Palghar Parliamentary Constituency, formed after the 2008 delimitation of constituencies, is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra state and has six segments. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Palghar Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 22) were 1,523,061 of which 738,744 are females and 784,317 are males. The city of Palghar lies in the Thane District about 87 kms from the city of Mumbai. It has an average elevation of 7 metres and covers a total area of 64 sqkms. According to India Census 2001, the town has a population of over 52,600 with about 13% under 6 years old. Males constitute about 54% of the population and the city has a sex ratio of 880 females for every 1,000 males. It is mostly a catholic community.
Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi and English are the languages prevalent in the city. It has an average literacy rate of 74% with male literacy at 78% and female literacy at 72%. Palghar has emerged as an important centre for education, both at the school and college levels and has facilities for education in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English. The city has many hospitals as well. Economically, Palghar is mostly agro based although it has many industries of electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, steel and healthcare. National Highway NH-8 connects it to several major towns and cities.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Palghar Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Palghar 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 Palghar constituency is Shri Adv. Chintaman Navasha Wanga of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||22||Palghar||(ST)||Adv. Chintaman Navasha Wanga||M||BJP||533201||Baliram Sukur Jadhav||M||BVA||293681|
|2009||22||Palghar||(ST)||Jadhav ,Shri Baliram Sukur||M||BVA||223234||Adv. Chintaman Vanga||M||BJP||210874|
Facts about current sitting MP of Palghar Constituency
|Name of MP||Chintaman Navasha Wanga|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Professional Graduate|
|Activities of Chintaman Navasha Wanga 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 Palghar Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Palghar parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Dahanu (ST)||Vikramgad (ST)||Palghar (ST)|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015