Lok Sabha Elections 2019: One of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Gujarat, the Kachchh Lok Sabha constituency will cast its vote in the upcoming polls on April 23. Kachchh has seven assembly segments – Abdasa, Mandvi, Bhuj, Anjar, Gandhidham which is reserved for members of Scheduled Castes, Rapar and Morbi.
In the 2014 LS elections, Vinod Lakhamashi Chavda, of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won with a huge margin of over 2.54 lakh votes. He had defeated Dr. Dineshbhai Parmar of the Congress. The voter turnout figure was at 61.78 per cent across 1,835 polling stations.
BJP leader and Union Minister Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary is currently the member of Parliament from Gujarat’s Banaskantha constituency. Haribhai had won in the 2014 LS polls as well as the 2013 by-polls by defeating Congress’ candidate.
However, BJP dropped Haribhai Chaudhary from Banaskantha and fielded Parbatbhai Patel whereas Congress named Parthibhai Galbabhai Bhatol as its candidate.
The Banaskantha Parliamentary constituency has a total of 1,296,871 electorates out of which 627,536 are females and 669,335 are males, as per 2009 EC reports.
The Lok Sabha election here will be held in a single phase on April 23. This constituency comprises 7 legislative assembly segments. These are — Vav, Tharad, Dhanera, Danta, Palanpur, Deesa, Deodar.
Patan Lok Sabha Constituency will go to polls on April 23. It covers 7 assembly segments – Vadgam which is reserved for members of the Scheduled Castes, Kankrej, Radhanpur, Chanasma, Patan, Sidhpur and Kheralu.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Liladhar Vaghela, of the BJP – won with a margin of over 1.38 lakh votes. He had defeated Bhavsinh Rathod of the Congress.
Mahesana Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Gujarat and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23. Unjha, Visnagar, Bechraji, Kadi, Mahesana, Vijapur and Mansa are the seven segments of this constituency.
Jayshreeben Kanubhai Patel, of BJP – won with a huge margin of over 2 lakh votes. She had defeated Jivabhai Ambalal Patel of the Congress in the 2014 LS elections. The voter turnout figure was at 67.03 percent across 1,621 polling stations.
Voting in the Sabarkantha Lok Sabha constituency will take place on April 23. Sabarkantha constituency covers seven assembly segments – Himatnagar, Idar which is reserved for the membsers of Scheduled Caste (SCs), Khedbrahma which is reserved for the members of Scheduled Tribes, Bhiloda which is reserved for the members of Scheduled Tribes (STs), Modasa, Bayad and Prantij.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod, of BJP – won with a margin of over 84,000 votes. He had defeated Shankersinh Vaghela of the Congress.