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Dindori (Lok Sabha constituency)


Dindori (Lok Sabha constituency)

Dindori (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Harischandra Devram Chavan
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Maharashtra
Total Electors 1,530,139[1]
Most Successful Party Bharatiya Janata Party (2 times)
Assembly Constituencies Nandgaon, Kalvan (ST), Chandwad, Yevla, Niphad, and Dindori (ST).[2]

Dindori Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: दिंडोरी (लोकसभा मतदारसंघ)) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency was created on 19 February 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted 12 July 2002.[3] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Harischandra Devram Chavan of the Bharatiya Janata Party. As of the 2014 elections, Chavan represents this constituency.

Assembly segments

Presently, Dindori Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments are:[2]

  1. Nandgaon
  2. Kalvan (ST)
  3. Chandwad
  4. Yevla
  5. Niphad
  6. Dindori (ST)

Members of Parliament

Election results

General elections 2009

Indian general elections, 2009: Dindori[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Harischandra Devram Chavan 281,254 41.26 N/A
NCP Narhari Sitaram Zirwal 243,907 35.78 N/A
CPI(M) Jeeva Pandu Gavit 105,352 15.46 N/A
BSP Gangurde Dipak Shankar 17,902 2.63 N/A
Independent Shankar Deoram Gangurde 11,372 1.67 N/A
Independent Gangurde Balu Kisan 6,957 1.02 N/A
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh Pawar Sampat Waman 6,717 0.99 N/A
Independent Bhika Harsing Barde 4,649 0.68 N/A
Independent Vijay Namdeo Pawar 3,513 0.52 N/A
Margin of victory 37,347 5.48 N/A
Turnout 681,623 47.57 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General elections 2014

Indian general elections, 2014: Dindori[1][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Harischandra Devram Chavan 542,784 55.95 +14.69
NCP Bharati Pravin Pawar 295,165 30.42 -5.36
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh Prabhat Chindhu Sonawane 5,578 0.57 -0.42
Margin of victory 247,619 25.53 +20.05
Turnout 970,182 63.40 +15.83
BJP hold Swing

See also


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission of India Notification" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra. p. 24. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation notification comes into effect". The Hindu. 20 February 2008. 
  4. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 90. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Maharashtra - Dindori". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
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