Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: Kaptanganj

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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]

Uttar Pradesh

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

Constituency Name: Kaptanganj (General)

  • Constituency No. 308
  • District: Kushinagar

About the district

Known for its cultural heritage, Kushinagar district is located in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Electors: At Kushinagar, Great Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism, delivered his last sermon.

2012 Assembly election result

  • Votes received: 67,416 (36.1%)
  • Nearest Rival: Trayambak Nath (Samajwadi Party)
  • Votes: 56,346 (30.1% )
  • Difference: 11,070 (5.9%)
  • Total votes: 3,13,448
  • Turnout: 1,86,992 (59.7%)
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