Know Constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: BANDA.

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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: BANDA

[KC 9-Banda & Banda (MB+OG) of 1-Banda Tehsil; KCs 3-Khurahand, 5-Bisanda, Bisanda NP of 3-Atarra Tehsil & KC 4-Girawan of 4-Naraini Tehsil. ]

Constituency Number: 235

2012 Assembly Election Result in BANDA

  • Winner: Vivek Kumar Singh 
  • Winning Party: INC 
  • Winning Votes: 49,455 
  • Runner Up: Dinesh Chandra Shukla (Lala)
  • Runner Up Party: BSP 
  • Runner Up Votes: 41,853 
  • Total Votes: 1,54,074 
  • Margin: 7,602
  • Margin Percent: 4.93% 
  • Turnout: 54.81%
  • Electors: 2,81,085
  • Total Votes Polled: 1,54,074 (54.8%)
  • Total Valid Votes: 1,53,547 (54.6%)

District: BANDA

  • Total Area: 4084 square kilometer
  • Actual Population: 1,799,410
  • Male: 965,876
  • Female: 833,534
  • Total SC population: 3,87,855 
  • Total ST population: 163
  • Male Literacy: 6,30,626
  • Female Literacy: 3,72,311


Banda is famous for its Shajar stone, used for making jewellery, and the historically and architecturally significant sites Khajuraho and Kalinjar. Khajuraho is a World Heritage Site famous for its elaborately carved temples. The fortress of Kalinjar is famed for its war history and its glorious rock sculptures.

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