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The Gujarat has 26 Lok Sabha constituencies and Valsad is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 23,00,449 people stay in Valsad. Out of them, 1.84% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 23,00,449 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 29.31% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 70.69% people.
Out of the total 15,12,061 voters, there are 7,75,073 male voters while 7,36,988 voters are females.
Elections for Valsad were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Dr. KC Patel defeated INC's Kishanbhai Vestabhai Patel by a huge margin of 208,004 votes.
A total of 74% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr.K.C.PATEL crushed Indian National Congress's CHAUDHARI JITUBHAI HARJIBHAI by a margin of 353,797 to win Valsad.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Kishorbhai Ramanbhai Patel (Rajubhai) while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Dr. KC Patel. Chaudhari Jitubhai Harjibhai was the candiate from Indian National Congress.