Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Patan

Updated on Apr 16, 2019 03:06 PM IST

Liladharbhai Vaghela won against the Congress party’s Bhavsinh Rathod in the last Lok Sabha election held in 2014.

Kolkata, India - March 19, 2019: Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) to people near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Kolkata, India - March 19, 2019: Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) to people near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Liladharbhai Vaghela of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the sitting member of Parliament from Patan Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat.

Liladharbhai Vaghela won against the Congress party’s Bhavsinh Rathod in the last Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Before that, Jagdish Thakor of the Congress held the seat from 2009.

Patan constituency includes seven assembly segments – Vadgam which is reserved for members of the Scheduled Castes, Kankrej, Radhanpur, Chanasma, Patan, Sidhpur and Kheralu.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Patan

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates: Jagdish Thakor (Congress), Dabhi Bharatsinhji Shankarji (BJP) and Surajkumar Mahendrabhai Parmar (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: Liladharbhai Vaghela, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 138,719

Runner up name, party: Bhavsinh Rathod, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 955,799

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 58.69%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,830

Number of women voters: 782,446

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