Nashik Maharashtra Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Nashik Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Nashik Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Nashik MP Issues

Nashik Maharashtra Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Nashik Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Nashik Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Nashik MP Issues:

About the Constituency:

Nashik is one of the 48 parliamentary constituencies of Maharashtra and belongs to the 3rd largest district of the state. 1,448,414 is the total electorate count in the Nashik Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 21). Out of these 764,374 number of electorates are males and the remaining 684,040 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It is also the 11th most populated district of the country. The Nashik parliamentary constituency is divided into six segments. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Sinnar

Nashik East

Nashik Central

Nashik West

Deolali (SC)

Igatpuri (ST)

About Nashik:

The Nashik city is the administrative centre of the district and is very famous for its Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings which takes place once every 12 years. 

Nashik has a population of over 10,00,000 of which 54% comprises males. 14% of the population is under the age of 6. It boasts of a sex ratio of 934 females per 1,000 males and is occupied by people of several religions like Hindus, Muslims, Jains, Christians and Buddhists with a 64% majority occupation by Hindus. It is the fourth largest city of the state covering an area of 360 sq km. It is located in north Maharashtra at an elevation of 600 metres at the starting point of Godavari. It is situated on the Deccan Plateau. 

Nashik has an average literacy rate of 64%. Two universities as well as a large number of medical, engineering, architecture and management colleges makes it the educational hub of the state. The city lies on two National Highways - NH-3 and NH-50 - and is well connected to several major towns.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Sameer Magan Bhujbal

Age

40

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Nationalist Congress Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Matric

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha:

Debates participated

15

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

330

Attendance

70%