Panchmahal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Panchmahal
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh Chauhan
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Gujarat
Total Electors 1,576,667[1]
Assembly Constituencies Thasra, Balasinor, Lunawada, Shehra, Morva Hadaf (ST), Godhra, and Kalol.

Panchmahal Lok Sabha constituency (Gujarati: પંચમહાલ લોકસભા મતવિસ્તાર) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian Parliament) constituencies in Gujarat, a state in western India. This constituency was created as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008.[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh Chauhan of the Bharatiya Janata Party. As of the latest elections in 2014, Chauhan represents this constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

As of 2014, Panchmahal Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[2]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
119 Thasra None
121 Balasinor None
122 Lunawada None
124 Shehra None
125 Morva Hadaf ST
126 Godhara None
127 Kaalol None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Panchmahal[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh Chauhan 282,079 46.50 N/A
INC Shankersinh Vaghela 279,998 46.15 N/A
LJP Kalim Shaikh 23,615 3.89 N/A
BSP Barot Prakashkumar Maneklal (Vakil) 10,637 1.75 N/A
Akhil Bartiya Manav Seva Dal Mansuri Mukhtyar Mohammad (Painter Lala) 10,328 1.70 N/A
Margin of victory 2,081 0.35 N/A
Turnout 606,657 42.62 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Panchmahal[1][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh Chauhan 508,274 54.45 +7.95
INC Ramsinh Parmar 337,678 36.17 -9.98
BSP Ramchandra Giri 15,956 1.71 -0.04
Independent Vankar Manilal Bhanabhai 11,375 1.22 N/A
Independent Mansuri Mukhatyar Mohammad (Panter M. Lala) 10,857 1.16 N/A
AAP Piyushkumar Dilipbhai Parmar 6,935 0.74 N/A
Independent Patel Pankajbhai Ravjibhai 5,426 0.58 N/A
Independent Chavada Harishchandrasinh Prabhatsinh 3,751 0.40 N/A
Independent S. N. Chavada (Chavada Vakil) 2,401 0.26 N/A
SP Shaikh Kalim Abdullatif 1,993 0.21 N/A
Independent Gora Shoeb Mohmadhanif 1,497 0.16 N/A
JD(U) Shaikh Majitmiya Jivamiya 1,337 0.14 N/A
NOTA None of the above 25,981 2.78 N/A
Margin of victory 170,596 18.28 +17.93
Turnout 933,461 59.20 +16.58
BJP hold Swing

References[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 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 148. 
  3. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 44–45. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Panchmahal". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. 

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