Yavatmal-Washim (Lok Sabha constituency)
Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: यवतमाळ-वाशिम (लोकसभा मतदारसंघ)) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence on February 19, 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted on July 12, 2002.
Before delimitation, three of its assembly segments- Washim, Karanja and Pusad were part of the erstwhile Washim Lok Sabha constituency, while the other three- Yavatmal, Digras and Ralegaon were part of the erstwhile Yavatmal Lok Sabha constituency.
Presently, Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments with constituency numbers and reservations(if any) are:
Members of Parliament
General elections 2009
|General Election, 2009: Yavatmal-Washim|
|Shiv Sena||Bhavana Gawali||3,84,443||45.76|
|Shiv Sena hold||Swing|
General elections 2014
|General Election, 2014: Yavatmal-Washim|
|Shiv Sena||Bhavana Gawali||467543|
|AAP||Naresh P. Rathod||12|
- Yavatmal (Lok Sabha constituency) (1951 to 2004 elections for 1st to 14th Lok Sabha)
- Washim (Lok Sabha constituency) (1977 to 2004 elections for 6th to 14th Lok Sabha)
- Yavatmal district
- Washim district
- List of Constituencies of the Lok Sabha
- "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. February 20, 2008.
- "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website.