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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Banaskantha

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary defeated Joitabhai Kasnabhai Patel of the Congress party in the 2014 Lok Sabha election to win the general seat.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 16, 2019 12:57 IST
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Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
         

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary of the Bharatiya Janata Party is the current member of Parliament from Banaskantha Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat.

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary defeated Joitabhai Kasnabhai Patel of the Congress party in the 2014 Lok Sabha election to win the general seat. Chaudhary had also won in the by-poll held in 2013 against Congress’ Krishnaben Mukeshkumar Gadhvi, the wife of Mukeshbhai Gadhvi the sitting MP who died in office that year.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Banaskantha

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates:Parbatbhai Patel (BJP), Parthibhai Galbabhai Bhatol (Congress)

Sitting MP, Party: Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 202,334

Runner up name, party: Joitabhai Kasnabhai Patel, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 886,634

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 58.50%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,755

Number of women voters: 719,587

First Published: Mar 29, 2019 18:26 IST