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In 2009 General Elections, there were 114 constituencies having victory margin less than three percent. Uttar Pradesh topping the list with 19 such constituencies. The least victory margin was in Tonk-Sawai Madhopur constituency, Rajasthan, where winning candidate bagged the seat with .039% margin.

Following are the five states having maximum number of such seats:
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
(1)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Victory Margin: 1.76%
BISHNU PADA RAY (BJP): 44.21%
KULDEEP RAI SHARMA (INC): 42.46%
ANDHRA PRADESH (11)
Chelvella
Victory Margin: 1.71%
JAIPAL REDDY SUDINI (INC): 38.78%
A.P.JITHENDER REDDY (TDP): 37.08%
Chittoor
Victory Margin: 1.02%
NARAMALLI SIVAPRASAD (TDP): 41.59%
THIPPESWAMY M (INC): 40.57%
Hindupur
Victory Margin: 2.22%
KRISTAPPA NIMMALA (TDP): 42.45%
P KHASIM KHAN (INC): 40.23%
Machilipatnam
Victory Margin: 1.19%
KONAKALLA NARAYANA RAO (TDP): 39.19%
BADIGA RAMAKRISHNA (INC): 38.00%
Mahbubnagar
Victory Margin: 2.18%
K. CHANDRASEKHAR RAO (TRS): 39.56%
DEVARAKONDA VITTAL RAO (INC): 37.39%
Medak
Victory Margin: .57%
VIJAYA SHANTHI .M (TRS): 36.67%
NARENDRANATH .C (INC): 36.10%
Narasaraopet
Victory Margin: .15%
MODUGULA VENUGOPALA REDDY (TDP): 42.83%
BALASHOWRY VALLABHANENI (INC): 42.69%
Rajahmundry
Victory Margin: .21%
ARUNA KUMAR VUNDAVALLI (INC): 35.12%
M. MURALI MOHAN (TDP): 34.91%
Tirupati
Victory Margin: 1.82%
CHINTA MOHAN (INC): 40.36%
VARLA RAMAIAH (TDP): 38.54%
Vijayawada
Victory Margin: 1.17%
LAGADAPATI RAJA GOPAL (INC): 39.46%
VAMSI MOHAN VALLABHANENI (TDP): 38.29%
Zahirabad
Victory Margin: 1.71%
SURESH KUMAR SHETKAR (INC): 38.90%
SYED YOUSUF ALI (TRS): 37.19%
ARUNACHAL PRADESH (1)
Arunachal West
Victory Margin: .46%
TAKAM SANJOY (INC): 49.16%
KIREN RIJIJU (BJP): 48.70%
ASSAM (2)
Gauhati
Victory Margin: 1.07%
BIJOYA CHAKRAVARTY (BJP): 44.74%
CAPT. ROBIN BORDOLOI (INC): 43.67%
Karimganj
Victory Margin: 1.16%
LALIT MOHAN SUKLABAIDYA (INC): 37.89%
RAJESH MALLAH (AUDF): 36.74%
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI (1)
Dadar & Nagar Haveli
Victory Margin: .56%
PATEL NATUBHAI GOMANBHAI (BJP): 46.43%
DELKAR MOHANBHAI SANJIBHAI (INC): 45.87%
CHATTISGARH (4)
Bilaspur
Victory Margin: 2.62%
DILIP SINGH JUDEV (BJP): 45.18%
DR.RENU JOGI (INC): 42.57%
Durg
Victory Margin: 1.10%
SAROJ PANDEY (BJP): 31.27%
