Assembly Constituency Watch: Karanj


 Karanj assembly constituency is located in Surat district and consists of:  

Surat City Taluka (Part) – Surat Municipal Corporation (Part) Ward No. – 36, 46, 47, 48. 


Designated as a General Constituency. 

Voter Turnout 

Voter Turnout |Karanj | Machine Dalal
Karanj Electoral Turnout Rates

During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 144162 and the turnout stood at 64.64%, in real numbers- 93192 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 161275 electors, 56.07% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers it translates to 90421 voters.    

Representation and Results  

Party Wise Vote Share | Karanj , Panchmahal | Machine Dalal
Karanj Candidates: Winners and Losers

2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Ghoghari Pravinbhai Manjibhai gained a vote share of 64.89% and defeated INC’s Bhumbhaliya Bhaveshbhai Govindbhai whose vote share stood at 25.52%. The remaining candidates in the fray were two independent candidates- Bhimjibhai V.Patel with 4.94% and Zalavadiya Jaysukhbhai Devchandbhai with 1.01% of vote share respectively.share.  

Voting History -2012 & 2017  

Voter’s Choice Over the Years | Karanj |Meradesh
Karanj Voter’s Choice Over the Years
Assembly Election 2017 Winning Parties | Karanj | Machine Dalal
District-Wise Electoral Results

In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 65696 votes that decreased to 58673 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 16257 votes in 2012 and 23075 votes in 2017. BJP dominated the district of Surat in 2017 by winning 15 seats. INC managed to win the remaining 1 seat. 

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