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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Jamnagar

Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam won against Congress leader Ahir Vikrambhai Arjanbhai Madam in the last general election from this general seat.

constituency watch Updated: Apr 16, 2019 14:22 IST
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JAMNAGAR Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,JAMNAGAR Profile,Gujarat General Elections 2019
New Delhi, India - April 10, 2014: Homeless voters show their inked fingers after casting their votes for Lok Sabha elections, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Photo by Raj K Raj / HT Archive)(Hindustan Times)

Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam became the first woman to win Gujarat’s Jamnagar Lok Sabha seat when she defeated the Congress candidate in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam won against Congress leader Ahir Vikrambhai Arjanbhai Madam in the last general election from this general seat. Madam was the winner in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll.

All 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat will vote on April 23, the third round of seven-phase elections

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jamnagar

Date of polling: April 23

2019 candidates: Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam (BJP), Murubhai Kandoriya Ahir (Congress)

Sitting MP, Party: Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 175,289

Runner up name, party: Ahir Vikrambhai Arjanbhai Madam, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 852,643

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 57.97%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,665

Number of women voters: 699,948

First Published: Mar 29, 2019 19:00 IST