Lok Sabha elections 2019: A former CM holds the Nanded seat in Maharashtra
Chavan, who was the chief minister from December 2008 to November 2010, earlier also served as Minister for Cultural Affairs, Industries, Mines and Protocol in the Vilasrao Deshmukh government of the state.Updated: Apr 12, 2019 14:17 IST
The Nanded Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Congress leader and former chief minister of Maharashtra Ashok Chavan.
Chavan, who was the chief minister from December 2008 to November 2010, earlier also served as Minister for Cultural Affairs, Industries, Mines and Protocol in the Vilasrao Deshmukh government of the state.
In 2014, Chavan defeated DB Patil of the BJP by over 80, 000 votes.
Maharaashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
Here’s all you need to know about Nanded Lok Sabha constituency:
State : Maharashtra
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nanded
Date of voting: April 18
2019 candidates: Pratap Patil Chikkalikar (BJP), Ashok Chavan (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Ashok Shankarrao Chavan, Congress
Winning margin in 2014: 81,455
Runner up name, party: D. B. Patil, BJP
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,866
Number of voters in 2014: 1,014,020
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 81%
Number of women voters: 463,405
First Published: Mar 18, 2019 23:36 IST