PRADEEP CHOUBEY (INC): 30.17%
Kanker
Victory Margin: 2.60%
SOHAN POTAI (BJP): 45.99%
SMT. PHOOLO DEVI NETAM (INC): 43.39%
Korba
Victory Margin: 2.78%
CHARAN DAS MAHANT (INC): 42.20%
KARUNA SHUKLA (BJP): 39.41%
BIHAR (4)
Buxar
Victory Margin: .36%
JAGADA NAND SINGH (RJD): 21.27%
LAL MUNI CHOUBEY (BJP): 20.91%
Katihar
Victory Margin: 1.93%
NIKHIL KUMAR CHOUDHARY (BJP): 37.23%
SHAH TARIQ ANWAR (NCP): 35.30%
Madhubani
Victory Margin: 1.78%
HUKMADEO NARAYAN YADAV (BJP): 29.48%
ABDULBARI SIDDIKI (RJD): 27.70%
Maharajganj
Victory Margin: .47%
UMA SHANAKER SINGH (RJD): 35.30%
PRABHU NATH SINGH (JD (U)): 34.83%
Goa (1)
North Goa
Victory Margin: 2.17%
SHRIPAD YESSO NAIK (BJP): 47.12%
JITENDRA RAGHURAJ DESHPRABHU (NCP): 44.94%
GUJARAT (9)
Banaskantha
Victory Margin: 1.59%
GADHVI MUKESHKUMAR BHEIRAVDANJI
(INC): 44.78%
CHAUDHARY HARIBHAI PARATHIBHAI
(BJP): 43.19%
Bhavnagar
Victory Margin: .95%
RAJENDRASINH GHANSHYAMSINH RANA
(RAJUBHAI RANA) (BJP): 34.23%
GOHILMAHAVIRSINHBHAGIRATHSINH
(INC): 33.29%
Junagadh
Victory Margin: 1.81%
SOLANKI DINUBHAI BOGHABHAI (BJP): 46.75%
BARAD JASHUBHAI DHANABHAI (INC): 44.94%
Kheda
Victory Margin: .14%
DINSHA PATEL (INC): 47.12%
CHAUHAN DEVUSINH JESINGBHAI (BJP): 46.98%
Panchmahal
Victory Margin: .34%
CHAUHAN PRABHATSINH PRATAPSINH
(BJP): 46.50%
VAGHELA SHANKARSINH LAXMANSINH
(INC): 46.15%
Patan
Victory Margin: 2.92 %
JAGDISH THAKOR (INC): 44.82%
RATHOD BHAVSINHBHAI DAHYABHAI (BJP): 41.90%
Sabarkantha
Victory Margin: 2.39%
CHAUHAN MAHENDRASINH (BJP): 47.02%
MISTRY MADHUSUDAN (INC): 44.63%
Surendranagar
Victory Margin: .82%
KOLI PATEL SOMABHAI GANDALAL (INC): 42.25%
MER LALJIBHAI CHATURBHAI (BJP): 41.42%
Valsad
Victory Margin: .93%
KISHANBHAI VESTABHAI PATEL (INC): 46.20%
PATEL DHIRUBHAI CHHAGANBHAI (DR. D.C.PATEL)
(BJP): 45.27%
JAMMU & KASHMIR (2)
Anantnag
Victory Margin: 1.64%
MIRZA MEHBOOB BEG (JKN): 46.53%
PEER MOHD HUSSAIN (JKPDP): 44.90%
Udhampur
Victory Margin: 2.19%
CH. LAL SINGH (INC): 37.90%
DR. NIRMAL SINGH (BJP): 35.71%
HIMACHAL PRADESH (1)
Mandi
Victory Margin: 1.96%
VIRBHADRA SINGH (INC): 47.82%
MAHESHWAR SINGH (BJP): 45.86%
HARYANA (2)
Ambala
Victory Margin: 1.68%
SELJA (INC): 37.19%
RATTAN LAL KATARIA (BJP): 35.50%
Hisar
Victory Margin: .84%
BHAJAN LAL S/O KHERAJ (HJCBL): 29.99%
SAMPAT SINGH (INLD): 29.15%
KARNATAKA (9)
Bellary
Victory Margin: .26%
J. SHANTHA (BJP): 46.72%
N.Y. HANUMANTHAPPA (INC): 46.46%
Chamarajanagar
