Bhandara–Gondiya (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhandara–Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: भंडारा-गोंदिया लोकसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification on delimitation of parliamentary constituencies, based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002 and Bhandara (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist. Three of its assembly segments are in Bhandara district, while the other three are in Gondiya district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Bhandara–Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments with constituency number and reservations (if any) are:[1]

  1. Tumsar - 60
  2. Bhandara - 61 (SC)
  3. Sakoli - 62
  4. Arjuni Morgaon - 63 (SC)
  5. Tirora - 64
  6. Gondiya - 65

Members of Parliament[edit]


 NCP    BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Praful Patel Nationalist Congress Party
2014 Nana Patole Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Bhandara–Gondiya
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NCP Praful Patel 489,814 47.52
Independent Nanabhau Patole 237,899 23.08
BJP Shishupal Natthu Patle 158,938 15.42
BSP Virendrakumar Jaiswal 68,246 6.62
Majority 251,915
Turnout 1,030,750
NCP win (new seat)

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Bhandara–Gondiya
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Nana Patole 606,129
NCP Praful Patel 456,875
BSP Sanjay Raghunath Nasare 50,958
AAP Prashant Mishra 8,647
Majority 149,254
BJP gain from NCP Swing

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website.