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Akola is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the data from last census, 22,11,204 people stay in Akola. Out of them, 20.22% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 22,11,204 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 34.09% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 65.91% people.
Out of the total 16,46,463 voters, there are 8,69,922 male voters while 7,76,541 voters are females.
Elections for Akola were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Dhotre Sanjay Shyamrao defeated INC's Patel Hidayat Ulla Barkat Ulla by a huge margin of 203,116 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Akola, a total of 59% voters got inked.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao crushed Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi's Ambedkar (Adv) Prakash Yashwant by a margin of 275,596 to win Akola.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Kamble Bhanudas Chokhoba while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Hidayatulla Barakatulla Patel. Similarly, the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre.