Bhandara–Gondiya (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhandara–Gondia Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: भंडारा-गोंदिया लोकसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence in 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 in 2002 and Bhandara (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist. Three of its assembly segments are in Bhandara district, while the other three are in Gondia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Bhandara–Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments with constituency number and reservations (if any) are:[1]

  1. Tumsar - 60
  2. Bhandara - 61 (SC)
  3. Sakoli - 62
  4. Arjuni Morgaon - 63 (SC)
  5. Tirora - 64
  6. Gondiya - 65

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 NCP    BJP  

Election Member Party
2004 Shishupal Patle Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Praful Patel Nationalist Congress Party
2014 Nana Patole Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Bhandara–Gondiya
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NCP Praful Patel 4,89,814 47.52
Independent Nanabhau Patole 2,37,899 23.08
BJP Shishupal Natthu Patle 1,58,938 15.42
BSP Virendrakumar Jaiswal 68,246 6.62
Majority 2,51,915 24.44
Turnout 10,30,750 71.06
NCP win (new seat)

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Bhandara–Gondiya
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Nanabhau Falgunrao Patole 6,06,129 50.62 +35.20
NCP Praful Manoharbhai Patel 4,56,875 38.16 -9.36
BSP Sanjay Raghunath Nasare 50,958 4.26 -11.16
AAP Prashant Shyamsundar Mishra 8,647 0.72 N/A
Majority 1,49,254 12.46 -11.98
Turnout 11,97,196 72.30 +1.24
BJP gain from NCP Swing +30.52

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Archived from the original on 25 February 2009.