Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: BILASPUR [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: CHAMRAUA [35]

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Constituency Name: BILASPUR [Comprises 2-Bilaspur Tehsil; KC 1-Sihari, PCs 18-Nagla Udai, 25-Shyampur, 26-Khata Kalan, 27-Dhanaili Uttri, 28-Pashupura of 2-Milak KC of 5-Milak Tehsil]

Constituency No. 36

  • District: Rampur (Bilaspur is an Assembly segment under Rampur Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 2,265 square kilometres
  • District population: 23,35,819 (general caste 86.8%; SC 13.2%; ST 0%)
  • District literacy: 44.7%
  • District urbanisation: 25.2%

2012 Assembly election result in Bilaspur

  • Winner: Sanjay Kapoor (Congress)
  • Votes received: 52,818
  • Vote percentage: 27.2%
  • Nearest rival: Beena Bhardwaj (SP)
  • Votes: 42,641
  • Percentage: 21.96%
  • Difference: 10,177
  • Margin %: 5.24
  • Total voters: 2,95,959
  • Turnout: 65.63%
  • Party which has won Bilaspur most number of times: Congress has won fives times; SP twice; BJP once; BSP never [since 1967]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Rampur
Dr Nepal Singh (BJP) defeated Naseer Ahmed Khan (SP) by 23,435 vots (margin% 2.45)

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