Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: BJP will aim to retain Dadra and Nagar Haveli
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Natubhai Gomanbhai Patel is the sitting member of Parliament from Dadra and Nagar Haveli.Updated: Apr 15, 2019 15:14 IST
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha seat is the only parliamentary constituency in the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Natubhai Gomanbhai Patel is the sitting member of Parliament from Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Natubhai Gomanbhai Patel defeated Congress’ Mohanbhai Sanjibhai Delkar by a narrow margin of more than 6,000 votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Patel had also won the general election held in 2009 against Delkar.
The Lok Sabha election 2019 will be held on April 23 in the third of the seventh phase on the seat reserved for members of the Scheduled Tribes. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Here’s all you need to know about Dadra and Nagar Haveli:
Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Date of polling: April 23
2019 candidates: Natubhai Gomanbhai Patel Prabhu (BJP), Prabhu Ratnabhai Tokiya (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Natubhai Gomanbhai Patel, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 6,214
Runner up name, party: Mohanbhai Sanjibhai Delkar, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 165,286
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 84.06%
Number of women voters in 2014: 90,402
Number of polling booths in 2014: 240