Shahada (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Shahada Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: शहादा विधान सभा मतदारसंघ) (formerly, Shahade) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency is located in the Nandurbar district and it is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes.[1]

It is part of the Nandurbar Lok Sabha constituency along with another five Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Navapur, Nandurbar and Akkalkuwa in the Nandurbar district and Sakri and Shirpur in the Dhule district.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly elections 2009[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections, 2009: Shahada
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Padmakar Valvi 51,222 35.4
Shiv Sena Udesingh Kocharu Padvi 38,635 26.7
Majority 12,587 8.7
Turnout 144,563 56.2
INC gain from BJP Swing

Assembly Elections 2014[edit]

Maharashtra state assembly elections, 2014: Shahada
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Udesingh Kocharu Padvi 58,556 31.38
INC Padmakar Valvi 57,837 30.99
Shiv Sena Suresh Naik 6,645 3.56
NCP Rajendrakumar Gavit 46,966 25.17
CPI(M) Jaysingh Mali 2,893 1.55
MNS Kisan Pawar 4,410 2.36
Majority 719 0.38
Turnout 186,613 66.2
BJP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 29 October 2014.