Anand Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 16
Total electors: 14,96,857
Female electors: 7,15,739
Male electors: 7,81,120
Delimited: Yes. Sarsa Assembly seat was dissolved due to delimitation.
Assembly constituencies: Khambat, Borsad, Anklav, Umreth, Anand, Petlad, Sojitra.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: BJP’s Dipakbhai Chimanbhai Patel held the seat in 1999 but had to forfeit the seat to Congress leader Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki in 2004, who held on to the seat for a decade. He lost to BJP’s Dilip Patel in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
Demographics: It covers the entire Anand district. Famous for Amul and the milk revolution, the district has a population of 20,92,745 people. A Hindu-majority constituency, 85.95 percent of the population follows the religion. It has a literacy rate of 72.12 percent.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 18:07:03 IST