Victory Margin: .41%
R.DHRUVANARAYANA (INC): 38.00%
A.R.KRISHNAMURTHY (BJP): 37.59%
Davanagere
Victory Margin: .22%
G.M. SIDDESWARA (BJP): 46.67%
S.S. MALLIKARJUNA (INC): 46.45%
Gulbarga
Victory Margin: 1.77%
MALLIKARJUN KHARGE (INC): 45.46%
REVUNAIK BELAMGI (BJP): 43.70%
JHARKHAND (4)
Godda
Victory Margin: .80%
NISHIKANT DUBEY (BJP): 23.76%
FURKAN ANSARI (INC): 22.96%
Lohardaga
Victory Margin: 1.59%
SUDARSHAN BHAGAT (BJP): 27.69%
CHAMRA LINDA (IND): 26.10%
Rajmahal
Victory Margin: 1.39%
DEVIDHAN BESRA (BJP): 26.12%
HEMLAL MURMU (JMM): 42.88%
Ranchi
Victory Margin: 1.84%
SUBODH KANT SAHAY (INC): 42.88%
RAM TAHAL CHOUDHARY (BJP): 41.04%
Kolar
Victory Margin: 2.48%
K.H.MUNIYAPPA (INC): 37.18%
D.S.VEERAIAH (BJP): 34.70%
Mandya
Victory Margin: 2.28%
N CHELUVARAYA SWAMY (JD(S)): 37.26%
M H AMBAREESH (INC): 34.99%
Mysore
Victory Margin: .79%
ADAGUR H VISHWANATH (INC): 36.43%
C.H.VIJAYASHANKAR (BJP): 35.64%
Tumkur
Victory Margin: 2.38%
G.S. BASAVARAJ (BJP): 36.79%
MUDDAHANUMEGOWDA S.P. (JD(S)): 34.41%
Uttara Kannada
Victory Margin: 2.99%
ANANTKUMAR HEGDE (BJP): 44.63%
ALVA MARGARET (INC): 41.63%
KERALA (6)
Alathur
Victory Margin: 2.53%
P.K BIJU (CPM): 46.75%
N.K SUDHEER (INC): 44.22%
Attingal
Victory Margin: 2.54%
ADV. A SAMPATH (CPM): 45.37%
PROF.G BALACHANDRAN (INC): 42.83%
Ujjain
Victory Margin: 2.37%
GUDDU PREMCHAND (INC): 48.97%
DR. SATYANARAYAN JATIYA (BJP): 46.60%
MAHARASHTRA (9)
Aurangabad
Victory Margin: 2.48%
CHANDRAKANT KHAIRE (SHS): 19.25%
UTTAMSINGH RAJDHARSINGH PAWAR (INC): 16.76%
Dhule
Victory Margin: 2.90%
SONAWANE PRATAP NARAYANRAO (BJP): 39.30%
AMARISHBHAI RASIKLAL PATEL (INC): 36.40%
Jalna
Victory Margin: 1.06%
DANVE RAOSAHEB DADARAO (BJP): 44.00%
DR. KALE KALYAN VAIJINATHRAO (INC): 42.93%
Latur
Victory Margin: .96%
AWALE JAYWANT GANGARAM (INC): 44.96%
GAIKWAD SUNIL BALIRAM (BJP): 44.00%
Mumbai North
Victory Margin: .84%
SANJAY BRIJKISHORLAL NIRUPAM (INC): 37.25%
RAM NAIK (BJP): 36.40%
Mumbai North East
Victory Margin: .44%
SANJAY DINA PATIL (NCP): 31.97%
KIRIT SOMAIYA (BJP): 31.53%
Osmanabad
Victory Margin: .73%
PATIL PADAMSINHA BAJIRAO (NCP): 44.22%
GAIKWAD RAVINDRA VISHWANATH (SHS): 43.49%
Palghar
Victory Margin: 1.69%
JADHAV BALIRAM SUKUR (BVA): 30.47%
ADV. CHINTAMAN VANGA (BJP): 28.78%
Ramtek
Victory Margin: 2.18%
WASNIK MUKUL BALKRISHNA (INC): 40.75%
TUMANE KRUPAL BALAJI (SHS): 38.57%
MADHYA PRADESH (8)
Dewas
Victory Margin: 1.97%
