Colaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Colaba Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: कुलाबा विधानसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.[1]

Overview[edit]

Colaba (constituency number 187) is one of the ten Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in the Mumbai City district.[2]

Colaba is part of the Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments in Mumbai City district, namely Worli, Shivadi, Byculla, Malabar Hill and Mumbadevi.[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 INC    Independent    Janata Party    INC(I)    BJP  

Election Member Party
1962 Kalaram Dharia Indian National Congress
1967 B. B. K. Bawan Independent
1972 Aloo Jal Chibber Indian National Congress
1978 Ranjit Bhanu Janata Party
1980 O. P. Bahl Indian National Congress (Indira)
1985 Marzban Patrawala Indian National Congress
1990 Marzban Patrawala Indian National Congress
1995 Ashok Dhatrak Indian National Congress
1999 Marzban Patrawala Indian National Congress
2004 Annie Shekhar Indian National Congress
2009 Annie Shekhar Indian National Congress
2014 Raj K. Purohit Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 2009: Colaba
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Annie Shekhar 39,779 40.33
BJP Raj Purohit 31,722 32.16
MNS Arvind Gawde 22,756 23.07
Majority 8,057 8.17
Turnout 98,627
INC hold Swing

Assembly Elections 2014[edit]

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Colaba
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Raj Purohit 52,608 44.86 +11.70
Shiv Sena Pandurang Sakpal 28,821 24.57 N/A
INC Annie Shekar 20,410 17.40 -32.93
Majority 23,787 20.28 +12.11
Turnout 1,17,283
BJP gain from INC Swing +11.70

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 267. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 278.