Palghar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence2008–present
ReservationScheduled Tribes
Current MPRajendra Gavit
PartyShiv Sena
Elected Year2019
StateMaharashtra
Total Electors17,31,077[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesDahanu, Vikramgad, Palghar, Boisar, Nalasopara, and Vasai.[2]

Palghar Lok Sabha constituency 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 represented this constituency in the Lok Sabha. After sudden demise of Chintaman Vanaga, Bharatiya Janata Party gave ticket to Rajendra Gavit for by-elections.

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 Vinod Nikole CPM
129 ST Vikramgad Sunil Bhusara Nationalist Congress Party
130 ST Palghar Shrinivas Vanga Shiv Sena
131 ST Boisar Rajesh Patil 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
Until 2008 Seat did not exist
2009 Baliram Jadhav Bahujan Vikas Aghadi
2014 Chintaman Vanaga Bharatiya Janata Party
2018 (By Poll) Rajendra Gavit Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Rajendra Gavit Shiv Sena

Election Results[edit]

General Election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Palghar[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Jadhav 2,23,234 30.47
BJP Chintaman Vanaga 2,10,875 28.78
INC Damodar Shingada 1,60,570 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 7,32,587 48.10
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi win (new seat)

General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Palghar[1][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Chintaman Vanaga 5,33,201 53.72 +24.94
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Jadhav 2,93,681 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 2,39,520 24.13 +22.45
Turnout 9,92,618 62.90 +14.80
BJP gain from Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Swing +12.91

By Election 2018[edit]

By Election, 2018: Palghar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Rajendra Dhedya Gavit 2,72,782 30.76 -22.96
Shiv Sena Shrinivas Chintaman Vanaga 2,43,210 27.42
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Sukur Jadhav 2,22,838 25.13 -4.46
CPI (M) Kiran Raja Gahala 71,887 8.11 +0.36
INC Damodar Barku Shingada 47,714 5.38
NOTA None of the Above 16,884 1.90 -0.30
Margin of victory 29,572 3.34
Turnout 8,86,869 51.23
BJP hold Swing

General elections 2019[edit]

General election, 2019: Palghar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Rajendra Dhedya Gavit 5,80,479 48.3
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi Baliram Jadhav 4,91,596 40.9
VBA Suresh Padavi 13,728 1.14
NOTA None of the Above 29,479 2.45
Majority 88,883
Turnout 12,02,197 63.76
Shiv Sena gain from BJP Swing

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. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Maharashtra - Palghar". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.

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