Know Constituencies of UP Assembly elections 2017: Basti (GENERAL)

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.

Samajwadi Party had won 224 seats in the last state elections in 2012 and got decisive majority. (Know UP Constituencies)

Uttar Pradesh

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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.

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