Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: GHAZIABAD [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: SAHIBABAD [55]

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Constituency Name: GHAZIABAD [Comprises Ward Nos. 2 to 6,10, 11, 15, 17,
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 35, 36, 37, 42, 44, 46, 48, 52, 53, 57 & 59 in Ghaziabad (M Corp.) of 2-Ghaziabad Tehsil]

Constituency No. 56

  • District: Ghaziabad (Ghaziabad is an Assembly segment under Ghaziabad 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 Ghaziabad

  • Winner: Suresh Bansal (BSP)
  • Votes received: 64,485
  • Vote percentage:35.57
  • Nearest rival: Atul Garg (BJP)
  • Votes: 52,364
  • Percentage: 28.88
  • Difference: 12,121
  • Margin %: 6.69
  • Total voters: 3,35,260
  • Turnout: 54.08
  • Party which won Ghaziabad most number of times: Congress won six times; BJP won four times; BSP won once; SP never [since 1957]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Ghaziabad

Vijay Kumar Singh (BJP) defeated Raj Babbar (Congress) by 5,67,260 votes (margin% 42.03)

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