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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Ahmedabad (East)

Paresh Rawal won against HS Patel of the Congress in the last Lok Sabha election of 2014.

constituency watch Updated: Apr 16, 2019 12:32 IST
HT Correspondent
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New Delhi
AHMEDABAD (EAST) Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,AHMEDABAD (EAST) Profile,Gujarat General Elections 2019
Ahmedabad East constituency in Gujarat will vote on April 23, the second phase of voting for Lok Sabha elections.(HT file photo)

Actor Paresh Rawal of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the current member of Parliament from Ahmedabad (East) Lok Sabha seat.

Paresh Rawal won against HS Patel of the Congress in the last Lok Sabha election of 2014 but the party has this time fielded Hasmukh Patel.

This constituency was created as a part of the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. In the first Lok Sabha elections held in 2009, BJP’s Harin Pathak emerged victorious.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Ahmedabad (East)

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates: Hasmukh Patel (BJP), Gitaben Patel (Congress), Vaghela Ganeshbhai Narsinhbhai (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: Paresh Rawal, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 326,633

Runner up name, party: HS Patel, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 985,525

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 61.52%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,641

Number of women voters: 749,067

First Published: Mar 29, 2019 18:45 IST