Gandevi assembly constituency is located in Navsari district and consists of:
Gandevi Taluka (Part) Villages – Duwada, Vadsangal, Rahej, Sarikhurd, Saribujrang, Torangam, Khergam, Deshad, Kalvach, Ambheta, Pati, Valoti, Devdha, Chhapar, Mendhar, Morali, Kalamtha, Bhatha, Dhakwada, Kesali, Nandarkha, Vaghrech, Bigri, Govandi Bhathala, Vangam, Khaparwada, Undach Luhar Faliya, Undach Vaniya Faliya, Gandevi (CT), Devsar (CT), Talodh, Bilimora (M), Antaliya (CT).
Chikhli Taluka (Part) Villages – Nogama, Saraiya, Chitali, Bodvank, Tankal, Minkachchh, Barolia, Sunthwad, Degam, Chasa, Vanzna, Undhwal, Rethvania, Alipor, Khundh, Thala, Samaroli, Majigam, Ghekti, Vankal, Hond, Malwada, Sadakpor, Pipalgabhan, Talavchora, Balwada, Tejlav, Maliadhara, Soldhara, Pananj, Vad, Ghej, Chari, Vav, Debarpada, Ruzvani, Khergam, Naranpor, Nandhai, Bhervi, Peladi Bhervi, Bahej, Chimanpada, Chikhli (CT), Achhavani, Jamanpada, Gauri, Vadpada.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 251458 and the turnout stood at 75.96%, in real numbers- 191002 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 270785 electors, 74.84% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-202661 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Patel Nareshbhai Maganbhai gained a vote share of 61.19% and defeated INC’s Sureshbhai Maganbhai Halpati whose vote share stood at 32.94%. The remaining candidate in the fray was independent candidate Sunilkumar Kanjibhai Patel with 3.00% Vote share. 1.76% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 104417 votes which increased to 124010 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 78240 votes in 2012 and 66749 votes in 2017. BJP dominated the district of Navsari in 2017 by 3 seats. INC scored 1 seat.
Data Source – Meradesh.org