Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai South Central in Maharashtra has been a Sena bastion
Mumbai South Central Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra has been a Sena stronghold with the party retaining the seat for 1991 to 2004.
In 2009 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress wrested the seat from the Shiv Sena but Sena won it back in 2014 with 15% vote swing in its favour.
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 South Central Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mumbai South Central
Voting date: April 29
Sitting MP, Party: Rahul Ramesh Shewale, Shiv Sena
Winning margin: 138,342
Runner up name, party: Eknath M. Gaikwad, Congress
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,582
Number of voters in 2014: 768,750
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 79%
Number of women voters: 344,539