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