Lok Sabha election 2019: Kolhapur constituency in Maharashtra saw a NCP-Sena contest last time
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.Updated: Apr 19, 2019 15:15 IST
The Kolhapur Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra is represented by Dhananjay Bhimrao Mahadik of the Nationalist Congress Party.
Mahadik defeated Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Sadashiv Mandalik by around 33,000 votes.
Sanjay Sadashiv Mandalik had contested and won as an Independent candidate in 2009.
Kolhapur, which comprises six assembly segments, polled 7000 votes in favour of NOTA in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
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 Kolhapur Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Kolhapur
Voting date: April 23
2019 candidates: Dhananjay Mahadik (NCP), Sanjay Sadashivrao Mandlik (Shiv Sena)
Sitting MP, Party: Dhananjay Bhimrao Mahadik, NCP
Winning margin: 33,259
Runner up name, party: Sanjay Sadashiv Mandalik, Shiv Sena
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,997
Number of voters in 2014: 1,261,018
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 72%
Number of women voters: 595,991