Raigad
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentSunil Tatkare
Parliamentary PartyNationalist Congress Party
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established2008–present[1]
ReservationNone
StateMaharashtra
Total Electors1,532,781[2]
Former MPAnant Geete
Assembly ConstituenciesPen
Alibag
Shrivardhan
Mahad
Dapoli
Guhagar

Raigad Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. It is a new constituency, created in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted on 12 July 2002.[1][3] The constituency first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament was Anant Geete of Shiv Sena who was also re-elected in the 2014 elections. In the 2019 General Elections Sunil Tatkare of NCP won the seat by margin of 31,438 votes defeating the incumbent Geetee who was also a Union Cabinet minister.[4]

History

Raigad was historically called Kolaba, and was the capital of the Maratha king Shivaji.[5]

Assembly segments

At present, Raigad Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments in 2 district's. These segments are:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
191 Pen None Raigad
192 Alibag None Raigad
193 Shrivardhan None Raigad
194 Mahad None Raigad
263 Dapoli None Ratnagiri
264 Guhagar None Ratnagiri

Pen, Alibag and Shrivardhan Vidhan Sabha segments were earlier part of the former Kolaba Lok Sabha constituency. Mahad was earlier part of the Ratnagiri Lok Sabha Constituency.

Members of Parliament

Key

  SHS     NCP  

Election Member Party
Constituency created in 2008 from Kolaba
2009 Anant Geete Shiv Sena
2014
2019 Sunil Tatkare Nationalist Congress Party

Election results

General Elections 2019

2019 Indian general elections: Raigad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NCP Sunil Tatkare 4,86,968 47.49
SHS Anant Geete 4,55,530 44.42
VBA Suman Koli 23,196 2.26
IND. Subhash Janardan Patil 12,265 1.20
NOTA None of the above 11,490 1.12 -0.94
Majority 31,438
Turnout 10,27,583 62.17 -2.27
NCP gain from SHS Swing

General election 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Raigad[2][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SHS Anant Geete 3,96,178 40.11 -13.78
NCP Sunil Tatkare 3,94,068 39.89 N/A
PWP Bhai Ramesh Kadam 1,29,730 13.13 N/A
BSP Yashwant Jayram Gaikwad 10,510 1.06 -0.64
Independent Muzaffar Jainuddin Chaudhari Alias Modi 9,952 1.01 N/A
Independent Sunil Tatkare 9,849 1.00 N/A
AAP Sanjay Yashwant Aparanti 6,759 0.68 N/A
Hindustan Janta Party Sandeep Pandurang Parte 4,287 0.43 N/A
BMP Ghone Adesh Yashawant 3,308 0.33 N/A
SP Aziz Abdul Kadir Mukadam 2,763 0.28 N/A
NOTA None of the above 20,362 2.06 N/A
Margin of victory 2,110 0.22 -18.87
Turnout 9,87,766 64.44 +8.01
Registered electors 15,32,846
SHS hold Swing -13.79

General election 2009

2009 Indian general elections: Raigad[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SHS Anant Geete 4,13,546 53.89
INC A. R. Antulay 2,67,025 34.80
Independent Pravin Thakur 39,159 5.10
Independent Sunil Naik 22,200 2.89
BSP Mohite Kiran Baburao 13,053 1.70
Independent Siddharth Patil 8,559 1.12
RSPS Ekanath Arjun Patil 3,824 0.50
Margin of victory 1,46,521 19.09
Turnout 7,67,366 56.43
Registered electors 13,59,854
SHS win (new seat)

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Delimitation Commission of India Notification" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra. p. 24. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. 20 February 2008. Archived from the original on 28 February 2008.
  4. ^ May 23, Firstpost •; Ist, 2019 13:41. "Raigad Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: close contest between Anant Geete and Tatkare Sunil Dattatray". Firstpost. Retrieved 25 May 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Raigad (Kolaba) district". The Kolaba Gazetteer. Government of Maharashtra. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Maharashtra - Raigad". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 96–97. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.