Know Constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: CHITRAKOOT

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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: CHITRAKOOT (236) GEN

[KCs 1-Karwi, 2-Parsaunja, 3-Sardhua, 4-Pahari, 5-Nandi &
Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) MB of 1-Karwi Tehsil. ]

Constituency Number: 236

2012 Assembly Election Result in CHITRAKOOT

Winner: Veer Singh
Winning Party: SP
Winning Votes: 65,267
Runner Up: Ram Sevak
Runner Up Party: BSP
Runner Up Votes: 49,131
Total Votes: 1,82,425
Margin: 16,136
Margin Percent: 8.85%
Turnout: 60.55%
Electors: 3,01,262
Total Votes Polled: 1,82,425 (60.6%)
Total Valid Votes: 1,81,998 (60.4%)

District: CHITRAKOOT

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

About CHITRAKOOT

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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