Chiplun (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chiplun Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: चिपळूण विधान सभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.

Overview[edit]

Chiplun constituency is one of the five Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Ratnagiri district. It comprises parts of the Chiplun and Sangameshwar tehsils of the district.[1]

Chiplun is part of the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Ratnagiri and Rajapur in Ratnagiri district and Kankavli, Kudal and Sawantwadi in Sindhudurg district.[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections 2004: Chiplun
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NCP Ramesh Bhai Kadam 53,311 47.64
Independent Bhaskar Jadhav 48,025 42.92
Shiv Sena Prabhakar Shinde 6,394 5.71
Majority 5,286 4.72
Turnout 111,888 74.23
NCP gain from Shiv Sena Swing

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections 2009: Chiplun
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Sadanand Chavan 76,015 50.13 +44.42
NCP Ramesh Bhai Kadam 57,531 37.94 -9.70
MNS Suryakant Salunke 10,642 7.02 N/A
Majority 18,484 12.19 +7.47
Turnout 1,51,636 67.32 -6.91
Shiv Sena gain from NCP Swing +39.57

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections 2014: Chiplun
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Sadanand Chavan 75,695 45.17 -4.96
NCP Shekhar Govindrao Nikam 69,627 41.55 +3.61
BJP Madhav Bhujang Gawali 9,143 5.46 N/A
INC Rashami Rajendra Kadam 3,702 2.21 N/A
Majority 6,068 3.62 -8.57
Turnout 167,559 67.08 -0.24
Shiv Sena hold Swing -3.15

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 273. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 278. 
  3. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2009 -Results" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 November 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2010.