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Bhandara-Gondiya (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bhandara-Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency (Marathi: भंडारा-गोंदिया लोकसभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the Presidential notification on delimitation of parliamentary constituencies, based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002 and Bhandara (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist. Three of its assembly segments are in Bhandara district, while the other three are in Gondiya district.

Assembly segments

Presently, Bhandara-Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These segments with constituency number and reservations (if any) are:[1]

  1. Tumsar - 60
  2. Bhandara - 61 (SC)
  3. Sakoli - 62
  4. Arjuni Morgaon - 63 (SC)
  5. Tirora - 64
  6. Gondiya - 65

Members of Parliament

Election results

General elections 2009

General Election, 2009: Bhandara-Gondiya
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NCP Praful Patel 4,89,814 47.52
Independent Nana Patole 2,37,899 23.08
BJP Shishupal Patle 1,58,938 15.42
BSP Virendrakumar Jaiswal 68,246 6.62
Majority 2,51,915
Turnout 10,30,750
NCP hold Swing

See also


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