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Surat Lok Sabha Elections

Surat Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Gujarat and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.

Voting for Lok Sabha election in Gujarat will be held in a single phase and counting will be held on May 23.

Surat constituency covers seven assembly segments – Olpad, Surat Purva, Surat Uttar, Varachha Marg, Karanj, Katargam and Surat Pashchim.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Darshana Vikram Jardosh, of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – roared to victory by getting an overwhelming margin of over 5.33 lakh votes. She had defeated Naishadh Desai of the Indian National Congress (INC). Jardosh had secured 718412 votes while Desai got 185222 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 63.90 percent across 1500 polling stations.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Mohanbhai Patel of the Aam Aadmi Party and Omprakash Srivastav of the Bahujan Samaj Party.

In the year 2009, Darshana Vikram Jardosh of the BJP managed to secure his winning position by getting over 74 thousand votes against INC's Dhirubhai Haribhai Gajera. While Jardosh got 364947 seats, Gajera secured 290149 seats.

Other members in the fray were Fakirbhai Chauhan of the Mahagujarat Janta Party and Ajaykumar Dineshbhai Patel of the BSP.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Darshana Vikram Jardosh BJP

Won

795651
Ashok Patel (Adhevada) INC

Lost

247421
Nota NOTA

Lost

10532
Adv. Vijay Shenmare CPI

Lost

5735
Surwade Santosh Avdhut (Gabbar) IND

Lost

2348
Rameshbhai P. Baraiya (Pati) IND

Lost

1057
Mahyavanshi Natvarbhai Dahyabhai IND

Lost

1020
Dinesh Jikadra Prajapati IND

Lost

1013
Shri. Gautamraj Hindustani YUS

Lost

722
Dipak Gangani IND

Lost

717
Captain Rita Maa PPOI

Lost

643
Jogiya Amisha Vikrambhai SYVP

Lost

607
Dhameliya Piyush Vallabhbhai (R.D.P) RDMP

Lost

532
Tulsibhai Laxmanbhai Dakhara IND

Lost

414

Surat News

Surat fire: Administration begins demolition drive, tears down all illegal constructions

Surat fire: Administration begins demolition drive, tears down all illegal constructions

The fire ripped through the coaching centre located in Takshashila Arcade in Surat`s Sarthana area on Friday, killing as many as 20 people, mostly students, and injuring many others.

May 27, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
Surat tragedy: Congress demands strict enforcement of fire safety norms

Surat tragedy: Congress demands strict enforcement of fire safety norms

The Congress leader demanded that the state government conduct a thorough probe into the Surat fire tragedy, and said they will raise the issue of fire safety during the monsoon session of the state

May 27, 2019, 15:24 PM IST
Surat tragedy: Tyres used as chairs in coaching class made fire spread fast, says Gujarat Chief Secretary

Surat tragedy: Tyres used as chairs in coaching class made fire spread fast, says Gujarat Chief Secretary

Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh said the fire tenders failed to reach at the scene of the incident because they were stationed around 45 minutes away from the building.

May 27, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Two more persons arrested in connection with Surat fire

Two more persons arrested in connection with Surat fire

They were identified as Harshul Vekharia and Jignesh Paghdal, and their arrests come a day after coaching class owner Bhargav Butani was held, an official said.

May 26, 2019, 23:36 PM IST
Surat fire tragedy: NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of media reports

Surat fire tragedy: NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of media reports

The NHRC on Saturday issued a notice to Gujarat government and its Chief Secretary Jagdip Narayan Singh seeking a detailed report in the matter.

May 26, 2019, 12:20 PM IST
Internet salutes braveheart Ketan Jorawadia who risked his life to save children in Surat fire tragedy

Internet salutes braveheart Ketan Jorawadia who risked his life to save children in Surat fire tragedy

The death toll in Takshshila Arcade fire in Sarthana in Gujarat's Surat touched 22 on Saturday.   

May 26, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Surat fire tragedy death toll touches 22; NHRC issues notice to Gujarat government

Surat fire tragedy death toll touches 22; NHRC issues notice to Gujarat government

The death toll in Takshshila Arcade fire in Sarthana in Gujarat's Surat touched 22 after two more teenage students died on Saturday evening. The city police have ordered shut down of all coaching

May 26, 2019, 07:15 AM IST
After Surat tragedy, Delhi Fire Service planning to audit coaching institutes in national capital

After Surat tragedy, Delhi Fire Service planning to audit coaching institutes in national capital

Sources said that the Delhi Fire Service has already started the process in this regard and a public notice would be issued soon. 

May 26, 2019, 06:27 AM IST
Surat fire tragedy witnesses recall horror: Students were screaming, my mind froze

Surat fire tragedy witnesses recall horror: Students were screaming, my mind froze

Most of the students who died were in the age group of 14 to 17 years.

May 25, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
Surat coaching centre fire: Police orders shut down of tuition classes for now

Surat coaching centre fire: Police orders shut down of tuition classes for now

Surat Police Commissioner Satish Sharma also informed that all type of tuition classes in Surat have been stopped for now. 

May 25, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Short circuit triggered Surat building fire that claimed lives of 19 teens

Short circuit triggered Surat building fire that claimed lives of 19 teens

The death toll in Surat fire tragedy is likely to go up, claim sources.

May 25, 2019, 08:36 AM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 24 May 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, 24 May 2019 This segment of DNA brings to you analysis of top news of the day.

May 24, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

DNA Analysis on Massive fire in Surat coaching centre

A fire broke out on the second floor of a commercial complex at Surat’s Sarthana. Students of coaching centre jumped from second floor to save lives. 18 people killed in this incident

May 24, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 24 May 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

May 24, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Surat coaching centre fire: 18 People killed

A fire broke out on the second floor of a commercial complex at Surat’s Sarthana. Students of coaching centre jumped from second floor to save lives.

May 24, 2019, 20:06 PM IST

Surat coaching centre fire: Students jump from second floor to save lives

A fire broke out on the second floor of a commercial complex at Surat’s Sarthana. Students of coaching centre jumped from second floor to save lives.

May 24, 2019, 18:40 PM IST

Fire breaks out in a commercial complex in Surat

A fire broke out on the second floor of a commercial complex at Surat’s Sarthana. People Jump Out of Burning Surat Building

May 24, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
Gujarat: Death toll in Surat building fire reaches 20, CM announces compensation of 4 lakh to kin of victims

Gujarat: Death toll in Surat building fire reaches 20, CM announces compensation of 4 lakh to kin of victims

The classes of a coaching institute were being held in the top floor of the building when the fire broke out and in panic, the students jumped from the building.

May 24, 2019, 17:42 PM IST
Surat Lok Sabha Constituency of Gujarat: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Surat Lok Sabha Constituency of Gujarat: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Surat Lok Sabha constituency of Gujarat.  

Apr 11, 2019, 11:54 AM IST