Counting of votes begins for MP civic bodies results; postal ballots to be counted first
December 04, 2014 10:41 AM
Fate of 26 Nagar Palikas, 100 Nagar Parishads and 9 municipal corporations to be decided today. The counting of votes for the 1st phase of polling held on Nov 28 to elect 135 civic bodies of Madhya Pradesh began at 9am today. Source: News Reports
About Madhya Pradesh Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituencies
The state has a unicameral legislature. The seat of the Vidhan Sabha is located at Bhopal. The Madhya Pradesh assembly elections
were held on November 25, 2013. A total of 2,586 candidates filed their nomination for 230 seats across 51 districts.
There are in total 230 constituencies in the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Out of these, 35 constituencies are reserved for the Schedule Castes and 47 are reserved for the Schedule Tribes. Earlier, the number of constituencies of the Vidhan Sabha was 288 which was later increased to 320. Out of these 43 were reserved for the Scheduled Castes and 75 were reserved for the Scheduled Tribes. In 2000, when Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh, the number of constituencies of Madhya Pradesh was reduced to 230.
Under the general category, Bhopal Uttar is the Lok Sabha constituency with the largest number of voters (189,210,000) whereas Kotma has the least (123,399).
Under the category of ST, the Lakhnadon constituency holds the largest number of voters (207,719) whereas Sailana has the least number (125,917).
Under the category of SC, the Jabalpur Purba constituency holds the largest number (194,112) whereas Bina has the least (129,814).