Noida assembly elections will be held between 7 am and 6 pm on February 10 during the first phase of the UP Vidhan Sabha elections.
Noida Assembly Constituency
Noida is one of the three assembly constituencies of Gautam Budhh Nagar district, others being Dadri and Jewar. All three assembly constituencies are currently represented by BJP leaders with Pankaj Singh in Noida, Tejpal Nagar in Dadri and Dhirendra Singh in Jewar as MLAs.
There are 1754 polling stations and 552 polling centers in the district.
7 Lakh Voters in Noida!
Gautam Buddh Nagar has 16.23 lakh enrolled voters. In terms of assembly seats, Noida has 6.90 lakh voters, Dadri has 5.86 lakh and Jewar 3.46 lakh voters.
As many as 82,939 voters have been added and 27,917 deleted from the electoral roll from across the three assembly constituencies in Gautam Buddh Nagar ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections.
Interestingly, there is a 32% increase in voters in Noida from 5.24 lakh voters and nearly 33% jump in voter count in Dadri from 4.41 lakh from the previous list of general elections 2019. It could be attributed to the fluid migrant population of Noida and Greater Noida (Dadri seat) compared to Jewar, which has majorly a stable rural population.
State assembly elections held independently are completely borne by the state government. When held simultaneously with Lok Sabha elections, the central and the respective state governments share it on a 50:50 basis.
Get enrolled to Poll
People can log on to the NVSP web portal to check their names in the voter list and also to get enrolled online. Fill the form as per the details provided on the website. EPIC card would be delivered via speed post. Changes in the voter list will not be possible once the nominations of candidates is finalized by the Election Commission. Hence, people who do not have their names included in the voter list need to get it done immediately.
The election commission has hiked the poll expenditure limit for contesting candidates due to the rise in the cost inflation index and the size of the electorate. For a large state like Uttar Pradesh it’s revised to 40 lakh for state assembly elections and 95 lakh for contesting Lok Sabha seat.
The nomination filing process for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections from Noida, Dadri and Jewar constituencies in the district started on Friday, January 14 according to an official notification issued by Gautam Buddh Nagar administration. Nomination papers may be delivered by a candidate or any of his or her proposers to the returning officer or the assistant returning officer of their constituency at the district collectorate in Surajpur, Greater Noida.
According to the notification, the nomination papers may be delivered between 11 am and 3 pm on any day (other than a public holiday) and not later than January 21, it stated. However, none of the candidates filed nomination papers on day one.
The nomination papers will be taken up for scrutiny on January 24 at 11 am, according to the notification.
The notice of withdrawal of candidature may be delivered either by a candidate or by any of his or her proposers or by his or her election agent who has been authorized in writing by the candidate before 3 pm on January 27.
The nomination process ended on Friday January 21 with 52 candidates putting forth their candidatures. 23 nominations have been filed from Noida, 16 from Dadri and 13 from Jewar.
The nomination process, as instructed by the Election Commission, was completed in Gautam Buddh Nagar under District Magistrate Suhas L Yathiraj, who is also the District Election Officer.
People vote for one representative in each constituency in the Assembly elections aka Vidhan Sabha elections. The elected representatives become Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA)
A Primer on UP Assembly Elections 2022
Polling for 403 seats of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly will be held in seven phases on February 10, 14, 20, 23, and 27 and on March 3 and 7. The counting of votes will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022.
In Uttar Pradesh 86 assembly seats are reserved constituencies – 84 for Scheduled Castes and 2 for Scheduled Tribes. Reserved constituencies are constituencies in which seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes and Tribes based on the size of their population.
The tenure of present Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is scheduled to end on 14 May 2022. Bharatiya Janata Party had formed the state government with Yogi Adityanath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in the last assembly elections held in February – March 2017.
Inputs from PTI News