1962 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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1962 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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All 430 seats of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
216 seats needed for a majority
Turnout51.44%
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Leader Chandra Bhanu Gupta Yadavendra Dutt Dubey
Party Congress Bharatiya Jana Sangh Praja Socialist Party
Leader's seat Ranikhet South
Last election 286 17 44
Seats won 249 49 38
Seat change Decrease 37 Increase 32 Decrease 6
Popular vote 6471669 2931809 2052890
Percentage 36.45% 16.46% 11.52
Swing Decrease 5.97% Increase 6.62 Decrease 3.05

Chief Minister before election

Chandra Bhanu Gupta
Indian National Congress

Elected Chief Minister

Chandra Bhanu Gupta
INC

The 1962 election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly in India resulted in the re-election of Chandra Bhanu Gupta of the Indian National Congress as Chief Minister. Congress retained a commanding majority despite losing some seats to the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.

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