One of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, Akola was formed before the 1951 elections and has six Vidhan Sabha segments, of which two are reserved for the SC category. The Akola Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6) consists of 1,480,606 number of electorates in totality, of these 768,569 are males and 712,037 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. The city of Akola is the centre of administration of the Akola District and lies in the Vidarbha region, 250 kms away from Nagpur bordered by the districts of Amravati, Washim and Buldhana. The Melghat Hills lie to the north of the city which has an altitude of about 280 metres and the city sprawls over an area of 60 sq kms.
As per the 2011 census, Akola city had a population of over 4,27,000 with 13% being under the age of six. 52% of the population comprises of males and the sex ratio is 958 females per 1,000 males. Marathi is the official language here. The average literacy rate is about 92% with male and female literacy rates at 94% and 87% respectively.
The city has several private and public schools, mostly affiliated with the state board of Maharashtra. Many colleges are located here which offer degrees in science, commerce, arts, medical sciences, engineering and law, including a famous agricultural university. The main economic activities include agriculture, IT engineering and cotton production. National Highway NH-6, State Highways SH-68 and SH-69 pass through the city and connect it to a large road network.
Akola 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|
|Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||Bharatiya Janata Party||552898||0||1546||554444||49.53||Winner|
|Ambedkar (Adv) Prakash Yashwant||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi||278241||0||607||278848||24.91||1st Runner-up|
|Hidayatullah Barakatullah Patel||Indian National Congress||254094||0||276||254370||22.72||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||8844||0||22||8866||0.79||3rd Runner-up|
|Bhai B.C.Kamble||Bahujan Samaj Party||7736||0||44||7780||0.69||4th Runner-up|
|Mrs. Pravina Laxmanrao Bhatkar||Bahujan Mukti Party||3579||0||4||3583||0.32||5th Runner-up|
|Arun Kankar Wankhede||Peoples Party Of India (Democratic)||3038||0||10||3048||0.27||6th Runner-up|
|Sachin Ganpatlal Sharma||Independent||2575||0||2||2577||0.23||7th Runner-up|
|Murlidhar Lalsing Pawar||Independent||2134||0||7||2141||0.19||8th Runner-up|
|Arun Manohar Thakare||Independent||1528||0||12||1540||0.14||9th Runner-up|
|Social Worker Gajanan Onkar Harne (Anna)||Independent||1272||0||6||1278||0.11||10th Runner-up|
|Pravin Chandrakant Kaurpuriya||Independent||963||0||2||965||0.09||11th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Akola Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Akola 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 Akola constituency is Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||6||Akola||GEN||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||M||BJP||456472||Patel Hidayat Ulla Barkat Ulla||M||INC||253356|
|2009||6||Akola||GEN||Dhotre,Shri Sanjay Shamrao ||M||BJP||287526||Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant||M||BBM||222678|
|2004||19||Akola||GEN||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||M||BJP||313323||Laxmanrao Tayade||M||INC||206952|
|1999||19||Akola||GEN||Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant||M||BBM||272243||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||263527|
|1998||19||Akola||GEN||Ambedkar Prakash Yashawant||M||RPI||366427||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||333645|
|1996||19||Akola||GEN||Phundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||221094||Ambedkar Prakash Yeshwant||M||RPI||212041|
|1991||19||Akola||GEN||Fundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||201800||Gangane Sudakar Ramkrishna||M||INC||156687|
|1989||19||Akola||GEN||Phundkar Pandurang Pundlik||M||BJP||322384||Azhar Hussain||M||INC||171015|
|1984||19||Akola||GEN||Madhusudan Atmaram Vairale||M||INC||178874||Ambedkar Prakash Yeshwant||M||IND||165064|
|1980||19||Akola||GEN||Vairale Madhusudan Atmaram||M||INC(I)||199050||Mo. A. Razak Noor Mahammed||M||INC(U)||95025|
|1977||19||Akola||GEN||Sathe Vasantrao Purushottam||M||INC||208468||Lahane Motiram Udaybhanji||M||BLD||146969|
|1971||18||Akola||GEN||K. M. Asgar Hussain Sardarkhan||M||INC||255162||Motiram Udebhan Lahane ||M||BJS||88713|
|1967||18||Akola||GEN||K. M. A. H. Sardarkhan||M||INC||188248||S. S. Khandare ||M||RPI||141953|
|1962||29||Akola||GEN||Mohammad Mohibbul Haq Mohammad Anwarul Haq||M||INC||135226||Brijlal Nandlal Biyani ||M||IND||88057|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Akola Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Akola parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Akola East||Murtizapur (SC)||Risod|
Last Updated on july 06, 2020