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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Sabarkantha

Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod defeated senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela to win this general seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 18, 2019 11:04 IST
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New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: Young Voters who are voting for the first time, showing their inked fingers after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly Elections, at South Delhi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: Young Voters who are voting for the first time, showing their inked fingers after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly Elections, at South Delhi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
         

The Sabarkantha Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat is held by Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod, BJP of the Bharatiya Kanata Party (BJP).

Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod defeated senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela to win this general seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Mahendrasinh Chauhan of the BJP had won Sabarkantha in 2009 general election.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

State: Gujarat

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Sabarkantha

Date of voting: April 23

2019 candidates: Thakor Rajendrasinh Shivsinh (Congress), Rathod Dipsinh Shankarsinh (BJP) and Vinodbhai Jethabhai Mesariya (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 84,455

Runner up name, party: Shankersinh Vaghela, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,094,002

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 67.70%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,147

Number of women voters: 782,319

First Published: Mar 29, 2019 18:36 IST