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Gujarat's Patan is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Patan is 23,17,424, among which 9.67% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.15% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 15.02% of voters live in urban areas while 84.98% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 16,28,641 voters, there are 8,46,195 male voters while 7,82,446 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Vaghela Liladharbhai Khodaji defeated INC's Rathod Bhavsinhbhai Dahyabhai by a huge margin of 138,719 votes.
A total of 59% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In Patan, JAGDISH THAKOR of Indian National Congress put up a good fight but lost the seat to Bharatiya Janata Party's DABHI BHARATSINHJI SHANKARJI.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Dabhi Bharatsinhji Shankarji while the Indian National Congress fielded Jagdish Thakor. Surajkumar Mahendrabhai Parmar was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.