Ahmedabad West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ahmedabad West
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Kirit Premjibhai Solanki
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Gujarat
Total Electors 1,534,400[1]
Assembly Constituencies Ellisbridge, Amraiwadi, Dariapur, Jamalpur–Khadi, Maninagar, Danilimda (SC), and Asarwa (SC).[2]

Ahmedabad West Lok Sabha constituency (Gujarati: અમદાવાદ પશ્ચિમ 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. This seat is reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC).[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Kirit Premjibhai Solanki of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of latest elections in 2014, Solanki represents this constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
44 Ellisbridge None
50 Amraiwadi None
51 Dariapur None
52 Jamalpur–Khadiya None
53 Maninagar None
54 Danilimda SC
56 Asarwa SC

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Kiritbhai Solanki Bharatiya Janata Party
2014

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Ahmedabad West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kirit Solanki 376,823 54.61 N/A
INC Shailesh Parmar 285,696 41.40 N/A
BSP Pravin Solanki 8,436 1.22 N/A
Independent Vitthalbhai Maganbhai Solanki 5,513 0.80 N/A
Lokpriya Samaj Party Mohanbhai Karshanbhai Parmar 2,931 0.42 N/A
Independent Kantibhai Hemabhai Solanki 1,965 0.28 N/A
Independent Ratnaben Dahyabhai Vora 1,168 0.17 N/A
Independent Rameshbhai Danabhai Solanki 1,159 0.17 N/A
LJP Ishwarbhai Dhanabhai Makwana 1,155 0.17 N/A
Independent Ishwarbhai Khandas Shah 1,111 0.16 N/A
Loktantrik Samajwadi Party Narendrasinh Mansinh Sankhaliya 923 0.13 N/A
RPI(A) Savle Bhika Fula 779 0.11 N/A
Independent Prahladbhai Natthubhai Chauhan 693 0.10 N/A
AIMF Vijaykumar Manjibhai Vadher 616 0.09 N/A
Indian Justice Party Shirsath Vedubhai Kautikbhai 561 0.08 N/A
Independent Dalpatbhai Khimabhai Vanzara 544 0.08 N/A
Margin of victory 91,127 13.21 N/A
Turnout 690,073 48.22 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ahmedabad West[1][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kirit Premjibhai Solanki 617,104 63.97 +9.36
INC Ishwar Makwana 296,793 30.77 -10.63
AAP J. J. Mewada 17,332 1.80 N/A
BSP Mansukhbhai Nagarbhai Chavda 6,205 0.64 -0.58
Independent Vitthalbhai Maganbhai Solanki 2,837 0.29 -0.51
BMP J. G. Parmar 2,564 0.27 N/A
Lokantrik Samajwadi Party Narendra Sankhaliya 1,391 0.14 +0.01
Independent Rameshbhai Dhanbhai Solanki 1,256 0.13 -0.04
Bahujan Suraksha Dal Amrut Sonara 941 0.10 N/A
Independent Aayar Muljibhai Khanabhai 808 0.08 N/A
Independent Harjivanbhai Kalabhai Solanki 807 0.08 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 16,571 1.72 N/A
Margin of victory 320,311 33.20 +20.00
Turnout 964,609 62.87 +14.65
BJP hold Swing

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. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 38–39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ahmedabad West". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014.