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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Gandhinagar

LK Advani defeated the Congress’ Kiritbhai Ishvarbhai Patel in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

constituency watch Updated: Apr 16, 2019 14:12 IST
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GANDHINAGAR Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,GANDHINAGAR Profile,Gujarat General Elections 2019
New Delhi, India - March 27, 2019: Election Commission officials give a demonstration of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines that will be used in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at Daryaganj, in Delhi, India, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

The BJP has been the most successful party in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha and has won the seat in nine out of the 14 elections held as of 2014, when senior leader LK Advani grabbed it.

LK Advani defeated the Congress’ Kiritbhai Ishvarbhai Patel in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Advani has been the MP from Gandhinagar since 1998.

This time the BJP has fielded party chief Amit Shah from this constituency, which was won by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1996.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Gandhinagar

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates: Amit Shah (BJP), Dr. CJ Chavda (Congress), Jayendra Karshanbhai Rathod (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: LK Advani, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 483,121

Runner up name, party: Kiritbhai Ishvarbhai Patel, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,135,495

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 65.49%

Number of polling booths in 2014:

Number of women voters: 833,228

First Published: Mar 29, 2019 18:40 IST