Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai South Central in Maharashtra has been a Sena bastion

Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
Dumka , Jharkhand, INDIA – December 20: Voters queue waiting to cast their votes on 5th phase election of Jharkhand assembly poll for Santhal Praganna at a polling booth in Dumka on Saturday December 20, 2014-(Photo--Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Dumka , Jharkhand, INDIA – December 20: Voters queue waiting to cast their votes on 5th phase election of Jharkhand assembly poll for Santhal Praganna at a polling booth in Dumka on Saturday December 20, 2014-(Photo--Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 20, 2019 06:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

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.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

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

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