Uttar Pradesh Elections

Voting Starts In Uttar Pradesh

Voters began to queue up Saturday at polling stations for the by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's one Lok Sabha and 11 assembly constituencies.

The state's ruling Samajwadi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are the main contenders in most of the assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha seat.

The BJP, which won a whopping 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in May, has the most at stake as it held all the 11 assembly seats along with its ally Apna Dal.

The assembly constituencies which will go to the polls Saturday are Lucknow (East), Charkhari, Sirathu, Balha, Rohania, Nighasan, Saharanpur city, Bijnore, Thalurdwara, Noida, and Hamirpur. Mainpuri is the lone Lok Sabha constituency.

The number of voters in Mainpuri is 1647,176.

The biggest assembly segment in terms of voters is Noida (523,762) and the smallest is Thakurdwara (329,438).

For the Samajwadi Party, the polls are an opportunity to make a comeback, after its disastrous showing in the Lok Sabha battle where its numbers dipped from 22 to five.

The Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency was vacated by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. The SP has fielded Tej Pratap Singh Yadav, a grandnephew of Mulayam Singh, while the BJP has fielded Prem Singh Shakya.

Brisk Voting In UP Bypolls

Voting is being held under tight security in Mainpuri, the lone Lok Sabha constituency that went to polls Saturday.

Mainpuri with 1,647,176 voters is crucial for the Samajwadi Party (SP) as the seat has been held by the party for over two decades.

Voting in the biggest assembly segment in terms of voters in the bypolls - Noida (523,762) and the smallest Thakurdwara (329,438) - was also under way peacefully.

For the Samajwadi Party, the polls are an opportunity to make a comeback, after its disastrous showing in the Lok Sabha battle where its numbers dipped from 22 to five.

The Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency was vacated by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. The SP has fielded Tej Pratap Singh Yadav, a grandnephew of Mulayam Singh, while the BJP has fielded Prem Singh Shakya. The Bahujan Samaj Party has this time decided not to contest.

Election officials said adequate arrangements have been made to ensure free and fair elections.

"So far polling has been peaceful and we want more and more voters to come out and cast their votes," UP's Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha told IANS.

In all, 3,820 micro-observers have been deployed across the 5,939 polling booths of which 1,920 have been declared sensitive.

SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav voted in Mainpuri and claimed victory.

Talking to reporters, Ram Gopal Yadav said SP's candidates will win handsomely this time as the reality of "false dreams" sold by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Lok Sabha polls has been exposed.

"People know what the truth behind Modi's dreams was and they have made up their mind in favour of the Samajwadi Party," he added.

Barring Mainpuri which was won by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, all 11 assembly seats were held by the BJP and its ally Apna Dal.


Uttar Pradesh Election Schedule

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Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made a stunning comeback in Uttar Pradesh as it surged ahead in 67 of the total 80 Lok Sabha seats in Friday's vote count in the state.

The party has gained unassailable in most of the constituencies and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi led Aam Aadmi Party's chief Arvind kejriwal in Varanasi by more than 100,000 votes, officials said.

There are 80 Parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. There are 15 constituencies that are reserved for the Scheduled caste in Uttar Pradesh They are; Bulandshahr , Hathras, Agra, Shahjahanpur Hardoi , Misrikh, Mohanlalganj, Etawah, Jalaun, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Bahraich, Bansgaon, Lalganj, Robertsganj.

Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Saharanpur Raghav Lakhanpal BJP
Kairana Hukum Singh BJP
Muzaffarnagar Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan BJP
Bijnor Kunwar Bharatendra BJP
Nagina Dr Yashwant Singh BJP
Moradabad Kunwer Sarvesh Kumar BJP
Rampur Dr Nepal Singh BJP
Sambhal Satyapal Singh BJP
Amroha Kanwar Singh Tanwar BJP
Meerut Rajendra Agarwal BJP
Baghpat Dr Satya Pal Singh BJP
Ghaziabad V K Singh BJP
Gautam Buddha Nagar Dr Mahesh Sharma BJP
Bulandshahr Bhola Singh BJP
Aligarh Satish Kumar BJP
Hathras Rajesh Kumar Diwaker BJP
Mathura Hema Malini BJP
Agra Dr Ram Shankar Katheria BJP
Fatehpur Sikri Babu Lal BJP
Firozabad Akshay Yadav SP
Mainpuri Mulayam Singh Yadav SP
Etah Rajveer Singh (Raju Bhaiya) BJP
Badaun Dharmendra Yadav SP
Aonla Dharmendra Kumar BJP
Bareilly Santosh Kumar Gangwar BJP
Pilibhit Maneka Gandhi BJP
Shahjahanpur Krishna Raj BJP
Kheri Ajay BJP
Dhaurahra Rekha Verma BJP
Sitapur Rajesh Verma BJP
Hardoi Anshul Verma BJP
Misrikh Anju Bala BJP
Unnao Sakshi Maharaj BJP
Mohanlalganj Kaushal Kishore BJP
Lucknow Rajnath Singh BJP
Rae Bareli Sonia Gandhi CONG
Amethi Rahul Gandhi CONG
Sultanpur Varun Gandhi BJP
Pratapgarh Kuwar Harivansh Singh AD
Farrukhabad Mukesh Rajput BJP
Etawah Ashok Kumar Doharey BJP
Kannauj Dimpleyadav SP
Kanpur Murali Manohar Joshi BJP
Akbarpur Devendra SinghBhole Singh BJP
Jalaun Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma BJP
Jhansi Uma Bharti BJP
Hamirpur Kunwar Pushpendra Singh Chandel BJP
Banda Bhairon Prasad Mishra BJP
Fatehpur Niranjan Jyoti BJP
Kaushambi Vinod Kumar Sonkar BJP
Phulpur Keshav Prasad Maurya BJP
Allahabad Shyama Charan Gupta BJP
Barabanki Priyanka Singh Rawat BJP
Faizabad Lallu Singh BJP
Ambedkar Nagar Hariom BJP
Bahraich Sadhvi Savitri Bai Foole BJP
Kaiserganj Brij Bhusan Sharan Singh BJP
Shrawasti Daddan Mishra BJP
Gonda Kirti Vardhan Singh BJP
Domariyaganj Jagdambika Pal BJP
Basti Harish Chandra Alias Harish Dwivedi BJP
Sant Kabir Nagar Sharad Tripathi BJP
Maharajganj Pankaj BJP
Gorakhpur Adityanath BJP
Kushi Nagar Rajesh Pandey Urf Guddu BJP
Deoria Kalraj Mishra BJP
Bansgaon Kamlesh Paswan BJP
Lalganj Neelam BJP
Azamgarh Mulayam Singh Yadav SP
Ghosi Harinarayan Rajbhar BJP
Salempur Ravindra Kushawaha BJP
Ballia Bharat Singh BJP
Jaunpur Krishna Pratap ''K P '' BJP
Machhlishahr Ram Charitra Nishad BJP
Ghazipur Manoj Sinha BJP
Chandauli Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey BJP
Varanasi Narendra Modi BJP
Bhadohi Virendra Singh BJP
Mirzapur Anupriya Singh Patel AD
Robertsganj Chhotelal BJP

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