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]
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Constituency Name: Harraiya (General)
- Constituency No. 307
- District: Basti
- About the district
Basti originally known as village is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh. Basti town is the district headquarters and is a part of Basti Division.
2012 Assembly election result
- Winner: Rajkishor Singh (Samajwadi Party)
- Votes received: 84,409
- Nearest Rival: Mamata Pandey (Bahujan Samaj Party)
- Votes: 64,123
- Differences: 20,286 ( 10.4 %)
- Total Voters: 3,30,223
- Turnout: 1,94,826 (59.0%)
In Harraiya, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.30% of Population is over 50 year of age.