Assembly Constituency Watch: Matar


 Matar assembly constituency is located in Kheda district and consists of:  

Matar Taluka – Limbasi, Sandhana, Alindra, Antroli, Asamali, Aslali, Ratanpur, Undhela, Vasal 

Kheda District (Part) Villages – Naika, Bherai, Dhathal, Vadala, Hariyala, Khumarvad, Vavdi, Damri, Govindpura, Shetra, Rasikpura, Varsang, Radhu, Chandna, Vasna Bujarg, Shandhana, Nadiad, Pij, Bherai, Bidaj, Chandna 

Nadiad Taluka (Part) Villages – Degam, Zarol, Dantali, Dabhan, Davda, Bamroli, Palana, Vaso, Rampura, Pij, Mitral, Gangapur, Navagam (Hathaj), Thaledi, Kaloli 


Designated as a General Constituency. 

Voter Turnout 

Voter Turnout |Matar | Machine Dalal
Matar Electoral Turnout Rates

During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 201690 and the turnout stood at 75.75%, in real numbers- 152785, voters. 2017 witnessed a negligible decrease in turnout; out of the 226336 electors, 75.39% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-170630 voters.    

Representation and Results  

Matar Electoral Turnout Rates
Matar Electoral Turnout Rates

2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Kesarisinh Jesangbhai Solanki gained a vote share of 47.77% and defeated INC’s Patel Sanjaybhai Haribhai whose vote share stood at 46.36%. The remaining candidate in the fray was independent candidate Vijaysinh Bhagvansinh Mahida with 1.13% vote share. 2.40% of votes were under NOTA.   

Voting History -2012 & 2017 

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

In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 71021 votes that increased to 81509 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 64534 votes in 2012 and 79103 votes in 2017. Both BJP and INC managed to secure 3 seats each in the district of Kheda in 2017. 

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