Rajkot (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Rajkot Lok Sabha constituency (Gujarati: રાજકોટ લોકસભા મતવિસ્તાર) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Rajkot Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
66 Tankara None
67 Wankaner None
68 Rajkot Purva None
69 Rajkot West None
70 Rajkot Dakshin None
71 Rajkot Gramya SC
72 Jasdan None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1952 Himmatsinhji Indian National Congress
Khandubhai Kasanji Desai Indian National Congress
1962 U. N. Dhebar Swatantra Party
1967 Minocher Rustom Masani Swatantra Party
1971 Ghanshyambhai Oza Indian National Congress
1977 Keshubhai Patel Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Ramjibhai Mavani Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Ramaben Patel Indian National Congress
1989 Shivlal Vekaria Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 Shivlal Vekaria Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Vallabhbhai Kathiria Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Vallabhbhai Kathiria Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Vallabhbhai Kathiria Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Vallabhbhai Kathiria Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Kuvarjibhai Bavalia Indian National Congress
2014 Mohanbhai Kundariya Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Mohanbhai Kundariya Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Elections 2004[2][edit]

2004 Indian general elections: Rajkot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vallabhbhai Kathiria 3,20,604 59.52
NCP Bachubhai Manvar 1,76,634 32.79
BSP Karanbhai Maldhari 22,666 4.20
Majority 1,43,970 26.73
Turnout 5,38,630 32.64
BJP gain from NCP Swing

General Elections 2009[3][edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Rajkot[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Kunvarjibhai Bavaliya 3,07,434 47.34
BJP Kirankumar Patel 2,82,742 43.54
BSP Daleechandbhai Dhedhi Patel 14,653 2.26
Majority 24,735 3.80
Turnout 6,59,606 39.73
INC gain from BJP Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Rajkot [6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Mohanbhai Kundariya 6,21,524 58.80 +15.26
INC Kunvarjibhai Bavaliya 3,75,096 35.48 -11.86
BSP Jivanbhai Parmar 12,653 1.20 -1.06
NOTA None of the Above 18,249 1.73 N/A
Majority 2,46,428 23.31 +19.51
Turnout 10,57,069 63.59 +23.86
BJP gain from INC Swing +15.26

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliament Constituency wise Electors Detail, Polling Stations & EPIC - Loksabha Election 2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-16.
  2. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/LS_2004/Vol_I_LS_2004.pdf
  3. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/archiveofge2009/Stats/VOLI/25_ConstituencyWiseDetailedResult.pdf
  4. ^ CEO Gujarat. Contesting Candidates LS2014
  5. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI.
  6. ^ CEO Gujarat. Contesting Candidates LS2014
  7. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI.