Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: MEERUT CANTT [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.

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Constituency Name: MEERUT CANTONMENT [Comprises Meerut (CB) & Ward Nos. 1, 6 to 9, 18, 23, 26, 32, 37, 40, 44, 52, 59, 61, 63, 64, 66, 67 & 70 in Meerut (M Corp.) of Meerut Tehsil]

Constituency No. 47

  • District: Meerut (Meerut Cantonment is an Assembly segment under Meerut Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 2,559 square kilometres
  • District population: 20,08,7045 (general caste 81.8%; SC 18.01%; ST 0.1%)
  • District literacy: 62.2%
  • District urbanisation: 51.1%

2012 Assembly election result in Meerut Cantonment

  • Winner: Satya Prakash Agarwal (BJP)
  • Votes received: 70,820
  • Vote percentage: 34.86
  • Nearest rival: Sunil Kumar Wadhwa (BSP)
  • Votes: 67,207
  • Percentage: 33.08
  • Difference: 3,613
  • Margin %: 1.78
  • Total voters: 3,46,745
  • Turnout: 58.62
  • Party which won Meerut Cantt most number of times: Congress won seven times; BJP six times; SP and BSP never [since 1957]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Meerut

Rajendra Agarwal (BJP) defeated Mohammad Shahid Akhlak (SP) by 2,32,326 votes (margin% 20.87)

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