Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Junagadh
Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the current member of Parliament from Junagadh Lok Sabha seat, one of the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat.
Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai defeated Congress’ Punjabhai Bhimabhai Vansh in the Lok Sabha election held in 2014 on the general seat. Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki of the BJP was the MP before that.
Junagadh constituency comprises seven assembly segments – Junagadh, Visavadar, Mangrol, Somnath, Talala, Kodinar which is reserved for members of Scheduled Castes and Una.
Gujarat, which has 26 parliamentary constituencies, goes to polls in a single phase. All the 26 Lok Sabha seats will vote in the third phase on April 23.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Junagadh
Date of polling: April 23
2019 candidates: Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai (BJP), Punjabhai Bhimabhai Vansh (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 135,382
Runner up name, party: Punjabhai Bhimabhai Vansh, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 941,378
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 63.37%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,700
Number of women voters: 713,526