Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Ahmedabad (East)
Paresh Rawal won against HS Patel of the Congress in the last Lok Sabha election of 2014.Updated: Apr 16, 2019 12:32 IST
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.
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