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.Updated: Mar 19, 2019 17:21 IST
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.
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