Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: MOHAN

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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]

Know constituencies of UP polls: Mohan

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Constituency Name: Mohan (SC)

  • Constituency No. 164
  • District: Unnao
  • Population of the district: 3,110,595
  • Overall Literacy: 68.29% 
  • Sex ratio: 901/1000

2012 Assembly election result

  • Winner: Radhey Lal Rawat (BSP) 
  • Votes received: 48,021
  • Nearest rival: Mast Ram (BJP) 
  • Votes: 38,852
  • Difference: 9,169
  • Margin: 9,169 (5.0%)
  • Total voters: 2,87,244
  • Turnout: 64.3 %

Mohan comprises of KCs 1-Mohan, 5-Bhauli, 6-Nawabganj, PCs 2-Purthyavan, 3- Auras, 4-Seehmau, 5-Bachhauli, 8-Mirjapur Ajgaon, 9-Maini Bhawakhera, 10-Hasanpur Pachhimbav, 11-Jawan, 12-Gagan,
13-Bhurkundi, 14-Bayari Gaon, 15-Baradev, 16-Adaura, 17- Mawai, 18-Rampur Gadauvan, 19-Tikra Samad, 20-Hajipur Gosa, 21-Geruwa, 23-Dhamiyana of 2-Auras KC, 8-Nawabganj NP, 9-Mohan NP, 10-Nyotini NP & 11-Auras NP of 2- Hasanganj Tehsil.

Lok Sabha constituency

  • Assembly seat comes under Unnao LS seat.
  • Unnao constituency comprises of six assembly segments. These are Bangermau, Safipur (SC), Mohan (SC), Unnao, Bhagwant Nagar and Purwa.
  • In 2014 LS poll, BJP's Dr. Sachchidanand Hari Sakshi defeated SP's Arun Shankar Shukla from this seat.

Some more info

  • Mohan went for Assembly poll for the first time in 2012 after delimitation.
  • Local residents believes that Mohan is derived from Moh meaning devotional love in Hindi and han meaning loss.
  • As per a story, Mohan is the place where lord Rama separated from his wife Sita when former went for Vanvas (self imposed exile).
  • Some people also say that name Mohan was given by the first inhabitants of this place who came from a small city Mahan of Iran.

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