Lok Sabha elections 2019: Maharashtra’ Hatkanangle, a constituency that has had a rebirth
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.Updated: Apr 19, 2019 15:29 IST
Hatkanangle Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra. This constituency was dissolved as a part of the implementation of delimitation in 1976 and again came into existence in 2008 as a part another delimitation exercise. Vidhan Sabha segments from Sangli and Kolhapur districts form this new constituency.
After delimitation in 2006, the seat was called Ichalkaranji Lok Sabha constituency but was back to Hatkanangle in 2008.
In its new avatar, the constituency has been represented by Raju Shetti of the Swabhimani Paksha. Shetti defeated NCP’s Nivedita Mane in 2009 and Awade Kallappa Baburao of the Congress in 2014
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 Hatkanangle Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Hatkanangle
Voting date: April 23
2019 candidates: Dhairyasheel Sambhajirao Mane (Shiv Sena) Raju Anna Shetti (Swabhimani Paksha)
Sitting MP, Party: Raju Shetty, Swabhimani Paksha
Winning margin: 177,810
Runner up name, party: Awade Kallappa Baburao, Congress
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,743
Number of voters in 2014: 1,190,332
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 73%
Number of women voters: 557,224