Basmath (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Basmath Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: बसमत विधान सभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.[1]

Overview[edit]

Basmath (constituency number 92) is one of the three Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Hingoli district. It covers the entire Basmath tehsil and part of Aundha tehsil of this district.[2]

Basmath is part of Hingoli Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Kalamnuri and Hingoli in Hingoli district and Umarkhed, Kinwat and Hadgaon in Nanded district.[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

  • 1995: Jaiprakash Mundada, Shiv Sena
  • 1999: Jaiprakash Mundada, Shiv Sena
  • 2004: Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar, Nationalist Congress Party
  • 2009: Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar, Nationalist Congress Party
  • 2014: Jaiprakash Mundada, Shiv Sena

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Basmath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NCP Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar 81,357 45.62
Shiv Sena Jaiprakash Mundada 78,513 44.03
Independent Ujjwalatai Tambhale 9,059 5.08
Majority 2,844
Turnout 1,78,323
NCP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008". The Election Commission of India. p. 259. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008". The Election Commission of India. p. 277. 

Coordinates: 19°20′0.59″N 77°9′25.65″E / 19.3334972°N 77.1571250°E / 19.3334972; 77.1571250