Surat Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 24
Total electors: 14,84,068
Female electors: 6,80,239
Male electors: 8,03,829
Delimited: Yes. Assembly segment Varachha Road and Karanj were created after the 2008 delimitation.
Assembly constituencies: Olpad, Surat East, Surat North, Varachha Road, Karanj, Katargam, Surat West
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Though Congress has been trying to crack its way through, the constituency has been a BJP bastion since 1989. Veteran BJP leader Kashiram Rana was the sitting MP till 2009. BJP’s Darshana Vikram Jardosh became the first female MP in the seat in 2009 and retained the seat in 2014 as well.
Demographics: The constituency covers parts of Surat district. It has a population of 60,81,322 persons as per Census 2011. The seat has also seen prominent political figures such as former prime minister Morarji Desai. Surat’s economy thrives on the production of diamonds and textiles.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 18:22:26 IST