Tharad assembly constituency is located in Banaskantha district and consists of:
Lakahni Taluka part
Designated as a General Constituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 189236 and the turnout stood at 85.50%, in real numbers- 161800 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout increase; out of the 209291 electors, 86.64% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers it was a reasonable jump-181322 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Patel Parbatbhai Savabhai gained a vote share of 38.49% and defeated INC’s Rajput Damraji Devjibhai whose vote share stood at 32.02%. The remaining candidate in the fray was independent candidate Patel Mavjibhai Chatrabhai with 23.70% vote share. 1.50% of votes were under NOTA.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 68517 votes that increased to 69789 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 65044 votes in 2012 and 58056 votes in 2017. BJP and INC manged to win 5 and 3 seats respecitively in the district of Banaskantha in 2017. The remaining 1 seat was won by an independent candidate.
Data Source – Meradesh.org