SAJJAN SINGH VERMA (INC): 48.08%
THAVARCHAND GEHLOT (BJP): 46.10%
Dhar
Victory Margin: .41%
GAJENDRA SINGH RAJUKHEDI (INC): 46.23%
MUKAM SINGH KIRADE (BJP): 45.82%
Hoshangabad
Victory Margin: 2.71%
UDAY PRATAP SINGH (INC): 47.73%
RAMPAL SINGH (BJP): 45.03%
Indore
Victory Margin: 1.44%
SUMITRA MAHAJAN (TAI) (BJP): 48.77%
SATYNARAYAN PATEL (INC): 47.33%
Rewa
Victory Margin: .67%
DEORAJ SINGH PATEL (BSP): 28.49%
SUNDER LAL TIWARI (INC): 27.83%
Satna
Victory Margin: .67%
GANESH SINGH (BJP): 29.51%
SUKHLAL KUSHWAHA (BSP): 28.84%
Shahdol
Victory Margin: 2.13%
RAJESH NANDINI SINGH (INC): 41.86%
NARENDRA SINGH MARAVI (BJP): 39.73%
Ernakulam
Victory Margin: 1.58%
PROF. K V THOMAS (INC): 46.03%
SINDHU JOY (CPM): 44.44%
Kollam
Victory Margin: 2.33%
N.PEETHAMBARAKURUP (INC): 47.52%
P.RAJENDRAN (CPM): 45.19%
Kozhikode
Victory Margin: .11%
M.K. RAGHAVAN (INC): 42.92%
ADV. P.A. MOHAMED RIYAS (CPM): 42.81%
Palakkad
Victory Margin: .23%
M.B. RAJESH (CPM): 42.81%
SATHEESAN PACHENI (INC): 42.58%
ORISSA (2)
Sambalpur
Victory Margin: 1.86%
AMARNATH PRADHAN (INC): 38.09%
ROHIT PUJARI (BJD): 36.23%
Sundargarh
Victory Margin: 1.52%
HEMANAND BISWAL (INC): 36.53%
JUAL ORAM (BJP): 35.01%
RAJASTHAN (3)
Churu
Victory Margin: 1.55%
RAM SINGH KASWAN (BJP): 46.94%
RAFIQUE MANDELIA (INC): 45.39%
Jaipur
Victory Margin: 1.98%
MAHESH JOSHI (INC): 48.89%
GHANSHYAM TIWARI (BJP): 46.91%
Tonk-Sawai Madhopur
Victory Margin: .04%
NAMO NARAIN (INC): 46.82%
KIRORI SINGH BAINSLA (BJP): 46.78%
PUNJAB (4)
Amritsar
Victory Margin: .84%
NAVJOT SINGH SIDHU (BJP): 48.13%
OM PARKASH SONI (INC): 47.29%
Ferozpur
Victory Margin: 2.20%
SHER SINGH GHUBAYA (SAD): 47.12%
JAGMEET SINGH BRAR (INC): 44.92%
Gurdaspur
Victory Margin: .89%
PARTAP SINGH BAJWA (INC): 48.00%
VINOD KHANNA (BJP): 47.10%
Hoshiarpur
Victory Margin: .04%
SANTOSH CHOWDHARY (INC): 42.55%
SOM PARKASH (BJP): 42.51%
TAMIL NADU (7)
Chennai North
Victory Margin: 2.90%
ELANGOVAN T.K.S (DMK): 42.59%
PANDIAN. D (CPI): 39.69%
Kancheepuram
Victory Margin: 1.67%
VISWANATHAN.P (INC): 41.97%
RAMAKRISHNAN.DR.E (ADMK): 40.30%
Sivaganga
Victory Margin: .43%
CHIDAMBARAM P (INC): 43.13%
RAJA KANNAPPAN R.S. (ADMK): 42.69%
Theni
Victory Margin: .79%
AARON RASHID.J.M (INC): 42.54%
THANGA TAMILSELVAN (ADMK): 41.76%
Tiruchirappalli
Victory Margin: .60%
KUMAR.P (ADMK): 41.59%
SARUBALA.R.THONDAIMAN (INC): 40.99%
Viluppuram
Victory Margin: .35%
ANANDAN M (ADMK): 38.53%
