Gadchiroli–Chimur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Gadchiroli–Chimur
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Ashok Nete
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Maharashtra
Total Electors 1,469,767[1]
Assembly Constituencies Amgaon (ST), Armori (ST), Gadchiroli (ST), Aheri (ST), Brahmapuri, and Chimur.[2]

Gadchiroli–Chimur Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: गडचिरोली-चिमूर लोकसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence on 19 February 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 on 12 July 2002.[3] This seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Marotrao Kowase of the Indian National Congress. As of the 2014 elections, it is represented by Ashok Nete of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Assembly segments[edit]

As of 2014, Gadchiroli–Chimur Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

  1. Amgaon (ST)
  2. Armori (ST)
  3. Gadchiroli (ST)
  4. Aheri (ST)
  5. Brahmapuri
  6. Chimur

Armori and Chimur assembly segments were earlier in part of the former Chimur constituency, while Gadchiroli assembly segment was earlier in the former Chandrapur constituency.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key'

 INC    BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Marotrao Kowase Indian National Congress
2014 Ashok Nete Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Gadchiroli–Chimur[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Marotrao Kowase 321,756 38.43 N/A
BJP Ashok Nete 293,176 35.02 N/A
BSP Raje Satyawanrao Atram 135,756 16.21 N/A
Independent Dinesh Tukaram Madavi 25,857 3.09 N/A
CPI Namdeo Anandrao Kannake 23,001 2.75 N/A
Independent Jambhule Narayan Dinabhaji 8,916 1.06 N/A
GGP Vijay Surajsing Madavi 7,953 0.95 N/A
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh Pendam Diwakar Gulab 7,240 0.86 N/A
Kranti Kari Jai Hind Sena Khandale Kawdu Tulshiram 4,972 0.59 N/A
Democratic Secular Party Pendam Purushottam Zituji 4,392 0.52 N/A
Prabuddha Republican Party Dadmal Prabhakar Mahaguji 4,228 0.50 N/A
Margin of victory 28,580 3.41 N/A
Turnout 837,247 65.14 N/A
INC win (new seat)

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Gadchiroli–Chimur[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Ashok Nete 535,982 52.18 +17.16
INC Namdeo Usendi 299,112 29.12 -9.31
BSP Ramrao Govinda Nannaware 66,906 6.51 -9.70
AAP Gajbe Rameshkumar Baburaoji 45,458 4.43 N/A
CPI Namdeo Anandrao Kannake 22,512 2.19 -0.56
AITMC Satish Gokuldas Pendam 8,156 0.79 N/A
Ambedkarite Party of India Deorao Monba Nannaware 6,606 0.64 N/A
Independent Dandekar Baburao Laxman 6,470 0.63 N/A
SP Vinod Ankush Nannaware 4,287 0.42 N/A
BMP Diwakar Pendam 3,730 0.36 N/A
RPI Prabhakar Mahaguji Dadmal 3,422 0.33 N/A
NOTA None of the above 24,488 2.38 N/A
Margin of victory 236,870 23.06 +19.65
Turnout 1,027,129 69.88 +4.74
BJP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission of India Notification" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra. p. 23. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. 20 February 2008. 
  4. ^ Bhatt, Arunkumar (30 March 2004). "Police draw up blueprint to tackle naxal threat". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 86. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Maharashtra – Gadchiroli–Chimur". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.