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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Raigad in Maharashtra has stuck to Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent
Mar 20, 2019 06:43 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.

Raigad Lok Sabha constituency was created in 2008 as a part a delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies.

Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

One of the 48 seats of Maharashtra, the constituency first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament was Anant Geete of Shiv Sena who was also re-elected in the 2014 elections.

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Geete was later made the Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in the Union Cabinet.

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, more than 20,000 votes polled for NOTA.

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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.

Here’s all you need to know about Raigad Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Raigad

Voting date: April 23

Sitting MP, Party: Anant Geete, Shiv Sena

Winning margin: 2,110

Runner up name, party: Tatkare Sunil Dattatrey, NCP

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,119

Number of voters in 2014: 988,192

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 64%

Number of women voters: 502,180

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