Palghar
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentRajendra Gavit
Parliamentary PartyShiv Sena
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established2008–present
ReservationScheduled Tribes
StateMaharashtra
Total Electors17,31,077[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesDahanu
Vikramgad
Palghar
Boisar
Nalasopara
Vasai

Palghar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency was created on 19 February 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted on 12 July 2002.[2][3] The seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Baliram Sukur Jadhav of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi. As of the 2014 election, Chintaman Vanaga of the Bharatiya Janata Party represented this constituency in the Lok Sabha. After sudden demise of Chintaman Vanaga, Bharatiya Janata Party gave ticket to Rajendra Gavit for by-elections.

Assembly segments

Palghar Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Name of incumbent MLA Party
128 Dahanu ST Palghar Vinod Nikole CPM
129 Vikramgad ST Palghar Sunil Bhusara Nationalist Congress Party
130 Palghar ST Palghar Shrinivas Vanga Shiv Sena
131 Boisar ST Palghar Rajesh Patil BVA
132 Nalasopara None Palghar Kshitij Thakur BVA
133 Vasai None Palghar Hitendra Thakur BVA

Members of Parliament

Key

 BVA    BJP  

Election Member Party
Until 2008 Seat did not exist
2009 Baliram Jadhav Bahujan Vikas Aghadi
2014 Chintaman Vanaga Bharatiya Janata Party
2018 (By Poll) Rajendra Gavit
2019 Shiv Sena

Election Results

General elections 2019

2019 Indian general elections: Palghar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
[[Shiv Sena|Shiv Sena]] Rajendra Dhedya Gavit 5,80,479 48.30
[[Bahujan Vikas Aghadi|Bahujan Vikas Aghadi]] Baliram Jadhav 4,91,596 40.90
[[Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi|Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi]] Suresh Padavi 13,728 1.14
[[None of the above|None of the above]] None of the Above 29,479 2.45
Majority 88,883 7.40
Turnout 12,02,197 63.76
SHS gain from BJP Swing

By Election 2018

Bye-Election, 2018: Palghar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
[[Bharatiya Janata Party|Bharatiya Janata Party]] Rajendra Dhedya Gavit 2,72,782 30.76 -22.96
[[Shiv Sena|Shiv Sena]] Shrinivas Chintaman Vanaga 2,43,210 27.42
[[Bahujan Vikas Aghadi|Bahujan Vikas Aghadi]] Baliram Sukur Jadhav 2,22,838 25.13 -4.46
[[Communist Party of India (Marxist)|Communist Party of India (Marxist)]] Kiran Raja Gahala 71,887 8.11 +0.36
[[Indian National Congress|Indian National Congress]] Damodar Barku Shingada 47,714 5.38
[[None of the above|None of the above]] None of the Above 16,884 1.90 -0.30
Margin of victory 29,572 3.34
Turnout 8,86,873 51.23
BJP hold Swing

General Election 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Palghar[1][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
[[Bharatiya Janata Party|Bharatiya Janata Party]] Chintaman Vanaga 5,33,201 53.72 +24.94
[[Bahujan Vikas Aghadi|Bahujan Vikas Aghadi]] Baliram Jadhav 2,93,681 29.59 -0.88
[[Communist Party of India (Marxist)|Communist Party of India (Marxist)]] Kharpade Ladkya Rupa 76,890 7.75 -4.84
[[Aam Aadmi Party|Aam Aadmi Party]] Pandurang Jethya Pardhi 16,182 1.63 N/A
Independent Haribhau Soma Vartha 12,974 1.31 N/A
[[Bahujan Mukti Party|Bahujan Mukti Party]] Dilip Atmaram Dumada 10,742 1.08 N/A
[[Bahujan Samaj Party|Bahujan Samaj Party]] Gavari Shyam Anant 8,176 0.82 -0.51
Independent Sachin Damodar Shingda 7,957 0.80 N/A
[[Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh|Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh]] Mohan Barku Guhe 6,691 0.67 -0.37
Independent Kashinath Laxman Kokera 4,327 0.44 N/A
[[None of the above|None of the above]] None of the Above 21,797 2.20 N/A
Margin of victory 2,39,520 24.13 +22.45
Turnout 9,92,618 62.90 +14.80
BJP gain from BVA Swing +12.91

General Election 2009

2009 Indian general elections: Palghar[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
[[Bahujan Vikas Aghadi|Bahujan Vikas Aghadi]] Baliram Jadhav 2,23,234 30.47
[[Bharatiya Janata Party|Bharatiya Janata Party]] Chintaman Vanaga 2,10,875 28.78
[[Indian National Congress|Indian National Congress]] Damodar Shingada 1,60,570 21.92
[[Communist Party of India (Marxist)|Communist Party of India (Marxist)]] Lahanu Kom 92,224 12.59
Independent Pandurang Jethya Paradhi 20,363 2.78
[[Bahujan Samaj Party|Bahujan Samaj Party]] Dalavi Bhaskar Ladku 9,741 1.33
Independent Kashiram Mahadu Dhondaga 7,968 1.09
[[Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangha|Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangha]] Chandrakant Balu Phupane 7,613 1.04
Margin of victory 12,360 1.68
Turnout 7,32,587 48.10
BVA win (new seat)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission of India Notification" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra. p. 24. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. 20 February 2008. Archived from the original on 28 February 2008.
  4. ^ "Maharashtra - Palghar". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 90–91. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.