Igatpuri Assembly Election 2019| The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the dates for the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections. Voting for the 288-member Assembly will be held on 21 October in a single phase. The counting of votes and final results will be declared on 24 October, authorities said. The term of the Devendra Fadnavis-led current Maharashtra Assembly will end on 9 November.
The notification and nomination process for the Assembly election was issued on 27 September. Candidates filed their nominations latest by 4 October. The scrutiny of nomination papers was done on 5 October and the last date to withdraw candidature from the electoral battle was 7 October. A total of 95,473 polling stations will be set up for over 8.95 crore voters in Maharashtra.
There are five reserved seats under Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories in the Nashik district — Baglan (ST), Kalwan (ST), Dindori (ST), Deolali (SC), Igatpuri (ST).
Constituency Name— Igatpuri
District Name— Nashik
Total Electors— 259224
Results in previous elections—Reserved for the Scheduled Tribes, the Assembly constituency of Igatpuri is represented by Gavit Nirmala Ramesh of the Congress. She won the 2009 and 2014 Assembly elections by defeating Mengal Kashinath Dagdu of MNS and Zhole Shivram Shankar of Shiv Sena. Ramesh bagged 29,155 votes in 2009 election and 49,128 votes in 2014 election as against Dagdu's 25,433 votes and Shankar’s 38,751 votes in the two elections, respectively. Prior to her Dagdu of Shiv Sena had won the seat in the 2004 Assembly election. In the 1999 election, Gangad Pandurang Chapu (Baba) of the Shiv Sena had won the election with a thin margin of 628 votes.
This year, Gavit Nirmala Ramesh is contesting as Shiv Sena candidate. She is up against Hiraman Bhika Khoskar of the Congress.
Demographics — Located in Nashik district of Maharashtra, the assembly constituency belongs to Nashik parliamentary constituency. Igatpuri is in the district of Nashik in Maharashtra.
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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2019 15:27:47 IST