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Moradabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Inaugural holder  Ram Saran
Party  Bharatiya Janata Party
Male electors  961,962
Formation  15 August 1947
State  Uttar Pradesh
Female electors  810,084
Moradabad (Lok Sabha constituency)
Member of parliament  Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh
Last election  Indian general election, 2014
Assembly segments  Moradabad Nagar, Thakurdwara, Kanth, Barhapur, Moradabad Rural

Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: मुरादाबाद लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Formed before the 1952 elections, according to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Moradabad Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 6) were 1,388,525 of which 634,547 are females and 753,978 are males. The administrative headquarters of Moradabad district is situated in the city of Moradabad. It is located in the northern part of the state at a distance of 167 km from the national capital, New Delhi. Situated on the banks of the river Ramganga, this town lies at an average elevation of 198 meters. Hindi is the official language of Moradabad, though Urdu, Punjabi and English are widely spoken.

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According to the census data of 2011, Moradabad has a total population of 889,810 of which 53% are males and 47% are females. It has a sex ratio of 908 females per 1000 males. 12.4% of the population is below the age of six. The city of Moradabad has an average literacy of 70.65% with male literacy at 74.05% and female literacy at 66.90%. The economy of this city is primarily dependent on the Brass industry, the produces of which are exported worldwide. Moradabad has a promising number of notable universities, schools and colleges. The divisional headquarters of the Northern Railway of India is situated in this city. National Highway NH 24 passes through Moradabad.

Assembly segments

At present, after the implementation of the Presidential notification on delimitation on February 19, 2008, Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency comprises five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments.Kanth and Thakurdwara assembly segments before 2008 were in erstwhile Amroha and Rampur Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.These are:

List of Members of Parliament from Moradabad

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References

Moradabad (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia


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