Bhiwandi Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, formed before the 1962 elections but dissolved after that of the 1967 one only to be reformed after the delimitation of assemblies of 2008. The Bhiwandi Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 23) has a total of 1,483,176 electorates out of which 663,456 are females and 819,720 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments of which two are reserved for the ST category. Bhiwandi city lies in the Konkan coastal lowland of the Thane District at a height of 24 m, at a distance of 15 km from the city of Thane and 20 km from Mumbai.
The city has a total population of about 626,000 of which 52% comprises of males and 48% of females. About 11% of the population is under the age of six and the city has a 60% Muslim majority. Marathi, Urdu, Hindi and English are the widely used languages. The average literacy rate of Bhiwandi is about 85% and there are several public and private schools, affiliated to both the state and central boards of education. The city has the most number of power looms in India and has a major textile industry. It also houses the biggest godown in the continent. The Mumbai-Agra Highway, i.e., National Highway NH-3 passes through the city connecting it to several nearby cities.
Bhiwandi 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|
|Kapil Moreshwar Patil||Bharatiya Janata Party||522032||0||1551||523583||52.09||Winner|
|Taware Suresh Kashinath||Indian National Congress||366671||0||583||367254||36.54||1st Runner-up|
|Prof. (Dr.) Arun Savant||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi||51259||0||196||51455||5.12||2nd Runner-up|
|Nitesh Raghunath Jadhav||Independent||20675||0||22||20697||2.06||3rd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||16355||0||42||16397||1.63||4th Runner-up|
|Deepak Pandharinath Khambekar||Independent||3577||0||0||3577||0.36||5th Runner-up|
|Suhas Dhananjay Bonde||Independent||3384||0||1||3385||0.34||6th Runner-up|
|Ansari Mumtaz Abdulsattar||Bahujan Republican Socialist Party||3240||0||0||3240||0.32||7th Runner-up|
|Balaram Vitthal Mhatre||Independent||2962||0||0||2962||0.29||8th Runner-up|
|Dr. Nooruddin Nizam Ansari||Samajwadi Party||2754||0||2||2756||0.27||9th Runner-up|
|Sanjay Ganapat Wagh||Bhartiya Tribal Party||2362||0||7||2369||0.24||10th Runner-up|
|Kapil Jayhind Patil||Independent||2055||0||3||2058||0.2||11th Runner-up|
|Engineer Navid Betab||Independent||1806||0||0||1806||0.18||12th Runner-up|
|Feroz Abdurrahim Shaikh||Jan Adhikar Party||1398||0||0||1398||0.14||13th Runner-up|
|Kapil Yashwant Dhamane||Independent||1333||0||2||1335||0.13||14th Runner-up|
|Kishor Rambhauji Kinkar||Bharat Prabhat Party||900||0||0||900||0.09||15th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Bhiwandi Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Bhiwandi 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 Bhiwandi constituency is Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||23||Bhiwandi||GEN||Kapil Moreshwar Patil||M||BJP||411070||Patil Vishwanath Ramchandra||M||INC||301620|
|2009||23||Bhiwandi||GEN||Taware ,Shri Suresh Kashinath ||M||INC||182789||Patil Jagannath Shivram||M||BJP||141425|
|1971||9||Bhiwandi||GEN||Shrikrishna Vaijanath Dhamankar||M||INC||163684||Ram Jethmalani ||M||IND||97203|
|1967||9||Bhiwandi||GEN||S. D. Baswant||M||INC||136904||V. K. Patil||M||PWP||86030|
|1962||6||Bhiwandi||(ST)||Shrimant Maharaj Saheb Yashwantro Martanrao Mukane||M||INC||104579||Rupji Lalya Kadu ||M||CPI||64905|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Bhiwandi Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Bhiwandi parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Bhiwandi Rural (ST)||Shahapur (ST)||Bhiwandi West|
|Bhiwandi East||Kalyan West||Murbad|
Last Updated on july 07, 2020