Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: Kapilvastu

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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.

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Constituency Name: Kapilvastu

  • Constituency No. 303
  • District: Siddharthnagar
  • District Area: 2,752 km²
  • District population: 25,52,526 
  • District literacy: 61.81 %2012

 Assembly election result in Kapilvastu

  • Winner: Vijay Kumar (Samjwadi party)
  • Votes received: 78,449
  • Vote percentage: 41.2%
  • Nearest rival: Sri Ram Chauhan (Bharatiya Janta Party)
  • Votes: 41,553
  • Percentage: 21.8% 
  • Difference: 36,896
  • Margin: 19.4%
  • Total voters: 3,83,741
  • Turnout: 1,90,574 (49.7%)

First election in Kapilvastu assembly constituency was held in 2012 after delimitation came into effect.

The only Lok Sabha constituency in Siddharthnagar district is Domariyaganj came into effect prior to the 1952 elections. Jagdambika Pal of BJP won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by defeating Muhammad Muqeem of BSP.

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