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Gujarat's Banaskantha is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 24,22,063 people stay in Banaskantha. Out of them, 10.33% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24,22,063 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 15.27% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 84.73% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,15,711. Of them, 7,96,124 and 7,19,587 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Chaudhry Haribhai Parthibhai from BJP defeated INC's Patel Joitabhai Kasanabhai by a huge margin of 202,334 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 59%.
The result of Banaskantha is out, as PARBATBHAI SAVABHAI PATEL of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against PARTHIBHAI GALBABHAI BHATOL (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 679108 votes and won by a whopping margin of 368,296 votes.
Indian National Congress fielded Parthibhai Galbabhai Bhatol while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Tejabhai Nethibhai Rabari. Similarly, the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Parbatbhai Patel.