Uttar Pradesh Election 2022: Varanasi Cantt. Assembly Seat]
Uttar Pradesh Election: Varanasi Cantt. Assembly Constituency 2022
Varanasi Cantt. comes under the Varanasi district and it is one of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Constituencies . People of Varanasi Cantt. voted for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 on March 7 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Varanasi Cantt. assembly seat had 4,12,297 registered voters. Of the, 2,29,786 were male and 1,82,511 were female voters. 0.2% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election 2017, Varanasi Cantt. constituency had 24 candidates for assembly seat contention. Total 312 seats were won by the Bharatiya Janata Party, Varanasi Cantt. was one of them. The election for Varanasi Cantt. seat was comfortably won by Bharatiya Janata Party's Saurabh Srivastava defeating Indian National Congress's Anil Srivastava by a huge margin of 61,326 votes.
89.9% of the total votes were casted to top two candidates. Bharatiya Janata Party's Saurabh Srivastava got a total of 1,32,609 votes, while Indian National Congress's Anil Srivastava got 71,283 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party's candidate Rijwan Ahmad grabbed 14,118 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties secured 58.5%, 31.4% and 6.2% respectively.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janata Party's Jyotsana Srivastava beat Indian National Congress's Anil Srivastwa by 12,852 votes.