Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: AGRA 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: AGRA CANTT [87]

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Constituency Name: AGRA SOUTH [Comprises Ward Nos. 4, 8 to 11, 15, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30, 36 to 39, 41, 44, 49, 56, 57, 58, 63, 64, 67, 69, 71, 72, 74 to 77 & 80 in Agra (M Corp.) of 4-Agra Tehsil

Constituency No. 88

  • District: Agra (Agra South 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 South

  • Winner: Yogendra Upadhyaya [BJP]
  • Votes received: 74,324
  • Vote percentage: 37.77
  • Nearest rival: Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutto [BSP]
  • Votes: 51,364
  • Percentage: 26.10
  • Difference: 22,960
  • Margin %: 3.07
  • Total voters: 3,28,782
  • Turnout: 11.67
  • Party which won Agra South most number of times: Agra South constituency came into existence after the delimitation of 2008 [BJP won in 2012]
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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