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okLok Sabha elections 2019: Nandurbar constituency in Maharashtra

BJP’s Dr Heena Gavit is the sitting member of the lower house who defeated Manikrao Gavit of the Congress by over one lakh votes in 2014

lok-sabha-elections Updated: Apr 27, 2019 11:09 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.
The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.(HT file photo)
         

Nandurbar is an administrative district in the northwest corner (Khandesh region) of Maharashtra. This reserved constituency, one of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, was carved out from Dhule and comprises six Assembly segments -- Akkalkuwa, Shahada, Nandurbar, Navapur, Sakri and Shirpur.

BJP’s Dr Heena Gavit is the sitting member of the lower house who defeated Manikrao Gavit of the Congress by over one lakh votes in 2014.

Read: All you need to know about Maharashtra

The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Here are the facts about the constituency

State : Maharashtra

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nandurbar (ST)

Sitting MP, Party: Dr Heena Gavit, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 106, 905

Runner up name, party: Manikrao Gavit, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,117, 024

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 76%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1984

Number of women voters: 532,096