Dhule Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 2
Total electors: 16,74,469
Female electors: 7,95,895
Male electors: 8,78,610
Delimited: Yes. It was earlier reserved for Scheduled Tribes before 2008.
Assembly constituencies: Dhule Rural, Dhule City, Sindhkheda, Malegaon (Central), Malegaon (Outer), Baglan (ST)
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: BJP’s Ramdas Rupla Gavit won the seat in 1999 but lost it to Congress candidate Chaure Bapu Hari in 2004. Since 2009, BJP has clung to the seat. Subhash Bhamre of the BJP is the sitting MP since 2014.
Demographics: The Muslim dominated town of Malegaon comes under this constituency. Along with a significant Muslim electorate, there is also a sizable Maratha population in Dhule.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 11:30:29 IST