Palghar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Palghar
Existence 2008–present
Reservation Scheduled Tribes
Current MP Chintaman Vanga
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Maharashtra
Total Electors 1,578,077[1]
Assembly Constituencies Dahanu, Vikramgad, Palghar, Boisar, Nalasopara, and Vasai.[2]

Palghar Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: पालघर लोकसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency was created on 19 February 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted on 12 July 2002.[2][3] The seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Baliram Sukur Jadhav of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi. As of the 2014 election, Chintaman Vanaga of the Bharatiya Janata Party represents this constituency in the Lok Sabha.

Assembly segments[edit]

Palghar Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

Constituency number Reserved for (SC/ST/None) Name Name of incumbent MLA Party
128 ST Dahanu Paskal Dhanare BJP
129 ST Vikramgad Vishnu Savara BJP
130 ST Palghar Amit Ghoda [4] Shiv Sena
131 ST Boisar Vilas Tare BVA
132 None Nalasopara Kshitij Thakur BVA
133 None Vasai Hitendra Thakur BVA

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 Bahujan Vikas Aghadi    BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Baliram Jadhav Bahujan Vikas Aghadi
2014 Adv. Chintaman Vanaga Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Palghar[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Jadhav 223,234 30.47
BJP Chintaman Vanga 210,875 28.78
INC Damodar Shingada 160,570 21.92
CPI(M) Lahanu Kom 92,224 12.59
Independent Pandurang Jethya Paradhi 20,363 2.78
BSP Dalavi Bhaskar Ladku 9,741 1.33
Independent Kashiram Mahadu Dhondaga 7,968 1.09
BBM Chandrakant Balu Phupane 7,613 1.04
Margin of victory 12,360 1.68
Turnout 732,587 48.10
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Palghar[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Chintaman Vanaga 533,201 53.72 +24.94
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Jadhav 293,681 29.59 -0.88
CPI(M) Kharpade Ladkya Rupa 76,890 7.75 -4.84
AAP Pandurang Jethya Pardhi 16,182 1.63 N/A
Independent Haribhau Soma Vartha 12,974 1.31 N/A
BMP Dilip Atmaram Dumada 10,742 1.08 N/A
BSP Gavari Shyam Anant 8,176 0.82 -0.51
Independent Sachin Damodar Shingda 7,957 0.80 N/A
BBM Mohan Barku Guhe 6,691 0.67 -0.37
Independent Kashinath Laxman Kokera 4,327 0.44 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 21,797 2.20 N/A
Margin of victory 239,520 24.13 +22.45
Turnout 992,618 62.90 +14.80
BJP gain from Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Swing +24.50

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Delimitation Commission of India Notification" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra. p. 24. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. 20 February 2008. 
  4. ^ "Shiv Sena Retains Palghar Assembly Seat". 
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 90–91. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Maharashtra - Palghar". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.