Chembur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chembur Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: चेंबुर विधानसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.[1]

Overview[edit]

Chembur (constituency number 173) is one of the 26 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in the Mumbai Suburban district.[1] Number of electorates in 2009 was 252,142 (male 137,636, female 114,506).[2]

Chembur is part of the Mumbai South Central constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Anushakti Nagar in Mumbai Suburban district and Dharavi, Sion Koliwada, Wadala and Mahim in the Mumbai City district.[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 INC    BJS    Janata Party    BJP    Shiv Sena  

Election Member Party
1962 Vadilal Gandhi Indian National Congress
1967 Hashu Advani Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1972 Vishwanath Tambe Indian National Congress
1978 Hashu Advani Janata Party
1980 Hashu Advani Bharatiya Janata Party
1985 Parvati Parihar Indian National Congress
1990 Hashu Advani Bharatiya Janata Party
1995 Hashu Advani Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Pramod Shirwalkar Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Chandrakant Handore Indian National Congress
2009 Chandrakant Handore Indian National Congress
2014 Prakash Phaterpekar Shiv Sena

Election Results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections, 2004: Chembur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Chandrakant Handore 46,196
BJP Pramod Shirvalkar 43,746
Majority 2,450
Turnout
INC gain from BJP Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections, 2009: Chembur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Chandrakant Handore 47,431 38.41
MNS Anil Chauhan 29,465 23.86
BJP Anil Thakur 21,751 17.61
RPI(A) Dipak Nikalje 20,746 16.80
Majority 17,966 14.55
Turnout 1,23,461
INC hold Swing

Assembly Elections 2014[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections, 2014: Chembur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Shiv Sena Prakash Phaterpekar 47,410 33.99 N/A
INC Chandrakant Handore 37,383 26.80 -11.61
RPI(A) Dipak Nikalje 36,615 26.25 +9.45
Majority 10,027 7.19 -7.36
Turnout 1,39,485
Shiv Sena gain from INC Swing +28.18

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "General Elections to State Legislative Assembly 2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 3 November 2010.