Lok Sabha elections 2019: Wardha constituency in Maharashtra
The Wardha Lok Sabha constituency, one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra¸ is spread over Amravati and Wardha districts.
The constituency comprises six Assembly segments –Dhamangaon Railway, Morshi, Arvi, Deoli, Hinganghat and Wardha.
The voters have been alternating between the BJP and Congress candidates since 2004 and all eyes are on the seat to see who they will pick this times.
Ramdas Chandrabhanji Tadas of the BJP defeated the Congress candidate by over two lakh votes in 2014 and in 2009 Congress’s Datta Meghe had emerged the winner.
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Wardha
2019 candidates: Shri Ramdas Chandrabhanji Tadas (BJP), Adv. Charulata Khajashigh Tokas (Congress)
Date of polling: April 11
Sitting MP, Party: Ramdas Chandrabhanji Tadas, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 215,783
Runner up name, party: Meghe Sagar Dattatraya, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,013,608
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,933
Number of women voters: 458,787