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Lok Sabha election 2019: Madha constituency in Maharashtra is an NCP bastion

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 15:51 IST
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A view of an EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs and VVPATs to people.
A view of an EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs and VVPATs to people.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
         

Madha Lok Sabha constituency, one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra, was created on February 19, 2008. It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of Parliament (MP) was Sharad Pawar of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

Currently, the seat is held by the NCP’s Vijaysinh Mohite–Patil.

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 Madha Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Madha

Voting date: April 23

2019 candidates: Ranjeetsinha Hindurao Naik-Nimbalkar (BJP), Sanjaymama Vitthalrao Shinde (NCP)

Sitting MP, Party: Mohite Patil Vijaysinh Shankarrao, Nationalist Congress Party

Winning margin: 25,344

Runner up name, party: Sadabhau Ramchandra Khot, Swabhimani Paksha

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,922

Number of voters in 2014: 1,080,167

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 62%

Number of women voters: 483,993

First Published: Mar 26, 2019 17:52 IST

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