The Rajkot Parliamentary constituency, covering the Rajkot District in the Western state of Gujarat, is one of the 26 Lok Sabha seats represented in this “Jewel State” of western India. 1,455,072 is the total electorate count in the Rajkot Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 10). Out of these 755,369 number of electorates are males and the remaining 699,703 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.
Not only does the Rajkot city represent the administrative capital of the Rajkot District, but it has exquisite splendour in terms of its historical and archaeological brilliance. Rajkot is the fourth largest city in the state, following Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. With a population of 3,799,770 (2011 census), the Rajkot district is one of the most acclaimed and popular regions in the state of Gujarat. It is famous across the world for its jewellery market, silk embroidery and watch parts, besides becoming a global platform for automobile as well as software. The number of Assembly segments of the Rajkot Parliamentary constituency is seven. Of these, Rajkot Rural is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes. With a rich historical heritage, some of the primary tourist hubs in this Parliamentary constituency of Rajkot are the Jubilee Garden, which houses many monuments from the colonial times, and other historic places like Gandhi’s childhood residence (Kaba Gandhi No Delo), Watson Musuem, Lang Library, Turkibapu's Dargah, Hashanshah Pir Dargah, Jam Tower, Masonic Hall, among others.
Rajkot 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
|Kundaria Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai||Bharatiya Janata Party||755296||0||3349||758645||63.47||Winner|
|Kagathara Lalitbhai||Indian National Congress||388405||0||1833||390238||32.65||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||18080||0||238||18318||1.53||2nd Runner-up|
|Vijay Parmar||Bahujan Samaj Party||15288||0||100||15388||1.29||3rd Runner-up|
|Rakesh Patel||Independent||4237||0||6||4243||0.35||4th Runner-up|
|Dengada Pravinbhai Meghjibhai||Independent||2164||0||2||2166||0.18||5th Runner-up|
|Jaspalsinh Mahaveersinh Tomar||Independent||1587||0||9||1596||0.13||6th Runner-up|
|Amardas B. Desani||Independent||1383||0||9||1392||0.12||7th Runner-up|
|Chitroda Nathalal (Chitroda Sir)||Independent||1164||0||5||1169||0.1||8th Runner-up|
|Chauhan Manojbhai Pravinbhai||Independent||1140||0||6||1146||0.1||9th Runner-up|
|J. B. Chauhan||Independent||968||0||2||970||0.08||10th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Rajkot Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Rajkot 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 Rajkot constituency is Shri Kundariya Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai of INC.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||10||Rajkot||GEN||Kundariya Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai ||M ||BJP ||621524 ||Kunvarjibhai Mohanbhai Bavaliya ||M ||INC ||375096|
|2009||10||Rajkot||GEN||Bavaliya,Shri Kunwarjibhai Mohanbhai ||M||INC||307553||Kirankumar Valjibhai Bhalodia (Patel)||M||BJP||282818|
|2004||4||Rajkot||GEN||Dr. Kathiria Vallabhbhai Ramjibhai||M||BJP||320604||Balvantbhai Bachubhai Manvar||M||NCP||176634|
|1999||4||Rajkot||GEN||Dr Kathiriya Vallabhbhai Ramjibhai||M||BJP||312941||Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansarajbhai||M||INC||226194|
|1998||4||Rajkot||GEN||Dr.Kathiriya Vallabhbhai Ramjibhai||M||BJP||480316||Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansrajbhai||M||AIRJP||126129|
|1996||4||Rajkot||GEN||Dr. Kathiriya Vallabhbhai Ramjibhai||M||BJP||210626||Vakariya Shivlalbhai Nagjibhai||M||INC||169806|
|1991||4||Rajkot||GEN||Shivlalbhai Veraria||M||BJP||277289||Manoharsinhji Pradumnasinhji Jadeja||M||INC||222429|
|1989||4||Rajkot||GEN||Vekaria Shivlal Nagibhai||M||BJP||345185||Ramaben Ramjibhi||F||INC||150759|
|1984||4||Rajkot||GEN||Mavani Ramaben Ramjibhai||F||INC||225360||Shukla Chimanbhai Harilal||M||BJP||167770|
|1980||4||Rajkot||GEN||Mavani Ramjibhai Bhurabhai||M||INC(I)||158220||Shukla Chimanbhai Harilal ||M||JNP||104744|
|1977||4||Rajkot||GEN||Patel Keshubhai Savdasbhai||M||BLD||143051||Arvindkumar Mohanlal Patel||M||INC||127250|
|1971||3||Rajkot||GEN||Ghanshyambhai Oza||M||INC||142481||Minoo Masani||M||SWA||75002|
|1967||3||Rajkot||GEN||M.R. Masani||M||SWA||128537||V. Patel||M||INC||122061|
|1962||3||Rajkot||GEN||Uchharangrai Navalshanker Dhebar||M||INC||102344||Narottam Laxmichand Shah||M||IND||61311|
Facts about current sitting MP of Rajkot Constituency
|Name of MP ||Shri Mohanbhai Kalyanji Kundariya|
|Nature of Membership ||Elected|
|Term ||May, 2014 to In office|
|Political Party ||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification ||Under Matric|
|Activities of Shri Mohanbhai Kalyanji Kundariya in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Debates participated ||33|
|Private member bills passed ||0|
|Questions asked ||141|
Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.
List of Assembly Constituenciesin Rajkot Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Rajkot parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Rajkot West||Rajkot South||Rajkot Rural (SC)|