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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.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 19, 2019 15:15 IST
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A view of an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT), at DM office, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The members of the federation of association of apartment owners will request contesting candidates to give affidavits which will include time line of the works which the candidate promises in their area.
A view of an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT), at DM office, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The members of the federation of association of apartment owners will request contesting candidates to give affidavits which will include time line of the works which the candidate promises in their area. (Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
         

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.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

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