Uttar Pradesh Election 2022: Obra Assembly Seat]
Uttar Pradesh Election: Obra Assembly Constituency 2022
Obra is one of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Sonbhadra district. People of Obra voted for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 on March 7 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017, there were 3,07,992 registered voters for Obra assembly seat, out of which 1,69,473 were male and 1,38,519 were female voters. 1.4% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election, there were 11 candidates in the fray from Obra constituency. Obra was one of 312 seats won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. It was a one way contest with Bharatiya Janata Party's Sanjiv Kumar comfortably winning the election upstaging Samajwadi Party's Ravi Gond by a huge margin of 44,269 votes.
The top three candidates split 88.9% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janata Party's Sanjiv Kumar got a total of 78,058 votes, while Samajwadi Party's Ravi Gond secured 33,789 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party's candidate Virendra Pratap Singh grabbed the third spot with 29,113 votes. The top three parties got 49.2%, 21.3% and 18.4% respectively.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2012, Bahujan Samaj Party's Sunil Kumar defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Devendra Prasad Shastri by 7,060 votes.