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Junagadh is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat.
According to the data from last census, 21,55,034 people stay in Junagadh. Out of them, 8.94% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,55,034 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 35.71% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 64.29% people.
Out of the total 14,85,543 voters, there are 7,72,017 male voters while 7,13,526 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai defeated INC's Punjabhai Bhimabhai Vansh by a huge margin of 135,832 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 63%.
In a hard fought battle between CHUDASAMA RAJESHBHAI NARANBHAI (Bharatiya Janata Party) and VANSH PUNJABHAI BHIMABHAI (Indian National Congress), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 150,185 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Deven Govindbhai Vanvi while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Vansh Punjabhai Bhimabhai.