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Nagpur West (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Nagpur West Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: नागपूर पश्चिम विधान सभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.

Overview

Nagpur West (constituency number 56) is one of the 12 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Nagpur district.[1] It is one of the most posh constituencies in Nagpur. Areas residing the rich and famous of Nagpur like Civil Lines, Byramji Town, Ramdaspeth fall in this constituency.

It is a part of Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments in this district, namely, Nagpur South West, Nagpur South, Nagpur East, Nagpur Central and Nagpur North(SC).

Members of Legislative Assembly

  • 1962: Sushila Balraj, Congress (The name of the constituency was not Nagpur-West in 1962, but it covered the same area)
  • 1967: Sushila Balraj, Congress
  • 1972: Sushila Balraj, Congress (defeated Sumati-bai Suklikar (सुमती-बाई सुकळीकर) of Jana Sangh)
  • 1978: Bhau Mulak, Congress
  • 1980: Gev Avari, Congress
  • 1985: Gev Avari, Congress
  • 1990: Vinod Gudadhe-Patil, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1995: Vinod Gudadhe-Patil, BJP
  • 1999: Devendra Fadnvis (देवेन्द्र फडणवीस), BJP
  • 2004: Devendra Fadanvis, BJP (He switched to the new Nagpur South-West seat in 2009)
  • 2009: Sudhakar Deshmukh, BJP
  • 2014: Sudhakar Deshmukh, BJP

See also

References

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
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