Valsad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Valsad Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Bulsar Lok Sabha constituency) (Gujarati: વલસાડ લોકસભા મતવિસ્તાર) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India. This seat is considered a bellwether seat in India. It is believed that the party which wins this seat will form the central government.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Valsad Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[2]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
173 Dang ST
177 Vansada ST
178 Dharampur ST
179 Valsad None
180 Pardi None
181 Kaprada ST
182 Umergam ST

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 INC    NCO     Janata Party    INC(I)    Janata Dal    BJP  

Election Member Party
1957 Nanubhai Patel Indian National Congress
1962 Nanubhai Patel Indian National Congress
1967 Nanubhai Patel Indian National Congress
1971 Nanubhai Patel Indian National Congress (Organization)
1977 Nanubhai Patel Janata Party
1980 Uttambhai Patel Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Uttambhai Patel Indian National Congress
1989 Arjunbhai Patel Janata Dal
1991 Uttambhai Patel Indian National Congress
1996 Manibhai Chaudhary Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Manibhai Chaudhary Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Manibhai Chaudhary Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Kishanbhai Patel Indian National Congress
2009 Kishanbhai Patel Indian National Congress
2014 Dr. K. C. Patel Bharatiya Janata Party

General Elections 2004[edit]

[3]

Indian general elections, 2004: Valsad [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Kishanbhai Patel 321,769 46.63
BJP Manibhai Chaudhari 277,283 40.18
Bharatiya Navshakti Party Nareshbhai Delkar 58,184 8.43
Majority 44,486 6.45
Turnout 689,982 52.28
INC hold Swing

General Elections 2009[edit]

[6]

Indian general elections, 2009: Valsad [7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Kishanbhai Patel 357,744 46.20
BJP Dr. D C Patel 350,565 45.27
Independent Satyajit Sheth 12,821 1.69
Majority 7,159 0.93
Turnout 774,429 56.11
INC hold Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Valsad[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. K C Patel 6,17,772 55.05 +18.54
INC Kishanbhai Vestabhai Patel 4,09,768 36.51 -9.69
BSP Ratilal Thakriya 14,202 1.27 -0.70
NOTA None of the Above 26,606 2.37 ---
Majority 2,08,004 18.54 +17.61
Turnout 11,22,203 74.09 +17.98
BJP gain from INC Swing +13.69

See also[edit]

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