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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ahmednagar constituency 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: Apr 19, 2019 15:10 IST
Hindustan Times
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Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

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,

First Published: Mar 20, 2019 18:28 IST