Bajpur Assembly Election 2017

Current Trends of Bajpur

In 2014 parliamentary general elections, the BJP candidate from Nainital- Udhamsingh Nagar Lok Sabha seat, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, had established a lead of 11705 votes over his nearest Congress rival K.C.Singh Baba in the Bajpur assembly segment.


Bajpur Electoral History and Background

Yashpal Arya is the sitting MLA of Bajpur assembly seat which he won in 2012 on behalf of Congress by defeating his nearest BJP rival Rajesh Kumar by a margin of 15131 votes in a bipolar contest. In that election to the seat, while Yashpal Arya polled 38524 votes, the BJP nominee received 23393 votes and was followed by BSP’s Maheelal Gautam who got 13002 votes.

In 2007 Yashpal Arya, currently President of the state Congress, was elected from the erstwhile Mukteshwar assembly constituency.

In 2002 Arvind Pandey of BJP had won the Bazpur seat by defeating Janak Raj Sharma of the Congress.

Reserved for the candidates belonging to the scheduled castes, Bajpur is one of the fourteen assembly segments the combination of which creates the Lok Sabha constituency of Nainital- Udhamsingh Nagar. Kashipur, Jaspur, Kaladhungi, Haldwani, Nainital, Bhimtal, Lalkuwa, Gadarpur, Rudrapur, Kichha, Sitarganj, Nanak Matta and Khatima are the other thirteen assembly constituencies within parliamentary constituency.

Bajpur is located the in Udham Singh Nagar district in Uttarakhand.

PCs Rajpura Rani, Barkhera Pandey, Dabhura of Painga KC, PCs Dhakiya Kalan, Partappur, Kundeshwari of Kashipur KC and Mahaua Kheraganj TAC of Kashipur Tehsil are covered by Bajpur assembly constituency which also contains under its jurisdiction PCs Maholi Jungle, Hazira, Barhaini, Haripura, Baria Daulat, Bhajuwa Nagla of Bajpur-I KC, PCs Guljarpur, Rampura Sakar, Sultanpur, Faridpur, Vikrampur, Jogipura, Biraha, Maheshpura, Khusalpur, Ratanpur, Betkheri of Bajpur-II KC, A-M.B. Bajpur, Sultanpur TAC and Banna Khera Forest Range of 6-Bajpur Tehsil.

In the 2012 assembly election to Bajpur, the constituency had a total of 109343 registered voters. Of them, 58565 were males and 50778 were female voters.