Solapur of Maharashtra

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Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha constituencies and Solapur is one of them.

As per the last census report, Solapur houses 20,18,949 people. Out of them, 14.58% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 2.43% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 39.15% of voters are from urban areas while 60.85% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 17,02,755. Of them, 8,93,736 and 8,09,019 are male and female voters respectively.

In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Sharad Bansode defeated INC's Shinde Sushilkumar Sambhajirao by a huge margin of 149,674 votes.

The voter turnout recorded was 56%.

This time, Solapur saw a three-way battle between former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde (INC), Lingayat seer Jaisiddeshwar Swami (BJP) and Prakash Ambedkar (Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi).

Maharashtra's Solapur was won by Bharatiya Janata Party's SHRI. SHA. BRA. DR. JAI SIDHESHWAR SHIVACHARY MAHASWAMIJI. In a hard-fought battle, Indian National Congress"s SHINDE SUSHILKUMAR SAMBHAJIRAO lost the seat by a margin of 158,608.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Dr. Jay Siddeshwar Shivachrya Mahaswamiji

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

524985

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Karande Manisha Manohar

Independent

IND

1550

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Khandare Sudarshan Raichand

Independent

IND

960

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Malhari Gulab Patole

Independent

IND

1380

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Prof. Dr. Ohal Arjun Gena

Bahujan Mukti Party

BMP

0

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Shri Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant

Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi

VBA

170007

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Shri Bhise Krishna Nagnath

Bahujan Maha Party

BMP

0

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Shri Gaydhankar Vishnu Shidram

Bharatiya Praja Surajya Paksha

BPSP

0

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Shri Maske Shrimant Murlidhar

Independent

IND

2016

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Shri Shinde Sushilkumar Sambhajirao

Indian National Congress

INC

366377

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Shrivenkateswar Maha Swamiji (Katakdhond DG)

Hindustan Janta Party

HJP

1830

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Ughade Ashok Bhagavanrao

Independent

IND

986

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Vikram Uttam Kasabe

Independent

IND

1474

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