Know constituencies of UP Assembly polls 2017: LONI [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.

<------Previous seat: BAGHPAT [52]

-------->Next seat: MURADNAGAR [54]

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Constituency Name: LONI [Comprises PCs 1-Agraula, 2-Lutfullapur Nawada, 3-Badshahpur Sirauli, 4-Aurangabad Ristal, 5-Behta Hajipur, 6-Pachaira, 7-Chirori, 8-
Pavisadakpur, 9-Meerpur Hindu, 10-Asalatpur (Farookh Nagar), 11-Sirora Salempur, 13-Loni, 14-Banthla, 15-Mandaula, 16-Nistauli, 17-Sharfuddi
npur Jawali of 2-Loni KC & Loni NP of 2-Ghaziabad Tehsil]

Constituency No. 53

  • District: Ghaziabad (Loni is an Assembly segment under Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency)
  • District Area: 1,179 square kilometres
  • District population: 46,81,645 (general caste 83.4%; SC 16.5%; ST 0.1%)
  • District literacy: 66.7%
  • District urbanisation: 67.6%

2012 Assembly election result in Loni

  • Winner: Zakir Ali (BSP)
  • Votes received: 89,603
  • Vote percentage: 41.52
  • Nearest rival: Madan Bhaiya (RLD)
  • Votes: 64,355
  • Percentage: 29.82
  • Difference: 25,248
  • Margin %: 11.70%
  • Total voters: 3,58,553
  • Turnout: 60.19
  • Party which won Loni most number of times: The Loni constituency came into existence after the delimitation of 2008 [BSP won in 2012]

2014 Lok Sabha result in Ghaziabad

Vijay Kumar Singh (BJP) defeated Raj Babbar (Congress) by 5,67,260 votes (margin% 42.03)

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