The “Milk Capital” of India, Anand, is home to one of the 26 parliamentary constituencies in the western Indian state of Gujarat. It is famous primarily because of its economy, which makes the Anand District one of the most prosperous regions of Gujarat. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Anand Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 16) were 1,397,162 of which 678,797 are females and 718,365 are males.
The economy of the Anand District primarily thrives on farming, with Anand being home to the Amul Dairy. Besides, the economy in the region also relies on crops such as tobacco and banana, along with large companies such as ELECON, Warm Steam, Milcent and Atlanta Electrics. Located in the Anand District in Gujarat, the city of Anand which is an integral part of the Parliamentary constituency by the same name, is the administrative capital of this District. The most famous tourist attractions in this Parliamentary constituency of Anand are Khambhat, Pavagadh Fort, Sardar Patel University, Charotar University of Science and Technology in Changa and the Anand City itself. The Congress has ruled over this constituency right from the very first Lok Sabha elections this constituency fought, as early as in 1962.
Anand Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Patel Mitesh Rameshbhai (Bakabhai)||Bharatiya Janata Party||631581||0||1516||633097||57.1||Winner|
|Bharatbhai Madhavsinh Solanki||Indian National Congress||434006||0||1373||435379||39.27||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||18365||0||27||18392||1.66||2nd Runner-up|
|Hitendrasinh Mohansinh Parmar||Independent||6854||0||0||6854||0.62||3rd Runner-up|
|Vankar Rameshbhai Valjibhai||Bahujan Samaj Party||5935||0||24||5959||0.54||4th Runner-up|
|Bharatbhai Solanki||Independent||2451||0||9||2460||0.22||5th Runner-up|
|Santolkumar Mahijibhai Patel (Bakabhai)||Independent||2300||0||1||2301||0.21||6th Runner-up|
|Bhatt Sunilkumar Narendrabhai||Right To Recall Party||1154||0||1||1155||0.1||7th Runner-up|
|Chavda Kaushikkumar||Independent||1063||0||1||1064||0.1||8th Runner-up|
|Bhatt Ashishkumar Manojkumar||Akhil Bharatiya Jan Sangh||1032||0||2||1034||0.09||9th Runner-up|
|Keyur Pravinbhai Patel (Bakabhai)||Independent||966||0||0||966||0.09||10th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Anand Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Anand 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 Anand constituency is Dilip Patel of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||16||Anand||GEN||Dilip Patel||M||BJP||490829||Solanki Bharatbhai Madhavsinh||M||INC||427403|
|2009||16||Anand||GEN||Solanki,Shri Bharatsinh Madhavsinh ||M||INC||348655||Patel Dipakbhai Chimanbhai||M||BJP||281337|
|2004||20||Anand||GEN||Solanki Bharatsinh Madhavsinh||M||INC||307762||Jayprakash Vaghajibhai Patel (Babalbhai)||M||BJP||246677|
|1999||20||Anand||GEN||Patel Dipakbhai Chimanbhai (Sathi)||M||BJP||273683||Chavda Ishvarbhai Khodabhai||M||INC||270022|
|1998||20||Anand||GEN||Chavda Ishvarbhai Khodabhai||M||INC||337265||Patel Jayprakash Vaghijibhai (Babal Bhai)||M||BJP||299209|
|1996||20||Anand||GEN||Chavda Ishwarbhai Khodabhai||M||INC||183107||Prof Kishorsinh Solanki||M||BJP||151375|
|1991||20||Anand||GEN||Chavda Ishvarbhai Khodabhai||M||INC||234875||Patel Rajnikant Dhulabhai||M||BJP||198836|
|1989||20||Anand||GEN||Patel Nathubhai Manibhai||M||BJP||313548||Chavda Ishwarbhai Khodbahai||M||INC||243249|
|1984||20||Anand||GEN||Ishverbhai Khodabhai Chavada||M||INC||250877||Manubhai Dahyabhai Patel||M||JNP||175704|
|1980||20||Anand||GEN||Ishvarbhai Khodabhai Chavda||M||INC(I)||256897||Mahida Dilipsinh Ashabhai(Vedalankar)||M||JNP||142636|
|1977||20||Anand||GEN||Ajitsinh Fulsinh Dabhi||M||INC||221099||Jadav Himatsinh Khodsinh||M||BLD||158320|
|1971||18||Anand||GEN||Pravinsinhji Natvarsinhji Solanki||M||NCO||168586||Narendrasinhji Ranjitsinjhi Mahida||M||INC||124982|
|1967||18||Anand||GEN||N.R. Mahida||M||INC||181894||H.M. Patel||M||SWA||160672|
|1962||14||Anand||GEN||Kumar Narendrasinh Ranjitsinh Mahida||M||SWA||169116||Maniben Vallabhbhai Patel||M||INC||146387|
|1957||14||Anand||GEN||Patel Maniben Vallabbhai||M||INC||160216||Amin Dadubhai Mulji Bhai||M||IND||122787|
Facts about current sitting MP of Anand Constituency
|Name of MP ||Shri Dilip M. Patel|
|Nature of Membership ||Elected|
|Term ||May, 2014 to In office|
|Political Party ||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification ||Matric |
|Activities of Shri Dilip M. Patel in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Debates participated ||0|
|Private member bills passed ||0|
|Questions asked ||221|
Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.
List of Assembly Constituenciesin Anand Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Anand parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|