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Akola Lok Sabha Elections

Akola Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Akola constituency covers six assembly segments – Akot, Balapur, Akola West, Akola East, Murtizapur and Risod. Akola East and Murtizapur constituencies are reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won with a huge margin of over 2 lakh votes. He had defeated Hidayatulla Barkatulla Patel of the Indian National Congress (INC). Dhotre had secured 456472 votes while Patel got 253356 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 58.51 percent across 1755 polling stations.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar of the Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh and Ajay Panjabrao Hingankar of the Aam Aadmi Party.

In the year 2009, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre of the BJP managed to secure his winning position by getting over 64 thousand votes against BBM's Prakash Ambedkar. While Dhotre got 287526 seats, Ambedkar secured 222678 seats.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Babasaheb Dhabekar of the INC and Mujahid Khan Chand Khan who was an Independent.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao BJP

Won

554444
Ambedkar (Adv)Prakash Yashwant VBA

Lost

278848
Hidyatullah Bharkatullah Patel INC

Lost

254370
Nota NOTA

Lost

8866
Bhai B.C.Kamble BSP

Lost

7780
Mrs.Pravina Laxmanrao Bhatkar BMP

Lost

3583
Arun Kankar Wankhede PPI(D)

Lost

3048
Sachin Ganpatlal Sharma IND

Lost

2577
Murlidhar Lalsing Pawar IND

Lost

2141
Arun Manohar Thakare IND

Lost

1540
Social Workar Gajanan Onkar Harne (Anna) IND

Lost

1278
Pravin Chandrakant Kaurpuriya IND

Lost

965

Akola News

Maharashtra: Two brothers killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Maharashtra: Two brothers killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Two brothers were killed and their cousin was injured when a truck hit their motorcycle in Akola district of Maharashtra on Sunday morning, police said.

Jun 16, 2019, 13:11 PM IST
Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates from Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra. 

Apr 08, 2019, 14:12 PM IST
Akola Lok Sabha Constituency

Akola Lok Sabha Constituency

Akola constituency covers six assembly segments –  Akot, Balapur, Akola West, Akola East, Murtizapur and Risod.

Apr 08, 2019, 13:44 PM IST