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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jalna in Maharashtra has picked BJP candidate since 1996

The BJP has held the seat uninterrupted since 1996 Lok Sabha polls.

constituency watch Updated: Apr 19, 2019 15:49 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.(PTI/ Representative Image)

Jalna Lok Sabha constituency, one of the 48 in Maharashtra is a Bharatiya Janata Party stronghold

The BJP has held the seat uninterrupted since 1996 Lok Sabha polls.

Once considered a Congress bastion, theseat was won by the BJP’s

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao, who defeated Congress’s Autade Vilas Keshavrao by over two lakh votes.

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 Jalna Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jalna

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates: Autade Vilas Keshavrao (Congress), Danve Raosaheb Dadarao (BJP)

Sitting MP, Party: Danve Raosaheb Dadarao, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 206,798

Runner up name, party: Autade Vilas Keshavrao, Congress

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,851

Number of voters in 2014: 1,066,375

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 72%

Number of women voters: 469,900

First Published: Mar 18, 2019 22:35 IST