Jetpur assembly constituency is located in Chhota Udepur district and consists of:
Jetpur Pavi Taluka (Part) Villages – Lodhan, Mesara, Vankol, Sihod, Moti Bumdi, Patiya, Nana Butiyapura, Mota Butiyapura, Ranbhun, Amalpur, Gadoth, Moti Tejavav, Khandivav, Pratapnagar, Shithol, Aniyadri, Moti Amrol, Sengpur, Tamboliya, Chudel, Ambadi, Bhensavahi, Suskal, Nani Tejavav, Kukna, Chapargota, Jivanpura, Timbi, Pandhara, Visadi, Dhorivav, Jabugam, Baravad, Harakhpur, Kohivav, Vavdi, Majigam, Chhotanagar, Ratanpur, Khandiyakuva, Polanpur, Muldhar, Tokarva, Chachak, Simaliya, Tadkachhala, Vanta, Vaddhari, Khadakla, Vadatalav, Gaidiya, Sakhandra, Devmori, Gajra, Bordha, Degla, Pandharva, Sajuli, Nani Amrol, Bandi, Kosum, Deriya, Kalarani, Vantada, Dharoliya (Sakhandra), Kothiya, Sadadhari, Sherpura, Valpari, Undva, Haripura, Karsan, Rajpur (Karali), Bhindol, Dharoliya Bhindol, Ambazati, Zab (Sajva), Ghodiyala, Sadhali, Pratappura, Kavara, Chimli, Panibar, Saloj, Ghodaj, Mota Amadra (Chhatrali), Chundheli, Kadachhala, Nana Amadra (Chhatrali), Chhatrali, Karali, Thambhla, Sajva, Ambalag, Vankala, Karajvant, Jitnagar, Mora Dungari, Navi Rudhi, Ferkuva, Simal Ghoda, Khareda, Bhorda, Nani Vant, Vanadha, Juni Rudhi, Juna Timbarva, Nava Timbarva, Badaliya, Chalamali, Moti Vant, Rajvasana, Rajbodeli, Un, Navagam, Vadivada, Athavali, Mavali, Bhilvaniya, Zoz, Unada, Untkoi.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 216606 and the constituency witnessed a voter turnout of 72.54%, in real numbers- 157127 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 244930 electors, 69.61% of voters chose to cast their vote. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-170484 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, INC’s Rathva Sukhrambhai Hariyabhai gained a vote share of 45.58% and defeated BJP’s Rathva Jayantibhai Savajibhai whose vote share stood at 43.79%. The remaining candidate in the fray was independent candidate Rathva Surajben Bhagvatsinh with 1.94% Vote share. 3.61% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 61966 votes which did increase to 74649 votes in 2017 but were not enough to secure a victory this time. On the other hand, INC garnered 57693 votes in 2012 and 77701 votes to win 2017 elections. INC and BJP secured 2 seats and 1 seat respectively in the district of Chhota Udepur in 2017 elections.
Data Source – Meradesh.org