Kaparada assembly constituency is located in Valsad district and consists of:
Pardi Taluka (Part) Villages – Sonwada, Varai, Nimkhal, Panchlai, Lakhmapor, Nevri, Rabdi, Asma, Tarmaliya, Rohina, Samarpada, Dhagadmal, Daheli, Chival, Arnala, Pati, Goima, Barai, Dumalav, Ambach, Kherlav, Pandor, Rata, Kocharva, Vankachh, Koparli, Kaval, Karaya, Nani Tambadi, Degam, Moti Tambadi, Lavachha, Karamkhal, Chibhad Kachchh
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 206083 and the constituency witnessed a voter turnout of 84.05%, in real numbers- 173203 voters. 2017 witnessed a slight increase in turnout; out of the 232230 electors, 84.38% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers it amounts to 195953 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, INC’s Chaudhari Jitubhai Harjibhai gained a vote share of 47.46% and defeated BJP’s Raut Madhubhai Bapubhai whose vote share stood at 47.37%. The remaining candidate in the fray was MaNPa’s Ganvit Jayendrabhai Laxmanbhai with 1.24% vote share. 1.97% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, INC won the constituency and earned 85780 votes that increased to 93000 votes in 2017. On the other hand, BJP garnered 67095 votes in 2012 and 92830votes in 2017. MaNPa got 2430 votes in 2017. BJP placed itself in a dominant position in the district of Valsad in 2017 by securing 4 seats. The remaining 1 seat went to INC.
Data Source – Meradesh.org