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Lok Sabha election 2019: Bhiwandi in Maharashtra polled more than 9000 NOTA votes in 2014

In the Lok Sabha elections held in 2009, Suresh Taware of the Congress emerged as the winner. Kapil Patil of the BJP wrested the seat in 2014 defeating Vishwanath Patil of the Congress.

constituency-watch Updated: Mar 19, 2019 10:31 IST

Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra polled more than 9000 NOTA  votes in 2014.
The Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra polled more than 9000 NOTA votes in 2014.(HT file photo)
         

Bhiwandi

This Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency came into existence in February 2008 following the recommendation of the Delimitation Commission of India.

In the Lok Sabha elections held in 2009, Suresh Taware of the Congress emerged as the winner. Kapil Patil of the BJP wrested the seat in 2014 defeating Vishwanath Patil of the Congress. More than 9000 votes were polled under NOTA.

Read: Lok Sabha election 2019 full coverage

Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.

Here’s all you need to know about Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bhiwandi

Sitting MP, Party: Kapil Moreshwar Patil, BJP

Winning margin: 109,450

Runner up name, party: Patil Vishwanath Ramchandra, Congress

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,990

Number of voters in 2014: 875,814

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 78%

Number of women voters: 372,570