Designated as a General Constituency.
Botad assembly constituency is located in Botad district and consists of:
Gadhada Taluka (part) Villages – Dhrufaniya, Hamapar, Ingorala (Khalsa), Janada, Pipaliya, Tatam, Bhimdad, Derala, Ratanvav, Ratanpar, Sakhpar Mota, Gala, Salangpar Nanu, Meghvadiya, Sakhpar Nana, Surka, Ningala, Shiyanagar, Zinzavadar, Ugamedi, Goradka, Holaya, Raypar, Adtala, Pipal, Tatana, Ishvariya, Lakhanka.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 224430 and the turnout stood at 79.26%, in real numbers- 1,77874voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 2,59712 electors, 68.94% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a slight jump-1,79044 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Saurabh Patel (Dalal) gained a vote share of 44.47% and defeated INC’s Kalathiya Dhirajlal Madhavjibhai whose vote share stood at 43.97%. The remaining candidates in the fray were two independent candidates Jamod Somabhai Ramjibhai and Dalvadi Mansukhabahi Laxmanbhai with 2.63% and 1.25% vote share respectively.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 86184 votes and 79623 votes in 2017. INC garnered 76179 votes in 2012 and 78717 votes in 2017. Both BJP and INC won 1 seat each in Botad district in 2017.
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