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As one of the 26 parliamentary constituencies representing the state of Gujarat in the Lok Sabha, the Banaskantha parliamentary constituency situated in the Banaskantha district in the state of Gujarat, is a strong urban centre, with the Palanpur city being the administrative headquarters as well as the Municipal Corporation of the Banaskantha district. The Banaskantha Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 2) has a total of 1,296,871 electorates out of which 627,536 are females and 669,335 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. Palanpur is also the largest city in the district.  

As many as 31,20,506 people reside in the Banaskantha district as per the 2011 census data, making it one of the most improved regions in the “Jewel State”. The Banaskantha constituency is famous across the country for its rich mineral reserves such as marble, limestone, granite, marble clay.  The economy of the Banaskantha Parliamentary constituency thrives on a strong agricultural base, along with industries such as ceramics, textiles, food processing and tourism, besides producing the largest quantities of potatoes.  

Paradoxically however, the Banaskantha district has been announced as one of the most backward regions in Gujarat, receiving regular governmental funds under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGFP). Out of the seven assembly segments which are an integral part of the Banaskantha parliamentary constituency, the Danta assembly constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled tribes candidates.

Banaskantha 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.

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Parbatbhai Savabhai PatelBharatiya Janata Party6756500345867910861.62Winner
Parthibhai Galbabhai BhatolIndian National Congress3094460136631081228.21st Runner-up
Thakor Swarupji SardarjiIndependent485160118486344.412nd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above12658070127281.153rd Runner-up
Tejabhai Nethibhai RabariBahujan Samaj Party11034054110881.014th Runner-up
Purohit Shyamaben NaranbhaiIndependent11064051106915th Runner-up
Madhu NirupabenIndependent68440168450.626th Runner-up
Thakor Melaji MadarsinhGarvi Gujarat Party679901068090.627th Runner-up
Parsani Ibrahimbhai PirabhaiIndependent36780136790.338th Runner-up
Parmar Chhaganchandraraj DhanabhaiIndependent25120425160.239th Runner-up
Dr. Chandra BenIndependent22520922610.2110th Runner-up
Charamta Bharatkumar KhemabhaiIndependent18180618240.1711th Runner-up
Desai Ishvarbhai MahadevbhaiIndependent17040517090.1612th Runner-up
Padhiyar Bharatkumar IshvarlalIndependent15040315070.1413th Runner-up
Jagdishji Parthiji DharaniIndependent14910114920.1414th Runner-up

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Banaskantha Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Banaskantha 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 Banaskantha constituency is Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
20142BanaskanthaGENChaudhary Haribhai Parthibhai M BJP 507856 Patel Joitabhai Kasnabhai M INC 305522
2013By PollsBanaskanthaGENChaudhary Haribhai ParthibhaiMBJP377988Gadhvi Krishnaben MukeshkumarFINC236011
20092BanaskanthaGENGadhvi Mukeshkumar BheiravdanjiMINC289409Chaudhary HaribhaiMBJP279108
200414BanaskanthaGENChavda Harisinhaji Pratapsinhaji MINC301148Chaudhary Haribhai Parathibhai MBJP294220
199914BanaskanthaGENChaudhary Haribhai ParthibhaiMBJP308313B K GadhviMINC282337
199814BanaskanthaGENChaudhari Haribhai ParathibhaiMBJP382714B.K. GadhviMINC297959
199614BanaskanthaGENB.K. GadhaviMINC211624Chavada Harisinhji PratapsinhjiMBJP199664
199114BanaskanthaGENChavda Harisinhji PatapsinhjiMBJP226895Shah Jayantilal VirchandbhaiMJD(G)174853
198914BanaskanthaGENShah Jayantilal VirchandbhaiMJD392636Gadhvi B.K.MINC142385
198414BanaskanthaGENB.K.GadhviMINC182674Chavda Harisinhji PratapsinhjiMJNP155391
198014BanaskanthaGENBheravdan Khetdanji GadhaviMINC(I)184057Achhva Kasambhai MahmadbhaiMJNP94570
197714BanaskanthaGENChaudhary Motibhai RanchhodbhaiMBLD168648Popatlal Mulshankar JoshiMINC103865
197113BanaskanthaGENPopatlal M. JoshiMINC116352S. K. PatilMNCO92945
1969By PollsBanaskanthaGENS.K.PatilMINC142175M.AmerseyMSWA42026
196713BanaskanthaGENM. AmerseyMSWA110028G.G. Mehta MINC105621
19628BanaskanthaGENJoharaben Akabarbhai ChavadaMINC115931Kanhaiyalal Bhabhutbhai MehtaMSWA60975
19578BanaskanthaGENChawda Akbarbhai DalumiyaMINC66368Mehta Kanaiyalal Bhabhutbhai MIND55665
19511BanaskanthaGENChavda Akbar Dalumiyan MINC91753Mehta Gordhandas Girdharlal MSP36042

List of Assembly Constituenciesin Banaskantha Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Banaskantha parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Danta (ST)PalanpurDeesa

Last Updated on March 24, 2020