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Nanded is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the data from last census, 22,87,079 people stay in Nanded. Out of them, 20.49% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 22,87,079 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 34.87% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 65.13% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,87,057. Of them, 8,78,553 and 8,08,504 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Chavan Ashokrao Shankarrao from INC defeated BJP's Pawar (Patil) Digambar Bapuji by 81,455 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Nanded, a total of 60% voters got inked.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Prataprao Patil Chikhalikar of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's Ashok Shankarrao Chavan by a margin of 40,148. After a close shave, Prataprao Patil Chikhalikar will now govern Nanded for the next five years.
Indian National Congress fielded Ashok Shankarrao Chavan while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Chikhalikar Pratap Govindrao. Similarly, the Samajwadi Party placed its bet on Abdul Samad.