Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shirdi constituency in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By
Mar 20, 2019 06:24 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.

The Shirdi Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra was created in February 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Delimitation Commission of India recommendations.

In 2014 elections, Sadashiv Lokhande of the Shiv Sena emerged victorious, defeating Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure of the Congress by nearly 93,000 votes.(AFP)
In 2014 elections, Sadashiv Lokhande of the Shiv Sena emerged victorious, defeating Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure of the Congress by nearly 93,000 votes.(AFP)

Shirdi, one of the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Ahmednagar district, first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure of Shiv Sena.

In 2014 elections, Sadashiv Lokhande of the Shiv Sena emerged victorious, defeating Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure of the Congress by nearly 93,000 votes.

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

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

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Shirdi

Voting date: April 24

Sitting MP, Party: Lokhande Sadashiv Kisan, Shiv Sena

Winning margin: 199,922

Runner up name, party: Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure, Congress

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,635

Number of voters in 2014: 932,893

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 64%

Number of women voters: 412,416

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