Yavatmal-Washim (Lok Sabha constituency)

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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.[1]

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.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments with constituency numbers and reservations(if any) are:[2]

  1. Washim - 34 (SC)
  2. Karanja - 35
  3. Ralegaon - 77 (ST)
  4. Yavatmal - 78 (ST)
  5. Digras - 79
  6. Pusad - 81

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Yavatmal-Washim
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Shiv Sena Bhavana Gawali 3,84,443 45.76
INC Harising Rathod 3,27,492 38.98
BSP Dilip Yedatkar 62,781 7.47
Majority 56,951
Turnout 8,40,064
Shiv Sena hold Swing

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Yavatmal-Washim
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Shiv Sena Bhavana Gawali 467543
MNS Raju Patil 153
INC Shivajirao Moghe 367412
AAP Naresh P. Rathod 12
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[[|N/A]] hold Swing

See also[edit]