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Yavatmal-washim is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra.
According to the census, the total population of Yavatmal-washim is 23,95,147, among which 14.56% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 13.19% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 25.30% of voters live in urban areas while 74.70% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 17,43,498 voters, there are 9,16,049 male voters while 8,27,449 voters are females.
In the previous elections, SHS's Gawali Bhavana Pundlikrao defeated Shivajirao Shivaramji Moghe from INC. The margin was 93,816 votes.
A total of 59% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Bhavana Pundlikrao Gawali of Shivsena defeated Indian National Congress's Thakre Manikrao Govindrao by a margin of 117,939. After a close shave, Bhavana Pundlikrao Gawali will now govern Yavatmal-washim for the next five years.
To win this seat, Indian National Congress fieled Thakre Manikrao Govindrao. On the other hand, Shiv Sena placed its bet on Bhavana Pundlikrao Gawali.