Kothrud (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kothrud Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: कोथरुड विधानसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha (Assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in Western India. It is one of the twenty one constituencies of located in the Pune district and one of eight in Pune City. [1][2][3]

It is a part of the Pune (Lok Sabha constituency) along with five other assembly constituencies, viz Kasba Peth, Parvati, Pune Cantonment(SC), Shivajinagar, Vadgaon Sheri from Pune City.[4]

Kothrud Assembly Constituency came into existence by dividing Shivaji Nagar assembly constituency as well as dissolving Bhavani Peth constituency. It was not swing from Nationalist Congress Party to Shiv Sena. It is the strong hold of Shiv Sena. After division Kothrud won by Shiv Sena and Shivajinagar by Vinayak Nimhan, Indian National Congress.

Members of Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

2014 results[edit]

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Kothrud
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Medha Kulkarni 1,00,941 51.15 N/A
Shiv Sena Chandrakant Mokate 36,279 18.38 -15.26
NCP Baburao Chandere 28,179 14.28 +1.94
MNS Adv. Kishor Shinde 21,392 10.84 -18.14
INC Umesh Kandhare 6,713 3.40 N/A
BSP Arun Gaikwad 1,061 0.54 -0.48
PWP Madhav Dhanve-Patil 456 0.23 N/A
Independent Suhas Gajarmal 158 0.08 N/A
Independent Rahul Mhaske 141 0.07 N/A
Independent Dr. Somnath Pol 131 0.07 N/A
Independent Aatmaja Pankar 124 0.06 N/A
Independent Bapu Sasane 120 0.06 N/A
Independent Prasad Salunke 59 0.03 N/A
NOTA None of the above 1,583 0.80 N/A
Majority 64,662 32.77 +28.11
Turnout 1,97,337 57.45 +6.29
Registered electors 3,43,492
BJP gain from Shiv Sena Swing

2009 results[edit]

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 2009: Kothrud
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Chandrakant Mokate 52,055 33.64
MNS Adv. Kishor Shinde 44,841 28.98
Independent Deepak Mankar 22,853 14.77
NCP Anna Joshi 19,095 12.34
Independent Ujwal Keskar 10,000 6.46
BSP Raju Sanke 1,572 1.02
Independent Dr. Yashraj Parkhi 794 0.51
Independent Jaywant Dahibhate 705 0.46
ABHM Himani Savarkar 684 0.44
Independent Sunil Choudhari 672 0.43
RSPS Vijay Bodekar 453 0.29
Prabuddha Republican Party Pallavi Harshe 410 0.26
Independent Deepak Baladhe 239 0.15
Independent Manohar Borkar 198 0.13
Independent Abhangrao Hemant Bhagwat 182 0.12
Majority 5,414 4.66
Turnout 1,54,753 51.16
Shiv Sena win (new seat)

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