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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.

constituency watch Updated: Mar 26, 2019 18:02 IST
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New Delhi
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People queue outside a polling station to cast their vote during the first phase of the Chhatisgarh assembly elections at Sukma district on Monday, November 12, 2018. The first phase of elections for 18 seats are spread across eight Maoist-affected districts with nearly one lakh security personnel deployed amid threats from Maoist who have called for boycott of the elections.(HT Photo)

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.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

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