Ahmedabad East (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ahmedabad East
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Paresh Rawal
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Gujarat
Total Electors 1,601,832[1]
Assembly Constituencies Dahegam, Gandhinagar Dakshin, Vatva, Nikol, Naroda, Thakkarbpa Nagar, and Bapunagar.[2]

Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency (Gujarati: અમદાવાદ પૂર્વ લોકસભા મતવિસ્તાર) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) constituencies in Gujarat, a state in western India. This constituency was created as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008.[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Harin Pathak of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of the latest elections in 2014, film actor Paresh Rawal of the BJP represents this constituency.[3]

Assembly segments[edit]

As of 2014, Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[2]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
34 Dahegam None
35 Gandhinagar Dakshin None
43 Vatva None
46 Nikol None
47 Naroda None
48 Thakkarbapa Nagar None
49 Bapunagar None

Five of its seven Vidhan Sabha segments: Gandhinagar South, Vatva, Nikol, Thakkarbapa Nagar, and Bapunagar were also created in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of legislative assembly constituencies. Naroda and Dehgam were earlier in former Ahmedabad and Kapadvanj constituencies respectively.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

As of 2014, film actor Paresh Rawal represents this constituency.

Key

 BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Harin Pathak Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Paresh Rawal

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Ahmedabad East[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Harin Pathak 318,846 53.37 N/A
INC Dipakbhai Babaria 232,790 38.97 N/A
NCP Bholabhai Patel 8,999 1.51 N/A
Independent Brijeshkumar Ujagarlal Sharma 7,477 1.25 N/A
BSP Virubhai N. Vanzara 7,254 1.21 N/A
Independent Rajesh Hariram Maurya 4,601 0.77 N/A
Mahagujarat Janta Party Pravin Rambhai Patel 4,580 0.77 N/A
Independent Anilkumar Brijendrabhai Sharma 3,042 0.51 N/A
Independent Buddhpriya Jasvant Somabhai 2,003 0.34 N/A
Independent Bhavinbhai Amrutbhai Patel 1,345 0.23 N/A
Independent Pareshbhai Rasiklal Thakkar 1,337 0.22 N/A
SP Sanjitkumar Radhakrishnasinh Rajput 1,000 0.17 N/A
Indian Justice Party Ranjeetsingh Ramsankarsingh Rajput 811 0.14 N/A
Bharatiya National Janta Dal Sanjiv Indravadan Bhatt 712 0.12 N/A
Independent Khodabhai Laljibhai Desai 694 0.12 N/A
RSPS Hasrath Jayram Pagare 678 0.11 N/A
LSWP N. T. Sengal 639 0.11 N/A
National Lokhind Party Premhari Rameshchandra Sharma 579 0.10 N/A
Margin of victory 86,056 14.40 N/A
Turnout 597,387 42.32 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ahmedabad East[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Paresh Rawal 633,582 64.29 +10.92
INC Himmatsingh Patel 306,949 31.15 -7.82
AAP Dinesh Vaghela 11,349 1.15 N/A
BSP Rohit Rajubhai Virjubhai 6,023 0.61 -0.60
NOTA None of the Above 14,358 1.46 N/A
Majority 326,633 33.14 +18.74
Turnout 985,525 61.52 +19.20
BJP hold Swing +10.92

See also[edit]

References[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 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 147. 
  3. ^ "It's too early to judge 'Achche din': Paresh Rawal". Daily News and Analysis. Deepak Rathi. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "BJP, Cong face diamond woes in East". Daily News and Analysis. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 38. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ahmedabad East". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.