Uttar Pradesh will go to Assembly elections early next year. The state has an Assembly comprising 403 seats. In order to form the government, a party or alliance has to win 202 seats.
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Constituency Name: Basti
- Constituency Number: 310
- District: Basti
Basti originally known as village is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh. Basti town is the district headquarters and is a part of Basti Division.
2012 Assembly election result
- Winner: Jeetendra Kumar (Bahujan Samaj Party)
- Votes received: 53,011 (29.2%)
- Nearest Rival: Abhishek Pal (Indian National Congress)
- Votes: 34,008 (18.8)
- Differences: 19,003 (10.5 %)
- Turnout: 1,81,246 (58.3%)
- Total Votes: 3,10,944
Basti Lok Sabha constituency comprises of Basti Sadar, Harraiya, Kaptanganj, Mahadewa,Nagar East, Ramnagar and Rudauli. Harish Chnadra Dwivedi of BJP is the current MP of Basti Lok Sabha Constituency.