Polling officers check collect electronic voting machines ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019.(PTI file photo)
Polling officers check collect electronic voting machines ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019.(PTI file photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Wardha constituency in Maharashtra

The constituency comprises six Assembly segments –Dhamangaon Railway, Morshi, Arvi, Deoli, Hinganghat and Wardha.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 09:36 AM IST

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.

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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

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