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Latur is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the census, the total population of Latur is 24,40,559, among which 19.90% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.27% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 26.13% of voters live in urban areas while 73.87% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 16,82,607 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,97,919 are male voters and 7,84,688 are female voters.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Gaikwad Sunil Baliram defeated INC's Bansode Dattatray Gunderao by a huge margin of 253,395 votes.
A total of 63% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Latur is out, as Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangare of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against Kamant Machhindra Gunwantrao (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 661495 votes and won by a whopping margin of 289,111 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangare while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Dr. Siddharthkumar Digambarrao Suryawanshi, and the Indian National Congress chose Kamant Machindra Gunaji as their candidate.