Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ahmednagar constituency in Maharashtra
Long considered a Congress bastion, Ahmednagar Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra is held by the Bharatiya Janata Party since 2009.
The Congress had won the seat uninterrupted from 1952 to 1996.
In the 1998 Lok Sabha elections, Shiv Sena’s Balasaheb Vikhe Patil wrested the seat from the Congress
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
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Here’s all you need to know about Ahmednagar Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Ahmednagar
Voting date: April 23
2019 candidates: Sujay Vikhe Patil (BJP), Sangram Jagtap (NCP)
Sitting MP, Party: Gandhi Dilipkumar Mansukhlal, BJP
Winning margin: 209,122
Runner up name, party: Rajeev Appasaheb Rajale, NCP
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,946
Number of voters in 2014: 1,062,780
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 62%
Number of women voters: 466,358,