The Parliamentary constituency of Surat plays a larger role not only in Gujarat, but in the overall politics of the country. This seat has witnessed someof the most prominent political leaders as Members of Parliament, such as former Prime Minister of the country Morarji Desai as well as a BJP veteran leader Kashiram Rana. The Surat Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 24) consists of 1,420,969 number of electorates in totality, of these 786,573 are males and 634,396 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests.
Situated in the Surat District, this constituency has the city of Surat as its administrative headquarters, which is the second-largest city of the Gujarat. This constituency came into existence in 1951. Being being one of the most historically prominent regions of Surat, it has several important tourist destinations, such as Surat Fort, Sardar Patel Museum, Dutch Garden, Vansada National Park, Chintamani Jain Temple, Unai Hot Spring, the golden beaches of Ubharat and Tithal, Jawaharlal Nehru Garden, and Parsi Agiary. Over 4.5 million people reside in the Surat District, making this region one of the most densely populated regions of the state. The economy thrives on rich industrial production of diamonds, textiles and the flourishing diamond-studded gold jewellery. Surat’s economy also flourishes on fabric production, which contributes to 40% of the revenue in the district.
Sabarkantha 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
|Darshana Vikram Jardosh||Bharatiya Janata Party||794133||0||1518||795651||74.47||Winner|
|Ashok Patel (Adhevada)||Indian National Congress||246978||0||443||247421||23.16||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||10464||0||68||10532||0.99||2nd Runner-up|
|Adv. Vijay Shenmare||Communist Party Of India||5732||0||3||5735||0.54||3rd Runner-up|
|Surwade Santosh Avdhut (Gabbar)||Independent||2348||0||0||2348||0.22||4th Runner-up|
|Rameshbhai P. Baraiya (Pati)||Independent||1056||0||1||1057||0.1||5th Runner-up|
|Mahyavanshi Natvarbhai Dahyabhai||Independent||1015||0||5||1020||0.1||6th Runner-up|
|Dinesh Jikadra Prajapati||Independent||1004||0||9||1013||0.09||7th Runner-up|
|Shri. Gautamraj Hindustani||Yuva Sarkar||721||0||1||722||0.07||8th Runner-up|
|Dipak Gangani||Independent||716||0||1||717||0.07||9th Runner-up|
|Captain Rita Maa||Pyramid Party Of India||642||0||1||643||0.06||10th Runner-up|
|Jogiya Amisha Vikrambhai||Sanyukt Vikas Party||606||0||1||607||0.06||11th Runner-up|
|Dhameliya Piyush Vallabhbhai (R.D.P)||Real Democracy Party||532||0||0||532||0.05||12th Runner-up|
|Tulsibhai Laxmanbhai Dakhara||Independent||412||0||2||414||0.04||13th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Surat Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Surat 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 Surat constituency is Jardosh Darshnaben Vikrambhai of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||24||Surat||GEN||Jardosh Darshnaben Vikrambhai ||F ||BJP ||718412 ||Desai Naishadhbhai Bhupatbhai ||M ||INC ||185222|
|2009||24||Surat||GEN||Jardosh,Smt. Darshana Vikram ||F||BJP||364947||Gajera Dhirubhai Haribhai||M||INC||290149|
|2004||24||Surat||GEN||Kashiram Rana||M||BJP||508076||Chandravadan Chhotubhai Pithawala||M||INC||357513|
|1999||24||Surat||GEN||Kashiram Rana||M||BJP||423773||Rupin Rameshchandra Patchigar||M||INC||174576|
|1998||24||Surat||GEN||Kashiram Rana||M||BJP||564601||Thakorbhai Naik||M||INC||260579|
|1996||24||Surat||GEN||Kashiram Rana||M||BJP||376933||Kotadia Manubhai||M||INC||201672|
|1991||24||Surat||GEN||Kashiram Rana||M||BJP||336285||Chaudhary Sahdev Bherabhai||M||INC||229931|
|1984||24||Surat||GEN||Patel Chhaganbhai Devabhai||M||INC||286928||Rana Kashiram Chhabildas||M||BJP||236253|
|1980||24||Surat||GEN||Patel Chhaganbhai Devabhai||M||INC(I)||234263||Ashok Ranjitram Mehta||M||JNP||207602|
|1977||24||Surat||GEN||Desai Morarji Ranchhodji||M||BLD||206206||Chauhan Jashvantsingh Dan Singh||M||INC||184746|
|1971||22||Surat||GEN||Morarji Ranchhodji Desai||M||NCO||170321||Gordhandas Ranchhoddas Chokhawala||M||INC||138797|
|1967||22||Surat||GEN||M.R. Desai||M||INC||163836||J.D. Chauhan ||M||IND||40928|
|1962||21||Surat||GEN||Morarji Ranchhodji Desai||M||INC||165225||Jaswantsinh Dansinh Chauhan ||M||IND||66194|
|1957||20||Surat||GEN||Desai Morarji Ranchhodji||M||INC||190563||Mehta Dinkarrao Krishnalal ||M||IND||39076|
|1951||11||Surat-1||GEN||Desai Kanhaiyalal Nanabhai||M||INC||244016||Desai Ishwarlal Chhotubhai ||M||SP||126233|
|1951||11||Surat-2||GEN||Patel Bahadurbhai Kuthabhai ||M||INC||229295||Malvi Malubhai Rudabhai ||M||SP||116466|
Facts about current sitting MP of Surat Constituency
|Name of MP ||Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh|
|Nature of Membership ||Elected|
|Term ||May, 2014 to In office|
|Political Party ||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification ||B.Com. (Economics & Banking)|
|Activities of Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Debates participated ||67|
|Private member bills passed ||3|
|Questions asked ||305|
Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.
List of Assembly Constituenciesin Surat Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Surat parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Olpad||Surat East||Surat North|
|Surat West|| |