Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: MEERUT SOUTH [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: MEERUT [48]

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Constituency Name: MEERUT SOUTH [Comprises KC 2-Meerut, & Ward Nos. 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 16, 19, 25, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 39, 41 & 46 in Meerut (M Corp.) of 3 Meerut Tehsil]

Constituency No. 49

  • District: Meerut (Meerut South is an Assembly segment under Meerut Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 2,559 square kilometres
  • District population: 20,08,7045 (general caste 81.8%; SC 18.01%; ST 0.1%)
  • District literacy: 62.2%
  • District urbanisation: 51.1%

2012 Assembly election result in Meerut South

  • Winner: Ravindra Bhadana (BJP)
  • Votes received: 71,584
  • Vote percentage: 32.79
  • Nearest rival: Haji Rashid Akhlaq (BSP)
  • Votes: 61,800
  • Percentage:28.31
  • Difference:9.784
  • Margin %: 4.48
  • Total voters: 3,54,863
  • Turnout: 61.57
  • Party which won Meerut South most number of times: The constituency came in to existence after the delimitation of 2008 [BJP won on 2012]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Meerut

Rajendra Agarwal (BJP) defeated Mohammad Shahid Akhlak (SP) by 2,32,326 votes (margin% 20.87)

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