Assembly Constituency Watch: Kheralu


 Kheralu assembly constituency is located in Mahesana district and consists of:  

Satlasana Taluka 

Kheralu Taluka 

Vadnagar Taluka (Part) Villages – Sipor, Karshanpura, Khatasana, Dabu, Aspa, Vaktapur, Ganeshpura, Undani, Khanpur, Sarna, Champa, Navapura, Sultanpur, Shahpur (Vad), Undhai, Valasana, Vaghdi (Juni), Vaghadi (Navi), Shobhasan, Pipaldar, Karbatiya, Sabalpur, Rajpur (Vad), Mirzapur. 


Designated as a General Constituency. 

Voter Turnout 

Voter Turnout |Kheralu | Machine Dalal
Kheralu Electoral Turnout Rates

During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 177837 and the constituency witnessed 71.36 polling, in real numbers- 126903 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout increase; out of the 200990 electors, 72.46% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers it amounts to 145645 voters.    

Representation and Results  

Kheralu Electoral Turnout Rates
Kheralu Electoral Turnout Rates

2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Dabhi Bharatsinhji Shankarji gained a vote share of 41.09% and defeated independent candidate Desai Mukeshkumar Moghjibhai whose vote share stood at 26.39%. The remaining candidate in the fray was INC’s Thakor Ramjibhai Sonaji with 26.27% vote share. 1.81% of votes were under NOTA.   

Voting History -2012 & 2017  

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

In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 68195 votes that decreased to 59847 votes in 2017, however sufficient to ensure a victory for the party. On the other hand, INC garnered 49809 votes in 2012 and 38254 votes in 2017. BJP emerged as the leading party in the district of Mahesana in 2017 by securing 5 seats. INC managed to claim 2 seats.  

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