Lok Sabha elections 2019: Thane constituency in Maharashtra

Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) to people near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) to people near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 20, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

The Thane Lok Sabha constituency, one of Maharashtra’s 48 seats, comprises six Assembly segments.

The district has 60 lakh voters, with 340 belonging to the third gender and 3,883 differently-abled. The district will have 6,488 polling centres and some may require auxiliary centres too.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

A team of 718 police officers and 8,360 personnel will be deployed on the polling day. Seventy-two flying squads and 21 video-monitoring teams will keep an eye on Thane, which will vote in the Lok Sabha elections on April 29.

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 Thane Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Thane

Sitting MP, Party: Vichare Rajan Baburao, Shiv Sena

Winning margin: 281,299

Runner up name, party: Sanjeev Ganesh Naik, NCP

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,197

Number of voters in 2014: 1,054,575

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 81%

Number of women voters: 463,000

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