Garbada assembly constituency is located in Dahod district and consists of:
Part of Dahod Taluka, including the following villages: Moti Kharaj, Naghrala, Gadoi, Bavka, Vijagadh, Brahmkheda, Nani Kharaj, Borkheda, Lilar, Katwara, Chandwana, Kathla, Varvada, Khangela, Bhutodi, Dasla, Nani Lachheli, Moti Lachheli, Vankiya, Simaliya Khurd, Khapariya, and Agawada.
Part of Dhanpur Taluka , including the following villages: Biliya, Kantu, Ambli Menpur, Kanakuwa, Sangasar, Zabu, Ulkadar, Rachhava, Khajuri, Harakhpur, Vakota, Kalakhunt, Navanagar, Kadval, Khadada (Na), Ambakach, Leliya Amba, Sankarpura, Nanimalu, Gohelvaga, Punakota, Kotambi, Ladva Vad, Dumka, Khalta Garabdi, Moti Malu, Vasiya Dungari, Dhanarpatiya, Gangardi Faliya, Kakad Khila, Mandor, Kanseta, Bhanpur (Kakadkhila), Bhindol, Kanjeta, Pipargota, Panam, Alindra, and Bhuvera.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 208106 and the turnout stood at 57.88%, in real numbers- 120446 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 233856 electors, 54.40% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-127207 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, INC’s Bariya Chandrikaben Chhaganbhai gained a vote share of 50.53% and defeated BJP’s Bhabhor Mahendrabhai Rameshbhai whose vote share stood at 37.85%. The remaining candidate in the fray was BSP’s Bhabhor Kaliben Dhulabhai with 2.50% Vote share. 3.68% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, INC won the constituency and earned 69295 votes that decreased to 64280 votes in 2017. On the other hand, BJP garnered 33521 votes in 2012 and 48152 votes in 2017. Both INC and BJP won 3 seats each in the district of Dahod in 2017.
Data Source – Meradesh.org