Uttar Pradesh Election 2022: Kaptanganj Assembly Seat]
Uttar Pradesh Election: Kaptanganj Assembly Constituency 2022
Kaptanganj comes under the Basti district and it is one of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Constituencies . People of Kaptanganj voted for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 on March 3 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Kaptanganj assembly seat had 3,45,707 registered voters. Of the, 1,87,315 were male and 1,58,392 were female voters. 0.6% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election 2017, Kaptanganj constituency had 8 candidates for assembly seat contention. Kaptanganj was one of 312 seats won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. It was a close contest with Bharatiya Janata Party's Chandra Prakash Alias Ca Chandra Prakash Shukl winning the election upstaging Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Prasad Chaudhary by a margin of just 6,827 votes.
The top three candidates split 97.6% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janata Party's Chandra Prakash Alias Ca Chandra Prakash Shukl got a total of 70,527 votes, while Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Prasad Chaudhary secured 63,700 votes. Indian National Congress's candidate Krishna Kinkar Singh Rana grabbed the third spot with 60,142 votes. The top three parties got 35.4%, 32.0% and 30.2% respectively.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2012, Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Prasad Chaudhary outperformed Samajwadi Party's Trayambak Nath by 11,070 votes.