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

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.[1]

Kothrud Assembly Constituency came into exitence by dividing Shivaji Nagar assembly constituency. It was not swing from NCP to Shivsena. It is the strong hold of Shivsena. After division Kothrud won by Shiv Sena and Shivajinagar by Vinayak Nimhan, ex sena man and now congress MLA.

Members of Assembly[edit]

  • 2009: Chandrakant Mokate, Shiv Sena
  • 2014: Medha Kulkarni, BJP

Election results[edit]

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Kothrud
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Shiv Sena Chandrakant Mokate 52,055 33.67
MNS Adv. Kishor Shinde 44,843 29.00
Independent Deepak Mankar 22,853 14.78
NCP Anna Joshi 19,095 12.35
Majority 7,212
Turnout 1,54,590
Shiv Sena win (new seat)


  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 14 January 2010.