Shirdi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shirdi
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Sadashiv Lokhande
Party Shiv Sena
Elected Year 2014
State Maharashtra
Total Electors 1,459,712[1]
Most Successful Party Shiv Sena (2 times)
Assembly Constituencies Akole (ST), Sangamner, Shirdi, Kopargaon, Shrirampur (SC), and Nevasa.[2]

Shirdi Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: शिर्डी 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] This constituency is one of the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Ahmednagar district.[4] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure of Shiv Sena. As of the 2014 elections, its current MP is Sadashiv Lokhande also of Shiv Sena.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Shirdi Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

  1. Akole (ST)
  2. Sangamner
  3. Shirdi
  4. Kopargaon
  5. Shrirampur (SC)
  6. Nevasa

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 Shiv Sena  

Election Member Party
2009 Bhausaheb Wakchaure Shiv Sena
2014 Sadashiv Lokhande Shiv Sena

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

General election, 2009: Shirdi[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Bhausaheb Wakchaure 359,921 54.21 N/A
RPI(A) Ramdas Athawale 227,170 34.22 N/A
Independent Premanand Rupawate 22,787 3.43 N/A
BSP Kacharu Nagu Waghmare 8,408 1.27 N/A
Independent Sandip Bhaskar Gholap 7,874 1.19 N/A
Independent Vairagar Sudhir Natha 6,326 0.95 N/A
Independent Wagh Gangadhar Radhaji 6,295 0.95 N/A
KM Dhotre Suchit Chintaman 6,052 0.91 N/A
Independent Londhe Sharad Laxman 4,626 0.70 N/A
Independent Bagul Balu Dasharath 2,249 0.34 N/A
Independent Rakshe Annasaheb Eknath 2,040 0.31 N/A
Independent Adhagale Rajendra Namdeo 1,923 0.29 N/A
Independent Medhe Prafullakumar Muralidhar 1,889 0.28 N/A
Independent Kamble Ramesh Ankush 1,690 0.25 N/A
Independent Gaikwad Appasaheb Gangadhar 1,584 0.24 N/A
Prabuddha Republican Party Satish Balasaheb Palghadmal 1,567 0.24 N/A
Independent Sable Anil Damodar 1,480 0.22 N/A
Margin of victory 132,751 19.99 N/A
Turnout 663,881 50.37 N/A
Shiv Sena win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

General election, 2014: Shirdi[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Sadashiv Lokhande 532,936 57.14 +2.93
INC Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure 333,014 35.71 N/A
AAP Nitin Udmale 11,580 1.24 N/A
BSP Mahendra Dadasaheb Shinde 10,381 1.11 -0.16
BMP Santosh Madhukar Roham 9,296 1.00 N/A
Independent Shende Ravindra Vitthal 4,728 0.51 N/A
Independent Bagul Balasaheb Dashrath 4,319 0.46 +0.12
BBM Raghunath Ramji Makasare 3,193 0.34 N/A
Independent Sayaji Shankar Kharat 2,954 0.32 N/A
Independent Wagh Gangadhar Radhaji 2,874 0.31 -0.64
The Lok Party of India Pawar Vijay Banderao 2,334 0.25 N/A
Independent Gholap Sandeep Bhaskar 2,229 0.24 N/A
Independent Uddhavrao Balwant Gaikwad 1,499 0.16 N/A
Lok Bharati Sarode Popat Rambhau 1,429 0.15 N/A
Margin of victory 199,922 21.43 +1.44
Turnout 932,645 63.89 +13.52
Shiv Sena hold Swing

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. ^ Yadav, Radheshyam (3 March 2009). "Delimitation to set new equations". The Times of India. 
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 98–99. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Maharashtra - Shirdi". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.