Lok Sabha election 2019: Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg constituency in Maharashtra
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.Updated: Mar 26, 2019 18:02 IST
The Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency first held elections in 2009 and its first member of Parliament was Nilesh Rane of the Congress.
In 2014 elections, Vinayak Raut of Shiv Sena defeated Nilesh Rane by 1.5 lakh votes.
This time Vinayak Raut will take on Congress’s Navinchandra Bandivadekar.
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 Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg
Voting date: April 23
Sitting MP, Party: Vinayak Bhaurao Raut, Shiv Sena
Winning margin: 150,051
Runner up name, party: Nilesh Narayan Rane, Congress
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,903
Number of voters in 2014: 896,409
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 65.55%
Number of women voters: 451,892
First Published: Mar 26, 2019 18:02 IST