Disclaimer: This piece has been generated by NewsBytes AI engine, with zero human intervention. If you spot any errors, please contact Yantra.
Palghar is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the census, the total population of Palghar is 28,98,979, among which 2.92% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 35.97% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 54.40% of voters live in urban areas while 45.60% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 15,78,077 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,30,432 are male voters and 7,47,645 are female voters.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Wanaga Chintaman Navasha defeated BVA's Baliram Sukur Jadhav by a huge margin of 239,520 votes.
The result of Palghar is out, as Rajendra Dhedya Gavit of Shivsena emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against Baliram Sukur Jadhav (Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi). The former garnered 580479 votes and won by a margin of 88,883 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Sanjay Laxman Tambda while Shiv Sena placed its bet on Gavit Rajendra Dhedya for this Lok Sabha seat.