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Maharashtra's Gadchiroli-chimur is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Gadchiroli-chimur houses 20,94,874 people. Out of them, 12.05% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 30.80% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 9.15% of voters are from urban areas while 90.85% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,69,767 voters, there are 7,53,927 male voters while 7,15,840 voters are females.
Elections for Gadchiroli-chimur were held on Apr 11. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Ashok Mahadeorao Nete defeated INC's Dr. Namdeo Dalluji Usendi by a huge margin of 236,870 votes.
A total of 70% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, ASHOK MAHADEORAO NETE of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's Dr. NAMDEO DALLUJI USENDI by a margin of 77,526. After a close shave, ASHOK MAHADEORAO NETE will now govern Gadchiroli-chimur for the next five years.
Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Harichandra Nagoji Mangam while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Ashok Mahadeorao Nete, and the Indian National Congress chose Namdeo Dalluji Usendi as their candidate.