Kachchh (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kachchh Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Kutch Lok Sabha constituency) (Gujarati: કચ્છ લોકસભા મતવિસ્તાર) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Kachchh Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven assembly segments. These are:[1]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
1 Abdasa None
2 Mandvi None
3 Bhuj None
4 Anjar None
5 Gandhidham SC
6 Rapar None
65 Morbi None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 Swatantra Party    INC    Janata Party    INC(I)    BJP  

Election Member Party
1962 Himmatsinghji Swatantra Party
1971 Mahipatrai Mehta Indian National Congress
1977 Anant Dave Janata Party
1980 Mahipatrai Mehta Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Usha Thakkar Indian National Congress
1989 Babubhai Shah Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 Harilal Nanji Patel Indian National Congress
1996 Pushpdan Gadhavi Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Pushpdan Gadhavi Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Pushpdan Gadhavi Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Pushpdan Gadhavi Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Poonamben Jat Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Vinod Chavda Bharatiya Janata Party

General Elections 2009[edit]

[2]

Indian general elections, 2009: Kachchh[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Poonamben Veljibhai Jat 285,225 50.58
INC Valjibhai Danicha 213,921 37.94
Independent Hiraben Vanzara 15,881 2.82
Majority 71,343 12.64
Turnout 564,008 42.54
BJP hold Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Kachchh[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Vinod Chavda 5,62,855 59.48 +8.90
INC Dr. Dinesh Parmar 3,08,373 32.59 -5.35
BSP Kamalbhai Matang 21,230 2.24 +0.55
NOTA None of the Above 16,879 1.78 ---
Majority 2,54,482 26.89 +14.25
Turnout 9,00,381 63.38 +18.65
BJP hold Swing +6.23

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See also[edit]

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