Kodinar assembly constituency is located in Gir Somnath district and consists of:
Una Taluka (Part) Villages – Kansariya, Jamvala, Bhakha, Thordi, Babariya, Sanvav, Jaragli, Ankolali, Panderi, Dhrabavad, Velakot, Jhanjhariya, Sonpura, Bhiyal, Bodidar, Kaneri, Maghardi, Ambavad, Kanakiya, Simasi, Ranvasi, Bhebha, Madhgam, Revad, Lerka, Chikhli, Sokhda, Kajardi, Kob, Bhingran, Tad
Designated as a Scheduled Castes Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 184653 and the turnout stood at 70.27%, in real numbers- 129761 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 207270 electors, 67.03% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-138937 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, INC’s Mohanlal Malabhai Vala gained a vote share of 52.12% and defeated BJP’s Vadher Rambhai Mepabhai whose vote share stood at 41.65%. The remaining candidate in the fray was BMUP’s Vinodbhai Khimabhai Solanki with 1.28% vote share. 1.72% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 63319 votes which decreased to 57873 votes in 2017 and cost the party election. On the other hand, INC garnered 54842 votes in 2012 and increased its count to 72408 votes to win in 2017. INC swept the district of Gir Somanth in 2017 by winning all the seats.
Data Source – Meradesh.org