Bhiwandi Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, formed before the 1962 elections but dissolved after that of the 1967 one only to be reformed after the delimitation of assemblies of 2008. The Bhiwandi Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 23) has a total of 1,483,176 electorates out of which 663,456 are females and 819,720 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments of which two are reserved for the ST category. Bhiwandi city lies in the Konkan coastal lowland of the Thane District at a height of 24 m, at a distance of 15 km from the city of Thane and 20 km from Mumbai.
The city has a total population of about 626,000 of which 52% comprises of males and 48% of females. About 11% of the population is under the age of six and the city has a 60% Muslim majority. Marathi, Urdu, Hindi and English are the widely used languages. The average literacy rate of Bhiwandi is about 85% and there are several public and private schools, affiliated to both the state and central boards of education. The city has the most number of power looms in India and has a major textile industry. It also houses the biggest godown in the continent. The Mumbai-Agra Highway, i.e., National Highway NH-3 passes through the city connecting it to several nearby cities.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Bhiwandi Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Bhiwandi 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 Bhiwandi constituency is Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||23||Bhiwandi||GEN||Kapil Moreshwar Patil||M||BJP||411070||Patil Vishwanath Ramchandra||M||INC||301620|
|2009||23||Bhiwandi||GEN||Taware ,Shri Suresh Kashinath||M||INC||182789||Patil Jagannath Shivram||M||BJP||141425|
|1971||9||Bhiwandi||GEN||Shrikrishna Vaijanath Dhamankar||M||INC||163684||Ram Jethmalani||M||IND||97203|
|1967||9||Bhiwandi||GEN||S. D. Baswant||M||INC||136904||V. K. Patil||M||PWP||86030|
|1962||6||Bhiwandi||(ST)||Shrimant Maharaj Saheb Yashwantro Martanrao Mukane||M||INC||104579||Rupji Lalya Kadu||M||CPI||64905|
Facts about current sitting MP of Bhiwandi Constituency
|Name of MP||Kapil Moreshwar Patil|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Kapil Moreshwar Patil 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 Bhiwandi Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Bhiwandi parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Bhiwandi Rural (ST)||Shahapur (ST)||Bhiwandi West|
|Bhiwandi East||Kalyan West||Murbad|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015