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. [Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls]
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Constituency Name: Bhojipura
- Constituency No. 120
- District: Bareilly
- District Area: 4,120 sq km
- District population: 4,448,359
- District literacy: 60.52%
2012 Assembly election result in Bhojipura
- Winner: Shazil Islam Ansari [Ittehad-e-Millat Council]
- Votes received: 65,531
- Vote percentage: 32.55%
- Nearest rival: Virendra Singh Gangwar (SP)
- Votes: 47,583
- Percentage: 23.63%
- Difference: 17,948
- Margin: 8.92%
- Total voters: 289,427
- Turnout: 201,327 (69.56%)
First election in Bhojipura constituency was held in 1957 after the delimitation order was passed in 1956.
Extant of Bhojipura Assembly constituency is KC Shergarh, Devraniya NP & Shergarh NP of Baheri Tehsil; KCs Bhojipura, Rithora, CB Ganj, Rithora NP, Dhaura Tanda NP & Pipalsana Chaudhdhari (CT) of Bareilly Tehsil.
2014 Lok Sabha result in Bareilly
Santosh Kumar Gangwar (BJP) defeated Ayesha Islam (SP) by 240,685 votes and by a margin of 23.8%.
Bareilly Lok Sabha constituency comprises of 5 legislative assembly segments-- Bareilly, Bareilly Cantt, Bhojipura, Meerganj and Nawabganj.