Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: GARHMUKTESHWAR [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: HAPUR [59]

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Constituency Name: GARHMUKTESHWAR [Comprises 4-Garhmukteshwar Tehsil; PCs 5-Sarawani, 8-Rasoolpur Behlolpur, 11-Habaspur Bigas, 12-Mohammadpur Ajampur, 13-Mubarikpur Salamatpur, 14-Madhopur Mojampur, 16-Upaira, 18-Bankhanda, 19-Muzaffrabagarpur, 21-Shyampur Jatt, 22-Gohra Alamgeerpur & 23-Fatehpur Matnaura of 2-Babugarh KC of 3-Hapur Tehsil]

Constituency No. 60

  • District: Ghaziabad (Garhmukteshwar is an Assembly segment under Amroha Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 1,179 square kilometres
  • District population: 46,81,645 (general caste 83.4%; SC 16.5%; ST 0.1%)
  • District literacy: 66.7%
  • District urbanisation: 67.6%

2012 Assembly election result in Garhmukteshwar

  • Winner: Madan Chauhan (SP)
  • Votes received: 82,816
  • Vote percentage: 43.31
  • Nearest rival: Farhat Hasan (BSP)
  • Votes: 64,617
  • Percentage:33.79
  • Difference: 18,199
  • Margin %: 9.52
  • Total voters: 2,91,223
  • Turnout: 65.68
  • Party which won Garhmukteshwar most number of times: Congress won four times; BJP and SP thrice each; BSP never [since 1957]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Amroha

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

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