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Agra South (Assembly constituency)

Agra South Assembly constituency is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Agra district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Agra (Lok Sabha constituency). First assembly election in this assembly constituency was conducted in 2012 after the constituency came into existence in the year 2008 as a result of the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008".[1][2]

Agra South
आगरा दक्षिणी
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
District Agra
State Uttar Pradesh
Electorate 328,782 (2012)
Current constituency
Created 2008
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
MLA Yogendra Upadhyaya
Reservation None

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Wards / AreasEdit

Agra South Assembly constituency comprises ward numbers 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30, 36 to 39, 41, 44, 49, 56, 57, 58, 63, 64, 67, 69, 71, 72, 74 to 77 & 80 in Agra municipal corporation.[2]

Members of the Legislative AssemblyEdit

# Term Name Party From To Days Comments Ref
01 16th Vidhan Sabha Yogendra Upadhyaya Bharatiya Janata Party Mar-2012 Mar-2017 - - [3]
02 17th Vidhan Sabha Yogendra Upadhyaya Bharatiya Janata Party Mar-2017 Incumbent - -

Election ResultsEdit

U. P. Legislative Assembly Election, 2017: Agra South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogendra Upadhyaya 1,11,882 51.51
BSP Zulfiquar Ahmed Bhutto 57,657 26.54
INC Nazir Ahmed 39,434 18.15
IND. Thomson Massey 979 0.45
IND. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava 800 0.37
NOTA None of the Above 753 0.35
Majority 54,225 24.97
Turnout 2,17,225 62.26
BJP hold Swing
U. P. Legislative Assembly Election, 2012: Agra South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Yogendra Upadhyaya 74,324 37.77
BSP Zulfiquar Ahmed Bhutto 51,364 26.10
INC Nazir Ahmed 39,962 20.31
SP Mohammad Sareef Usmani 13,408 6.81
RSMD Choudhry Basheer 9,211 4.68
IND. Sanjay Kumar Garg 2,013 1.02
Majority 22,960 11.66
Turnout 1,96,782 59.85
BJP win (new seat)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Uttar Pradesh Delimitation Old & New, 2008" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). Election Commission of India official website. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ "2012 Election Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. Retrieved 12 November 2016.