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.Updated: Apr 16, 2019 14:22 IST
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
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