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Porbandar is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat.
According to the census, the total population of Porbandar is 21,12,269, among which 10.07% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.71% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 39.09% of voters live in urban areas while 60.91% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,39,223. Of them, 8,07,383 and 7,31,840 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Porbandar were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansrajbhai defeated NCP's Jadeja Kandhalbhai Sarmanbhai by a huge margin of 267,971 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 53%.
The latest election results have shown that Indian National Congress's LALIT VASOYA had to bite dust as Bharatiya Janata Party's RAMESHBHAI LAVJIBHAI DHADUK emerged victorious. By getting 563881, the latter will govern the seat for next five years.
Indian National Congress fieled Lalit Vasoya while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Samatbhai Govabhai Kadavala, and the Bharatiya Janata Party chose Rameshbhai Dhaduk as their candidate.