Limbayat assembly constituency is located in Surat district and consists of:
Surat City Taluka (Part) – Surat Municipal Corporation (Part) Ward No. – 35, 49, 50, 51, 52
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 224288 and the constituency recorded a voter turnout of 67.01%, in real numbers- 150298 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 259916 electors, 65.79% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-171006 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Patil Sangitaben Rajendrabhai gained a vote share of 54.73% and defeated INC’s Dr. Ravindra Suklal Patil whose vote share stood at 36.04%. The remaining candidates in the fray were NCP’s Akram Vahidulla Ansari with 3.00% and SHS’s Samrat Abhiman Patil with 2.38% of vote share respectively.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 79744 votes that increased to 93585 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 49423 votes in 2012 and 61634 votes in 2017. NCP and SHS got 5132 and 4075 votes respectively. BJP marked its dominance in the district of Surat by winning 5 seats while INC had to settle with 1 seat.
Data Source – Meradesh.org