Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: AGRA CANTT [SC]

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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.

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Constituency Name: AGRA CANTT [SC] [Comprises Agra CB & Ward Nos. 2, 3, 6, 7, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 24, 34, 40, 46, 47, 50, 52, 53, 54, 60, 65 & 68 in Agra (M Corp.) of 4-Agra Tehsil]

Constituency No. 87

  • District: Agra (Agra Cantonment is an Assembly segment under Agra Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 4,041 square kilometres
  • District population: 44,18,797 (general caste 77.4%, Scheduled Caste 22.4%, Sceduled Tribe 0.2%)
  • District literacy: 60.7%
  • District urbanisation: 45.8%

2012 Assembly election result in Agra Cantt

  • Winner: Gutiyari Lal Duwesh [BSP]
  • Votes received: 67,786
  • Vote percentage: 32.46
  • Nearest rival: Giriraj Singh Dharmesh [BJP]
  • Votes: 61,371
  • Percentage: 29.40
  • Difference: 6,415
  • Margin %: 3.07
  • Total voters: 3,83,405
  • Turnout: 54.45
  • Party which won Agra Cantt most number of times: Congress won six times; BJP four times; BSP thrice; SP never [since 1967]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Agra

Dr Ram Shankar Katheria (BJP) defeated Narayan Singh Suman (BSP) by 3,00,263 votes (margin% 28.05)

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