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]
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Constituency Name: Malihabad (GEN)
- Constituency No. 168
- District: Lucknow
- Population of the district: 3,588,455
- Overall Literacy: 79.33%
- Sex ratio: 906/1000
2012 Assembly election result
- Winner: Indal Kumar (SP)
- Votes received: 62,782
- Nearest rival: Kaushal Kishore (Rashtravadi Communist Party)
- Votes: 60,567
- Difference: 2,215
- Margin: 2,215 (1.1%)
- Total voters: 3, 08,229
- Turnout: 65.3 %
Malihabad comprises of 1-Malihabad Tehsil; KC 3-Kakoree, PC 5-Saidpur Maheri of 1-Lucknow KC & Kakori NP of 3-Lucknow Tehsil.
Past results of Malihabad Assembly constituency
- In 2007, Gauri Shankar (SP) defeated Mewa Lal (BSP) with 2,229 votes.
- In 2002, Kaushal Kishore (Independent) defeated Sri Gauri Shankar (SP) with 25,535 votes.