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Ahmedabad East is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat.
According to the data from last census, 24,43,198 people stay in Ahmedabad East. Out of them, 8.37% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24,43,198 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 83.80% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 16.20% people.
There are a total of 16,01,832 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,52,765 are male voters and 7,49,067 are female voters.
The sitting MP Paresh Dahyalal Rawal from BJP defeated INC's Patel Himmatsingh Prahladsingh by a huge margin of 326,633 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 62%.
The result of Ahmedabad East is out, as Patel Hasmukhbhai Somabhai of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against Gitaben Patel (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 749834 votes and won by a whopping margin of 434,330 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Patel Hasmukhbhai Somabhai while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Vaghela Ganeshbhai Narsinhbhai, and the Indian National Congress chose Geetaben Kirtikumar Patel as their candidate.