About Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
CM of Uttar Pradesh - Akhilesh Yadav
|Ruling Party||Samajwadi Party|
|Opposition Party||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|Leader of the House||Akhilesh Yadav, SP|
|Cheif Electoral Officer||Arun Singhal|
Election in Uttar Pradesh (UP)
There are 403 Assembly Consitituencies and 80 Lok Sabha Consitituencies. 80 Lok Sabha Consitituencies of Uttar Pradesh always decide a winning factor for any political party.
In last Assembly elections (2012), 4 Major parties (SP, BSP, BJP & INC) has been participated. Out of that, SP (Samajwadi Party) has got majority with winning of 224 Seats. Runner Up (Bahujan Samaj Party) has got 80 Seats. BJP & INC has got 47 and 28 Seats respectively. In 2012, Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has got first opportunity to become Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Next upcoming Assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh will be held in 2017. Dates would be announce by Election Commission in November 2016 and elections will be held around Jan or Feb of 2017.
For Uttar Pradesh, Main election issues are poor law and order condition. As per the Caste religion demographics, majority voters are from Other OBCs, Muslims and Jatavs Dalits. These 3 categories covers around 55% votes in Uttar Pradesh
List of Political Parties in UP
|National Parties||State Parties|
|Bahujan Samaj Party [BSP]||Rashtriya Lok Dal [RLD]|
|Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP]||Samajwadi Party [SP]|
|Communist Party of India [CPI]|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)]|
|Indian National Congress [INC]|
UP Opinion Poll