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Shirdi is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the data from last census, 21,41,156 people stay in Shirdi. Out of them, 12.62% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,41,156 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 15.95% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 84.05% people.
Out of the total 14,59,712 voters, there are 7,65,921 male voters while 6,93,791 voters are females.
Elections for Shirdi were held on Apr 29. Talking about previous elections, SHS's sitting MP Lokhande Sadashiv Kisan defeated INC's Bhausaheb Rajaram Wakchaure by a huge margin of 199,922 votes.
A total of 64% voters cast their vote in these elections.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, SADASHIV KISAN LOKHANDE won the Shirdi. KAMBLE BHAUSAHEB MALHARI was defeated by a margin of 120,195 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Suresh Eknath Jagdhane while the Shiv Sena gave a ticket to Sadashiv Kisan Lokhande. Similarly, the Communist Party of India placed its bet on Bansi Bhaurao Satpute.