Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: DHANAURA [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.

<------Previous seat: MILAK [38]

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Constituency Name: DHANAURA (SC) [Comprises 1-Dhanaura Tehsil]

Constituency No. 39

  • District: Jyotiba Phule Nagar (Dhanaura is an Assembly segment under Amroha Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 2,249 square kilometres
  • District population: 18,40,221 (general caste 82.3%; SC 17.3%; ST 0%)
  • District literacy: 53.4%
  • District urbanisation: 24.9%

2012 Assembly election result in Dhanaura

  • Winner: Maikal Chandra (SP)
  • Votes received: 55,545
  • Vote percentage: 28.4
  • Nearest rival: Hem Singh (BSP)
  • Votes: 47,916
  • Percentage: 24.5
  • Difference: 7,629
  • Margin %: 3.9
  • Total voters: 2,94,201
  • Turnout: 66.53%

2014 Lok Sabha result in Amroha

Kanwar Singh Tanwar (BJP) defeated Humera Akhtar (SP) by 1,58,214 vots (margin% 14.44)

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