Know Constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: Manikpur

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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. Oneindia will take one Assembly constituency a day and have a look at electoral information related to it:


Constituency Name: MANIKPUR

[2-Mau Tehsil; KCs 6-Bhauri, 7-Manikpur & Manikpur Sarhat NP of 1-Karwi Tehsil. ]

Constituency Number: 237 (GEN)

2012 Assembly Election Result in MANIKPUR

Winner: Chandrabhan Singh Patel
Winning Party: BSP
Winning Votes: 43,818
Runner Up: Shyamacharan Gupta
Runner Up Party: SP
Runner Up Votes: 40,121
Total Votes: 1,66,276
Margin: 3,697
Margin Percent: 2.22%
Turnout: 60.18%
Electors: 2,76,314
Total Votes Polled: 1,66,276 (60.2%)
Total Valid Votes: 1,66,067 (60.1%)


Census Data for Chitrakoot

Total Area: 3,216 square kilometer
Total Population: 9,91,730
Total SC: 2,66,655
Total ST: 366
Male literates: 3,30,339
Female Literates: 2,00,733


Chitrakoot means the 'Hill of many wonders'. Chitrakoot falls in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Created on 4 September 1998, Chitrakoot Parvat Mala includes Kamad Giri, Hanumaan Dhara, Janki Kund, Lakshman pahari, and Devangana famous Religious mountains.

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