Latur, one amongst the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, is an SC reserved parliamentary constituency. The Latur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 41) consists of 1,509,987 number of electorates in totality, of these 792,711 are males and 717,276 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. Post the 2008 delimitation of constituencies, it now comprises of 6 Vidhan Sabha segments. It belongs to the Latur District and is a municipal council here as well as serves as the headquarters of the taluka and district. The city of Latur has a population of about 4,00,000 of which 52% constitutes males.
Latur lies in the Marathwada region of the state, on the Balaghat Plateau at a height of over 600 metres. It sprawls over an area of 96.5 sq km. The National Highway NH 204 passes through the city. It has a literacy rate of 75% and is renowned for its educational facilities. The public and private schools of Latur are affiliated to either the state board or to CBSE and ICSE. Currently, all colleges in the city are under the SRTMU Nanded University but Latur is rumoured to have its own university soon.
Latur is a major trade centre of the state as well as the country’s largest centre for soyabean trade. It is famous for the production of edible oils, sugarcane and fruits. Brands like Videocon, Kirti Gold and Tinna’s oils are prominent industries here.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Latur Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Latur 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 Latur constituency is Dr. Sunil Baliram Gaikwad of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||41||Latur||(SC)||Dr. Sunil Baliram Gaikwad||M||BJP||616509||Bansode Dattatray Gunderao||M||INC||363114|
|2009||41||Latur||(SC)||Awale ,Shri Jayawant Gangaram||M||INC||372890||Gaikwad Sunil Baliram||M||BJP||364915|
|2004||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Rupatai Diliprao Nilangekar||F||BJP||404500||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||373609|
|1999||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||314213||Dr Gopalrao Vitthlrao Patil||M||BJP||273923|
|1998||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||322265||Dr.Gopalrao Patil||M||BJP||318938|
|1996||35||Latur||GEN||Shivraj Vishwanath Patil||M||INC||279775||Patil Gopalrao Vithalrao||M||BJP||200403|
|1991||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||237853||Gopalrao Vithalrao Patil||M||BJP||179135|
|1989||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||304733||Bapu Kaldate||M||JD||260878|
|1984||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Shivraj Vishwanath||M||INC||289466||Padmasinha Bajirao Patil||M||ICS||203929|
|1980||35||Latur||GEN||Shivraj Vishwanath Patil||M||INC(I)||253948||Sonavane Manikrao Sitaram||M||IND||64081|
|1977||35||Latur||GEN||Patil Uddhavrao Sahebrrao||M||PWP||178815||Patil Pandharinath Gyanoba||M||INC||170964|
|1971||28||Latur||(SC)||Tulshiram Dashrath Kamble||M||INC||156771||Tukaram Sadashiv Shingare||M||SSP||65277|
|1967||28||Latur||(SC)||T. D. Kamble||M||INC||125896||M. Mangaldas||M||RPI||87222|
|1962||39||Latur||(SC)||Tulsiram Dashrath||M||INC||134395||Harihar Nagorao||M||REP||73004|
Facts about current sitting MP of Latur Constituency
|Name of MP||Sunil Baliram Gaikwad|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Sunil Baliram Gaikwad 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 Latur Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Latur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Latur Rural||Latur City||Ahmadpur|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015