SWAMIDURAI K (VCK): 38.17%
Virudhunagar
Victory Margin: 2.05%
MANICKA TAGORE (INC): 40.02%
VAIKO (MDMK): 37.96%
UTTAR PRADESH (19)
Agra
Victory Margin: 1.50%
DR. RAMSHANKAR (BJP): 31.48%
KUNWAR CHAND (VAKIL) (BSP): 29.98%
Aligarh
Victory Margin: 2.39%
RAJ KUMARI CHAUHAN (BSP): 27.95%
ZAFAR ALAM (SP): 25.56%
Ambedkar Nagar
Victory Margin: 2.80%
RAKESH PANDEY (BSP): 32.00%
SHANKHLAL MAJHI (SP): 29.20%
Aonla
Victory Margin: 1.09%
MENKA GANDHI (BJP): 30.73%
DHARMENDRA KUMAR (SP): 29.64%
Phulpur
Victory Margin: 2.64%
KAPIL MUNI KARWARIYA (BSP): 30.36%
SHYAMA CHARAN GUPTA (SP): 27.72%
Salempur
Victory Margin: 2.88%
RAMASHANKAR RAJBHAR (BSP): 27.54%
DR. BHOLA PANDEY (INC): 24.66%
Sambhal
Victory Margin: 1.97%
DR. SHAFIQUR RAHMAN BARQ (BSP): 30.42%
IQBAL MEHMOOD (SP): 28.44%
Sitapur
Victory Margin: 2.79%
KAISAR JAHAN (BSP): 34.20%
MAHENDRA SINGH VERMA (SP): 31.42%
Varanasi
Victory Margin: 2.59%
DR. MURLI MANOHAR JOSHI (BJP): 30.52%
MUKHTAR ANSARI (BSP): 27.94%
UTTARAKHAND (1)
Almora
Victory Margin: 1.45%
PRADEEP TAMTA (INC): 41.77%
AJAY TAMTA (BJP): 40.33%
Bareilly
Victory Margin: 1.32%
PRAVEEN SINGH ARON (INC): 31.31%
SANTOSH GANGWAR (BJP): 29.99%
Bhadohi
Victory Margin: 1.97%
GORAKHNATH (BSP): 29.73%
CHHOTELAL BIND (SP): 27.76%
Chandauli
Victory Margin: .07%
RAMKISHUN (SP): 26.85%
CHHOTELAL BIND (BSP): 26.78%
Fatehpur sikri
Victory Margin: 1.43%
SEEMA UPADHYAY (BSP): 30.19%
RAJ BABBAR (INC): 28.75%
Gautam buddh Nagar
Victory Margin: 2.15%
SURENDRA SINGH NAGAR (BSP): 33.24%
MAHESH KUMAR SHARMA (BJP): 31.08%
Jalaun
Victory Margin: 1.43%
RAMKISHUN (SP): 35.49%
CHHOTELAL BIND (BSP): 34.05%
Kheri
Victory Margin: 1.24%
ZAFAR ALI NAQVI (INC): 26.13%
ILIYAS AZMI (BSP): 24.89%
Kushi Nagar
Victory Margin: 2.89%
KU. RATANJEET PRATAP NARAYAN SINGH (INC):
30.63%
SWAMI PRASAD MAURYA (BSP): 27.75%
Mirzapur
Victory Margin: 2.69%
BAL KUMAR PATEL (SP): 29.87%
ANIL KUMAR MAURYA (BSP): 27.18%
Muzaffarnagar
Victory Margin: 2.76%
KADIR RANA (BSP): 36.96%
ANURADHA CHAUDHARY (RLD): 34.19%
WEST BENGAL (3)
Balurghat
Victory Margin: .58%
PRASANTA KUMAR MAJUMDAR (RSP): 44.38%
BIPLAB MITRA (AITC): 43.79%
Dum dum
Victory Margin: 2.10%
SOUGATA RAY (AITC): 47.04%
AMITAVA NANDY (CPM): 44.94%
Purulia
Victory Margin: 2.13%
NARAHARI MAHATO (AITC): 44.13%
SHANTIRAM MAHATO (CPM): 42.00%
Source: Election Commission of India ( www.eci.nic.in)
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