Himatnagar assembly constituency is located in Sabar Kantha district and consists of:
Bhiloda Taluka (Part) Villages – Nankhi, Khapreta, Fatepur, Medi Timba, Naroda, Mankdi, Shangal, Bamna, Siholi, Punasan, Dhuleta, Vantdi, Hathrol, Nani Bebar, Rajendranagar.
Talod Taluka (Part) Village – Charanvanta.
Designated as a General Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 218357 and the constituency recorded a voter turnout of 80.08 %, in real numbers- 174855 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 253254electors, 78.56% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-198950 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Rajendrasinh Ranjitsinh Chavda(Rajubhai Chavda) gained a vote share of 47.42% and defeated INC’s Kamleshkumar Jayantibhai Patel whose vote share stood at 46.56%. The remaining candidate in the fray was BSP’s Solanki Maganbhai Lakhabhai with 0.54% Vote share. 1.68% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, INC won the constituency and earned 85008 votes and 92628 votes in 2017. On the other hand, BJP garnered 72652 votes in 2012 and in 2017 went on to win the election with 94340 votes. BJP dominated the district of Sabar Kantha in 2017 by winning 3 seats. INC managed to win 1 seat.
Data Source – Meradesh.org