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.
Oneindia will take one Assembly constituency a day and have a look at electoral information related to it:
Constituency Name: Shamli
[KC 1-Lisadh, PC 18-Shamli, 21-Banat of 2-Shamli KC, 4-Ailum NP, 5-Shamli NPP & 6-Banat NP of 2-Shamli Tehsil; PCs 13- Kandrawali, 14-Aaldi, 17-19 Kandhala (E)(N)(S), 20-Gangeru (E), 21-Gangeru (W), 22-Gangeru (N) of 3-Kairana KC & Kandhala NPP of 1-Kairana Tehsil; PCs 18-Nala, 19-Taharpur Bhabisa, 20-Kaniyan, 21-Salfa & 22-Sunna
of Budhana KC of Budhana Tehsil. ]
Constituency No. 10
District: Shamli (Kairana is an Assembly segment under Kairana Lok Sabha constituency) District Area: 1,063 square kilometres
District population: 12,74,815
District literacy: 60%
2012 Assembly election result in Shamli
- Winner: Pankaj Kumar Malik (Congress)
- Votes received: 53,947
- Vote percentage: 32.05
- Nearest rival: Virendra Singh (Samajwadi Party)
- Votes: 50,206
- Percentage: 29.83
- Difference: 3,741
- Margin %: 2.22
- Total voters: 2,76,329
- Turnout: 60.91%
- Party which has won Shamli most number of times: This constituency came into existance after the 2008 delimitation. The Congress has won it once.
2014 Lok Sabha result in Kairana
Hukum Singh (BJP) defeated Nahid Hasan (SP) by 2,36,828 votes (margin% - 21.05)
About Shamli district: The district of Shamli was carved out of Muzaffarnagar district in September 2011 and given the name in July next year. Major industries in this district include retail and agriculture.
The standard of living in Shamli is high because of the rich farmland of the Doab region between the Ganges and the Yamuna, the sugar mills and the proximity and easy access to Delhi and other important industrial towns. Shamli is also famous for its steel, paper and wheel rim industry.