Surat (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Surat
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Darshana Jardosh
Party BJP
Elected Year 2014
State Gujarat
Total Electors 1,420,969[1]
Assembly Constituencies Olpad
Surat East
Surat North
Varachha Road
Karanj
Katargam
Surat West

Surat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat. Veteran BJP strongman Kashiram Rana has been an MP from this seat for 6 terms. Surat was also the constituency of the 7th Prime Minister of India Morarji Desai, who has been an MP for this constituency for 5 terms. Surat has elected BJP leaders as MP since 1989 with overwhelming margins.

Assembly Segments[edit]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
155 Olpad None
159 Surat Purva None
160 Surat Uttar None
161 Varachha Marg None
162 Karanj None
166 Katargam None
167 Surat Pashchim None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Name Portrait Election Year Political party
Nanabhai Desai 1951 Indian National Congress
Morarji Desai Morarji Desai (portrait).png 1957
1962
1967
1971 Indian National Congress (Organization)
1977 Janata Party
C. D. Patel 1980 Indian National Congress
1984
Kashiram Rana Kashiram Rana.jpg 1989 Bharatiya Janata Party
1991
1996
1998
1999
2004
Darshana Jardosh 2009
2014

Past Elections[edit]

2014 General Elections[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Darshana Vikram Jardosh 7,18,412 75.75 +23.30
INC Naishadhbhai Bhupatbhai Desai 1,85,222 19.53 -22.17
AAP Mohanbhai Budhabhai Patel 18,877 1.99 +1.99
BSP Omprakash Anandiprasad Srivastav 6,346 0.67 N/A
Independent Mukeshbhai Lavjibhai Ambaliya 2,695 0.28 N/A
NOTA None of the above 10,936 1.15 +1.15
Majority 5,33,190 56.22 +45.47
Turnout 9,47,922 63.87 +14.86
BJP hold Swing +23.30

2009 General Elections[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Darshana Vikram Jardosh 3,64,947 52.45
INC Dhirubhai Haribhai Gajera 2,90,149 41.70
MJP Fakirbhai Chauhan 15,519 2.23
BSP Ajaykumar Dineshbhai Patel 4,858 0.70
Independent Mohd. Aiyub Abdul Raheman Shaikh 4,678 0.67
Majority 74,798 10.75
Turnout 6,95,796 48.96
BJP hold Swing

2004 General Elections[edit]

Indian general elections, 2004: Surat [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 5,08,076 56.69
INC Chandravadan Chhotubhai Pithawala 3,57,513 39.89
Majority 1,50,563 16.80
BJP hold Swing

1999 General Elections[edit]

Indian general elections, 1999: Surat[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 4,23,773 68.82
INC Rupin Rameshchandra Pachchigar 1,74,576 28.35
Majority 2,49,197 40.47
BJP hold Swing

1998 General Elections [4][edit]

Indian general elections, 1998: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 5,64,601 65.16
INC Thakorbhai Naik 2,60,579 30.07
Majority 3,04,022 35.09
BJP hold Swing

1996 General Elections[5][edit]

Indian general elections, 1996: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 3,76,933 61.07
INC Manubhai Kotadia 2,01,672 32.68
Majority 1,75,261 28.39
BJP hold Swing

1991 General Elections[6][edit]

Indian general elections, 1991: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 3,36,285 56.24
INC Sahdev Bherabhai Chaudhary 2,29,931 38.46
Majority 1,06,354 17.78
BJP hold Swing

1989 General Elections [7][edit]

Indian general elections, 1989: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kashiram Rana 4,28,465 62.75
INC C. D. Patel 2,34,434 34.33
Majority 1,94,031 28.42
BJP gain from INC Swing

1984 General Elections[8][edit]

Indian general elections, 1984: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Chhaganbhai Devabhai Patel 2,86,928 53.71
BJP Kashiram Chhabildas Rana 2,36,253 44.23
Majority 50,675 9.48
INC hold Swing

1980 General Elections[9][edit]

Indian general elections, 1980: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC(I) C. D. Patel 2,34,263
Janata Party Ashok Mehta 2,07,602
Majority 26,661
INC(I) gain from Janata Party Swing

1977 General Elections[10][edit]

Indian general elections, 1977: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Janata Party Morarji Desai 2,06,206 52.46
INC Jashvantsinh Chauhan 1,84,746 47.00
Majority 21,460 5.46
Janata Party hold Swing

1971 General Elections[11][edit]

Indian general elections, 1971: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NCO Morarji Desai 1,70,321
INC Gordhandas Chokhawala 1,38,797
Majority 31,524
NCO gain from INC(I) Swing

1967 General Elections [12][edit]

Indian general elections, 1967: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Morarji Desai 1,63,836
Independent Jashvantsinh Chauhan 40,928
Majority 1,22,908
INC hold Swing

1962 General Elections [13][edit]

Indian general elections, 1962: Surat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Morarji Desai 1,65,225
Independent Jashvantsinh Chauhan 66,194
Majority 99,031
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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