One of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, Akola was formed before the 1951 elections and has six Vidhan Sabha segments, of which two are reserved for the SC category. The Akola Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6) consists of 1,480,606 number of electorates in totality, of these 768,569 are males and 712,037 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. The city of Akola is the centre of administration of the Akola District and lies in the Vidarbha region, 250 kms away from Nagpur bordered by the districts of Amravati, Washim and Buldhana. The Melghat Hills lie to the north of the city which has an altitude of about 280 metres and the city sprawls over an area of 60 sq kms.
As per the 2011 census, Akola city had a population of over 4,27,000 with 13% being under the age of six. 52% of the population comprises of males and the sex ratio is 958 females per 1,000 males. Marathi is the official language here. The average literacy rate is about 92% with male and female literacy rates at 94% and 87% respectively.
The city has several private and public schools, mostly affiliated with the state board of Maharashtra. Many colleges are located here which offer degrees in science, commerce, arts, medical sciences, engineering and law, including a famous agricultural university. The main economic activities include agriculture, IT engineering and cotton production. National Highway NH-6, State Highways SH-68 and SH-69 pass through the city and connect it to a large road network.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Akola Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Akola 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 Akola constituency is Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||6||Akola||GEN||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||M||BJP||456472||Patel Hidayat Ulla Barkat Ulla||M||INC||253356|
|2009||6||Akola||GEN||Dhotre,Shri Sanjay Shamrao||M||BJP||287526||Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant||M||BBM||222678|
|2004||19||Akola||GEN||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||M||BJP||313323||Laxmanrao Tayade||M||INC||206952|
|1999||19||Akola||GEN||Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant||M||BBM||272243||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||263527|
|1998||19||Akola||GEN||Ambedkar Prakash Yashawant||M||RPI||366427||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||333645|
|1996||19||Akola||GEN||Phundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||221094||Ambedkar Prakash Yeshwant||M||RPI||212041|
|1991||19||Akola||GEN||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||201800||Gangane Sudakar Ramkrishna||M||INC||156687|
|1989||19||Akola||GEN||Phundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||322384||Azhar Hussain||M||INC||171015|
|1984||19||Akola||GEN||Madhusudan Atmaram Vairale||M||INC||178874||Ambedkar Prakash Yeshwant||M||IND||165064|
|1980||19||Akola||GEN||Vairale Madhusudan Atmaram||M||INC(I)||199050||Mo. A. Razak Noor Mahammed||M||INC(U)||95025|
|1977||19||Akola||GEN||Sathe Vasantrao Purushottam||M||INC||208468||Lahane Motiram Udaybhanji||M||BLD||146969|
|1971||18||Akola||GEN||K. M. Asgar Hussain Sardarkhan||M||INC||255162||Motiram Udebhan Lahane||M||BJS||88713|
|1967||18||Akola||GEN||K. M. A. H. Sardarkhan||M||INC||188248||S. S. Khandare||M||RPI||141953|
|1962||29||Akola||GEN||Mohammad Mohibbul Haq Mohammad Anwarul Haq||M||INC||135226||Brijlal Nandlal Biyani||M||IND||88057|
Facts about current sitting MP of Akola Constituency
|Name of MP||Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Professional Graduate|
|Activities of Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Akola Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Akola parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Akola East||Murtizapur (SC)||Risod|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015