Ahmedabad East is one of 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Gujarat. All constituencies in the state voted in the third phase on April 23. The results would be declared on May 23.
Ahmedabad East registered 61.29 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 0.03 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1809841 while the total voter turnout is 1109303. While in 2014, the constituency registered 61.26 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1599263 while the total voter's turnout was 979773.
Gitaben Patel of Indian National Congress, Patel Hasmukhbhai Somabhai of Bharatiya Janata Party and Vaghela Ganeshbhai Narsinhbhai of Bahujan Samaj Party are a few prominent candidates contesting for general election 2019 from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency of Gujarat.
Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency covers seven assembly segments - Dahegam, Gandhinagar Dakshin, Vatva, Nikol, Naroda, Thakkarbapa Nagar and Bapunagar. This constituency was created in 2008.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency of Gujarat.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Gitaben Patel||Indian National Congress|
|2||Patel Hasmukhbhai Somabhai||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Vaghela Ganeshbhai Narsinhbhai||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|4||Kadri Mohammad Sabir||Ambedkar National Congress|
|5||Chauhan Narendrasinh Makhatulsinh||Yuva Jan Jagriti Party|
|6||Thakur Jitendrasinh Surendrasinh||Loktantrik Rashrtavadi Party|
|7||Bhatt Sunilkumar Narendrabhai||Right to Recall Party|
|8||Manoj Premchand Gupta||Sarvodaya Bharat Party|
|9||Mishra Arjun Ramshankar||Jan Sangharsh Virat Party|
|10||Mundra Anilkumar||Lok Gathbandhan Party|
|11||Rajesh Maurya||Prajatantra Aadhar Party|
|12||Virat Pradip Shah||Jan Satya Path Party|
|13||Vekariya Rushi Bharatbhai (Patel)||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|14||Samirbhai Rajeshkumar Upadhyay||Manvadhikar National Party|
|15||Dr. Hitesh Mahendrabhai||Nirbhay Bharteey Party|
|16||Atulbhai Nanubhai Kathiriya||Independent|
|18||Jayswal Nareshkumar Babulal (Raju Mataji)||Independent|
|19||Devda Dasharath Misarilal||Independent|
|20||Pareshkumar Nanubhai Mulani||Independent|
|21||Bharvad Saileshkumar Kalidas||Independent|
|22||Mahesh Prabhudas Ahuja||Independent|
|23||Mishra Rajkumar Malekchand||Independent|
|24||Minaxiben Rakeshkumar Solanki||Independent|
|25||Sharma Brijesh Kumar Ujagarlal||Independent|
|26||Sheikh Salmabanu Mohammad Salim||Independent|
In 2014, BJP chose actor-turned-politician Paresh Rawal to lead the party's charge here. It was a demolition charge indeed with Rawal securing 633,582 votes to defeat Congress' Himmatsingh Patel by a massive margin of over three lakh votes.