Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: BARHAPUR [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.

<------Previous seat: NAGINA [18]

------->Next seat: DHAMPUR [20]

Know UP constituencies: BARHAPUR

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Constituency Name: Barhapur

[Comprises KCs Barhapur, Pureni, Barhapur NP of Nagina Tehsil; KCs Kadrabad, Afzalgarh & Afzalgarh M.B. of Dhampur Tehsil]

  • Constituency No.19
  • District: Bijnor (Nagina is an Assembly segment under Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency
  • District Area: 4,561 square kilometres
  • District population: 36,82,713 (general caste 78.5%; SC 21.4%; ST 0.1%)
  • District literacy: 58%
  • District urbanisation: 25.1%

2012 Assembly election result in Barhapur

  • Winner: Mohmd Ghazi (BSP)
  • Votes received: 68,436
  • Vote percentage: 33.83
  • Nearest rival: Indra Dev Singh (BJP)
  • Votes: 41,061
  • Percentage:21.30
  • Difference: 27,375
  • Margin %: 13.53
  • Total voters: 3,04,956
  • Turnout: 66.35%
  • Party which has won Barhapur most number of times: The Barhapur constituency came into existence after 2008 delimitation. The BSP has won it once (2012)

2014 Lok Sabha result in Moradabad

Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh (BJP) defeated Dr S T Hasan (SP) by 87.504 votes (margin% 7.7)

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