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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shirur in Maharashtra has been been with Sena past 15 years

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

constituency watch Updated: Mar 20, 2019 18:32 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

Shirur Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra is currently held by Shiv Sena’s Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil. He was elected for the third consecutive term in 2014.

Hoping to break the Sena’s hold over the seat, this time the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has fielded Marathi actor Dr Amol Kolhe against him.

Nearly 12,000 people had opted for NOTA in the 2014 general elections.

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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Shirur will vote on April 29.

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

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Shirur

Voting date: April 29

Sitting MP, Party: Adhalrao Shivaji Dattatrey, Shiv Sena

Winning margin: 301,814

Runner up name, party: Nikam Devdatta Jaywant, NCP

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,013

Number of voters in 2014: 1,089,573

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 60%

Number of women voters: 475,678

First Published: Mar 20, 2019 18:32 IST