Bihar, India – Voters wait in a long queue to cast votes during the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, outside a polling booth at Champanagar Tanti Bazar of Nathnagar, in Bihar, India on Monday, October 12, 2015. *Elections*(HT Photo)
Bihar, India – Voters wait in a long queue to cast votes during the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, outside a polling booth at Champanagar Tanti Bazar of Nathnagar, in Bihar, India on Monday, October 12, 2015. *Elections*(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Junagadh

Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai defeated Congress’ Punjabhai Bhimabhai Vansh in the Lok Sabha election held in 2014 on the general seat.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 02:37 PM IST

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.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

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

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