 56.11%

Party which has won Muzaffar Nagar most number of times: Congress and BJP thrice each; SP won it twice; BSP won never [since 1952]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Muzaffarnagar

Sanjeev Kumar Baliyan (BJP) defeated Kadir Rana (BSP) by 4,01,150 votes (margin% 36.21)

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