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The Gujarat has 26 Lok Sabha constituencies and Amreli is one of them.
As per the last census report, Amreli houses 20,80,631 people. Out of them, 7.63% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.41% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 25.37% of voters are from urban areas while 74.63% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,86,286 voters, there are 7,77,662 male voters while 7,08,624 voters are females.
The sitting MP Kachhadiya Naranbhai Bhikhabhai from BJP defeated INC's Thummar Virjibhai Keshavbhai by a huge margin of 156,232 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 54% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In Amreli, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kachhadiya Naranbhai Bhikhabhai thrashed his opponent by 201,431. The Paresh Dhanani of Indian National Congress managed to get 327604 in the closely watched battle.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Kachhadiya Naranbhai Bhikhabhai while the Indian National Congress fielded Paresh Dhanani. Chauhan Ravjibhai Mulabhai was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.