Rajkot West

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Rajkot West Vidhan Sabha Constituency (રાજકોટ પશ્ચિમ વિધાનસભા બેઠક) is one of the 182 assembly constituency of Gujarat state of India. It is located in Rajkot district. This seat is totally dominated by urban voters. This seat came into existence after 2008 delimitation. Its current MLA is Gujarat's Chief Minister Shri Vijay bhai Rupani

List of segments[edit]

This assembly seat represents the following segments[1]

  1. Rajkot Taluka (Part) – Rajkot Municipal Corporation (Part) Ward No. – 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24.

Total number of voters[edit]

[2]

Election Polling Stations Male Voters Female Voters Others Total Voters
2014 265 148303 142828 5 291136

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election Member Party
1967 M. P. Jadeja Swatantra Party
1972 Pradummansinh Jadeja Indian National Congress
1975 Arvindbhai Maniyar Bharatiya Jan Sangh
1980 Manibhai Ranpara Indian National Congress (Indira)
1985 Vajubhai Vala Bharatiya Janata Party
1990
1995
1998
2002 (By Poll) Narendra Modi
2002 Vajubhai Vala
2007
2012
2014 (By Poll) Vijay Rupani
2017

Election Results[edit]

2017[edit]

Gujarat Legislative Assembly Election, 2017: Rajkot West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vijay Rupani 1,31,586 60.67 +4.47
INC Indranil Rajguru 77,831 35.89 -3.86
BSP Vijaybhai Somabhai Parmar 1,198 0.55 +0.55
Shiv Sena Ketan Mansukhbhai Chandarana 578 0.27 +0.27
Independent Rajendrakumar Shamjibhai Chauhan 509 0.23 +0.23
NOTA None of the Above 3,309 1.53 -0.63
Majority 53,755 24.78 +8.33
Turnout 2,16,883 68.48 +19.05
BJP hold Swing +4.47

2014[edit]

By-election, 2014: Rajkot Pashchim
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vijaykumar Ramniklal Rupani 81,092 56.20 +2.03
INC Jayantibhai Kalaria 57,352 39.75 +0.55
NCP Bhavesh Lokhil 1,027 0.71 +0.71
Independent Tejasbhai Anilbhai Trivedi 514 0.36 +0.36
Independent Imranbhai Ramjanbhai Kachara 373 0.26 +0.26
NOTA None of the Above 3,110 2.16 +2.16
Majority 23,740 16.45 +1.48
Turnout 1,44,282 49.43 -14.15
BJP hold Swing +2.03

2012[edit]

Gujarat Legislative Assembly Election, 2012: Rajkot West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala 90,405 54.17
INC Atul Rasikbhai Rajani 65,427 39.20
GPP Jaydeep Jayantibhai Makadia 5,194 3.11
IND. Sandipbhai Hargovindbhai Jivarajani 1,784 1.07
BSP Pravinbhai Damjibhai Sanchaniya 1,645 0.99
Majority 24,978 14.97
Turnout 1,66,891 63.58
BJP hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gujarat: Order No. 33: Table-A: Assembly Constituency and Their Extent" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Delimitation Commission of India. 12 December 2006. pp. 2–31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Parliament Constituency wise Electors, EPIC & Images Status : PC Election Roll ‐ 2014" (PDF). Ceo.gujarat.gov.in. Retrieved 13 December 2014.