Lok Sabha elections 2019: Maharashtra’ Hatkanangle, a constituency that has had a rebirth

Updated on Apr 19, 2019 03:29 PM IST

Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.

Homeless voters show their inked fingers after casting their votes for Lok Sabha elections, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.(Hindustan Times)
Homeless voters show their inked fingers after casting their votes for Lok Sabha elections, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.(Hindustan Times)
ByHT Correspondent

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.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

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

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