Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: GOPAMAU

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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. [Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls]

UP polls: Know all about Gopamu seat

OneIndia will take one Assembly constituency a day and have a look at electoral information related to it:

Constituency Name: Gopamau(SC)

  • Constituency No. 157
  • District: Hardoi 
  • Population: 12,604 
  • Overall Literacy: 37 %
  • Male literacy: 44%
  • Female literacy: 30%

2012 Assembly election result

  • Winner: Shyam Prakash (SP) 
  • Votes received: 67,430 
  • Nearest rival: Aneeta Verma (BSP)  
  • Votes : 61,227 
  • Difference: 6,203
  • Margin: 6,203 (3.4%) 
  • Total voters: 3,03,779 
  • Turnout: 60.4%
Some facts
  • First election in Gopamau assembly constituency was held in 1962 after delimitation.
  • Hardoi Parliamentary constituency comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments. These are Sawayazpur, Shahabad, Hardoi, Gopamau, Sandi and pihani

2014 Lok Sabha result of Hardoi constituency

  • Anshul Verma (BJP) defeated Shive Prasad Verma (BSP) with 81, 343 votes with margin 4.97 %.

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