Akola Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra. Voting here for the 2019 Lok Sabha election took place on April 18. The result will be declared on May 23.
Akola registered 75.22 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 2.41 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1686023 while 1268173 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 72.81 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1555538 while 1132549 voted.
Bhai BC Kamble of Bahujan Samaj Party, Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao of Bharatiya Janata Party and Hidayatullah Barakatullah Patel of India National Congress are few prominent candidates contesting general election 2019 from Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra.
Here is the full list of candidates from Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Bhai B.C.Kamble||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Hidayatullah Barakatullah Patel||Indian National Congress|
|4||Arun Kankar Wankhede||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)|
|5||Ambedkar (Adv) Prakash Yashwant||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi|
|6||Mrs. Pravina Laxmanrao Bhatkar||Bahujan Mukti Party|
|7||Arun Manohar Thakare||Independent|
|8||Social Worker Gajanan Onkar Harne (Anna)||Independent|
|9||Pravin Chandrakant Kaurpuriya||Independent|
|10||Murlidhar Lalsing Pawar||Independent|
|11||Sachin Ganpatlal Sharma||Independent|
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) had defeated Hidayatulla Barkatulla Patel of the Indian National Congress (INC). In the year 2009, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre of the BJP won against BBM's Prakash Ambedkar.