Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP looks to retain Mumbai North East 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 19, 2019 17:25 IST
Mumbai North East constituency has changed its representative in almost all elections since 1980, alternating between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. Barring 2009, when it picked an NCP candidate.
This urban constituency has been earlier represented by leaders such as late Pramod Mahajan of the BJP and the late Gurdas Kamat of the Congress.
In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Kirit Somaya of the BJP defeated the 2009 winner Sanjay Dina Patil of the NCP.
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 Mumbai North East Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mumbai North East
Sitting MP, Party: Kirit Somaiya, BJP
Winning margin: 317,122
Runner up name, party: Sanjay Dina Patil, NCP
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,650
Number of voters in 2014: 862,522
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 83%
Number of women voters: 375,986
First Published: Mar 19, 2019 17:25 IST