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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Will Shiv Sena maintain hold over Mumbai North West 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.

constituency watch Updated: Mar 19, 2019 17:21 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,Mumbai North West Profile,Maharashtra General Elections 2019
Dumka , Jharkhand, INDIA – December 20: Voters queue waiting to cast their votes on 5th phase election of Jharkhand assembly poll for Santhal Praganna at a polling booth in Dumka on Saturday December 20, 2014.(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai North West constituency has been earlier represented by filmstar-turned-politician Sunil Dutt and his daughter Priya Dutt.

Gurdas Kamat of the Congress won the seat in 2009 but lost to Shiv Sena in 2014 when the constituency saw a 12% vote swing in favour of the Shiv Sena. Nearly 11,000 votes were polled in favour of NOTA.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

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 Mumbai North West Lok Sabha constituency:

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mumbai North West

Sitting MP, Party: Gajanan Chandrakant Kirtikar, Shiv Sena

Winning margin: 183,028

Runner up name, party: Kamat Gurudas Vasant, Congress

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,689

Number of voters in 2014: 897,871

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 84%

Number of women voters: 392,326

First Published: Mar 19, 2019 17:21 IST