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]

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Shahada
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Padmakar Valvi 51,222
Shiv Sena Udesingh Padvi 38,635
Majority 12,587

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 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
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.