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Constituency Name: Rudhauli (GENERAL)
- Constituency No. 309
- 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: Sanjay Pratap Jaiswal (Indian National Congress)
- Votes received: 55,950 (27.5%)
- Nearest rival: Rajendra Prasad Chaudhary (Bahujan Samaj Party)
- Votes: 50,107 (24.7%)
- Difference: 5,843 (2.9%)
- Turn out: 2,03,105 (57.0%)
- Total votes: 3,56,501
Mukut Behari Lal was the first MLA of Rudauli assembly constituency. The first election in the constituency was held in 1957.