Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Vinayak Raut
Party Shiv Sena
Elected Year 2014
State Maharashtra
Total Electors 1,367,361[1]
Assembly Constituencies Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Rajapur, Kankavli, Kudal, and Sawantwadi[2]

Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: रत्नागिरी-सिंधुदुर्ग 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] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Nilesh Rane of the Indian National Congress. As of the 2014 elections, its current MP is Vinayak Raut of Shiv Sena.

Assembly segments[edit]

At present, Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

  1. Chiplun
  2. Ratnagiri
  3. Rajapur
  4. Kankavli
  5. Kudal
  6. Sawantwadi

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 INC    Shiv Sena  

Election Member Party
2009 Nilesh Rane Indian National Congress
2014 Vinayak Raut Shiv Sena

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Nilesh Rane 353,915 49.24
Shiv Sena Suresh Prabhu 307,165 42.74
Independent Surendra Borkar 18,858 2.62
BSP Jayendra Parulekar 15,469 2.15
Kranti Kari Jai Hind Sena Ajay Alias Aaba Dada Jadhav 7,405 1.03
BBM Siraj Abdulla Kauchali 6,587 0.92
Independent Khalape Akbar Mahammad 4,516 0.63
ABHM Vilasrao Khanvilkar 2,448 0.34
RSPS Rajesh Purushottam Surve 2,358 0.33
Margin of victory 46,750 6.50
Turnout 718,721 57.39
INC win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg[1][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Vinayak Raut 493,088 55.02 +12.28
INC Nilesh Rane 343,037 38.27 -10.97
BSP Aayre Rajendra Lahu 13,088 1.46 -0.69
AAP Abhijit Shriram Hegshetye 12,700 1.42 N/A
Independent Sunil Alias Yashwant Vasant Pednekar 7,328 0.82 N/A
Independent Arun Harishchandra Manjrekar 5,999 0.67 N/A
SP Dipak Dattaram Nevgi 2,904 0.32 N/A
Independent Ajinkya Dhondu Gawade 2,332 0.26 N/A
BMP Birje Yashwant Anant 1,992 0.22 N/A
ABHM Vinod Sawant 1,395 0.16 -0.18
NOTA None of the above 12,393 1.38 N/A
Margin of victory 150,051 16.75 +10.25
Turnout 896,256 65.55 +8.16
Shiv Sena gain from INC Swing +12.28

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. 25. 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. p. 102. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Maharashtra – Ratnagiri–Sindhudurg". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.