Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: CHARTHAWAL (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: Charthawal

Charthawal [Comprises KCs 3-Baghra, 4-Charthawal, PCs 1-Nara, 2-Jarauda, 3-Bahadarpur, 4-Lachheda, 6-Sujru, 7-Bihari, 8-Harsauli, 9-Tawli, 10-Simli, 14-Vahalana, 15-Nirmana, 18-Barwala of 2-Kukra KC & Charthawal NP of 3-Muzaffarnagar Tehsil]

  • Constituency No. 12
  • District: Muzaffarnagar (Charthawal is an Assembly segment under Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha constituency) 
  • District Area: 2,945 square kilometres 
  • District population: 28,27,154 (general caste 86.5%; SC 13.5%; ST 0%) 
  • District literacy: 58.33% 
  • District urbanisation: 28.8% 

2012 Assembly election result in Charthawal

  • Winner: Noor Saleem Rana (BSP)
  • Votes received: 53,481
  • Vote percentage: 31.02
  • Nearest rival: Vijay Kumar (BJP)
  • Votes: 40,775
  • Percentage: 23.65
  • Difference: 12,706
  • Margin %: 7.37 
  • Total voters: 2,91,092 
  • Turnout: 59.23%

Party which has won Charthawal most number of times: BSP has won it thrice; Congress, BJP, Janata Dal, Janata Party once; SP never [Between 1967 and 2008, Charthawal was a seat reserved for the SC. In 2008, it became a general seat]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Muzaffarnagar

Sanjeev Kumar Baliyan (BJP) defeated Kadir Rana (BSP) by 4,01,150 votes (margin% 36.21)

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