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Vadodara Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014


List of candidates of Vadodara Constituency for 2014 Bye Elections

The Table below shows who are the contesting BJP, Congress, independent etc. candidates from the vadodara Parliamentary Constituency in the Gujarat Parliamentary (Lok Sabha) Bye Elections 2014.

Vadodara , Constituency No -(20)
Election Date13/09/2014 
Result Date16/09/2014 
Election Symbol Political PartyCandidate Name
BJP Ranjanaben Dhananjay Bhatt
INC Narendra Ambalal Ravat
INDParmar Goving Bhikhabhai
INDPareshbhai Shankarlal Patel

Vadodara News And Updates

September 16, 2014 12:23 PM
BJP wins 6 seats and Congress 2 in Gujarat. The Vadodra Lok Sabha is won by BJP's Ranjanben Bhatt.

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September 13, 2014 09:53 AM
Balloting for one Lok Sabha and nine assembly by-polls began Saturday. The Vadodara Lok Sabha seat was vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ..... Read More
May 29, 2014 05:57 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resigned from his Vadodara seat and will be a Member of Parliament from Varanasi. "Resigned from Vadodara LS s..... Read More
May 16, 2014 07:42 PM
In his first comments after the BJP won the Lok Sabha election, its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made it clear that his government will..... Read More
May 16, 2014 03:08 PM
Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has won from Vadodara in Gujarat by a record three lakh votes. He has d..... Read More

Vadodara City Bye Elections

The major parties in Gujarat, BJP and Congress, are making their strategies for the by-polls to be held in Vadodara on September 13. Congress nominated Narendra Rawat to contest Vadodara seat. BJP is yet to announce the name of its candidate. PM Narendra Modi who won the Lok Sabha elections from both Varanasi and Vadodara, resigned from Vadodara, thus necessitating the by-polls.

For BJP it is not only a power play but also the fight for party reputation to retain the seat. On the other hand, the Congress will try to win the seat to boost the declining morale of the party members.

Vadodara Lok Sabha Election Summary

BJP have always had a strong hold in this eastern city of Gujrat, Vadodara(Baroda), but in this 2014 general election Vododara witnessed a fierce competition between the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Mr. Narendra Modi and many others. Few of the prominent candidates were Congress' Madhusudan Mistry, AAP's Sunil Digambar Kulkarni and JD(U)'s Jadav Ambalal Kanabhai.

It was Narendra Modi of BJP who won the Lok Sabha seat this time.

BJP's candidate Narendra Modi won the election by a resounding 845464 votes, defeating Madhusudan Mistry by a margin of 570128 votes. In third place, Sunil Digambar Kulkarni won a total of 10101 votes.

In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections the BJP's candidate Balkrishna Khanderao Shukla had won with a the majority of 4,28,833 votes out of the total votes 7,47,129 and a whopping vote share of 57.40%.

Before Mr. Shukla, BJP's candidate Jayaben Thakkar had been contesting and winning in the constituency since 1998.

Congress' candidate Gaekwad Satyajitsinh Dulipsinh had come second in list with 2,92,805 votes comprising of 39.19% of the total vote share. Vadodara saw the independent candidate Vasava Harilal Shanabhai coming third with 9,896 votes comprising 1.32% votes of the total.

Candidates highlighted the civic issues enveloping the constituency. The focus of campaigning was on issues related to drinking water, sanitation and the poor conditions of the road. Another important problem highlighted in campaigning was the proper maintenance of the river Vishwamitri which flows through the city.

Vadodara is the other constituency from where BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will contest the Lok Sabha elections, the first being Varanasi. Vadodara's sitting BJP MP Balkrishna Shukla expressed his happiness over party's decision. "Modi is my political guru. He had encouraged me to contest the 2009 Lok Sabha polls when I was still the city mayor. I am very happy to vacate my seat for him.

I have already communicated my willingness to the party leadership," Shukla said. He also asserted that Modi would win the seat with a whopping majority. Shukla won the 2009 Lok Sabha elections with a huge margin of 1.32 lakh votes substituting the three times seating MP Jataben Thakkar.

It is expected that Modi's candidature from Vadodara will increase the voter turnout across Gujarat, especially central Gujarat.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Vadodara Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Vadodara parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Vadodara constituency is Narendra Modi of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201420VadodaraGENNarendra ModiMBJP845464Mistri Madhusudan DevramMINC275336
200920VadodaraGENShukla ,Shri Balkrishna Khanderao MBJP428833Gaekwad Satyajitsinh DulipsinhMINC292805

Facts about current sitting MP of Vadodara Constituency

Name of MP Ranjanben Bhatt
Age 53
Nature of Membership Elected
Term 16-Sep-14 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Female
Educational Qualification Information not available
Activities of Ranjanben Bhatt in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 8
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 50
Attendance 91%
Elections.in Verdict

Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)


List of Assembly Constituenciesin Vadodara Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Vadodara parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
SavliVaghodiaVadodara City (SC)
SayajigunjAkotaRaopura
Manjalpur 


Last Updated on February 24, 2015


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