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

 

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

About Banaskantha:

The Banaskantha parliamentary constituency situated in the Banaskantha district in the state of Gujarat, is a strong urban centre, with the Palanpur city being the administrative headquarters as well as the Municipal Corporation of the Banaskantha district. The Banaskantha Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 2) has a total of 1,296,871 electorates out of which 627,536 are females and 669,335 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. Palanpur is also the largest city in the district.  

 

Assembly Segments:

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Banaskantha parliamentary constituency.  Out of the seven assembly segments which are an integral part of the Banaskantha parliamentary constituency, the Danta assembly constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled tribes candidates.

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Vav

Tharad

Dhanera

Danta (ST)

Palanpur

Deesa

Deodar

   

About Banaskantha:

 The Banaskantha constituency is famous across the country for its rich mineral reserves such as marble, limestone, granite, marble clay. As many as 31,20,506 people reside in the Banaskantha district as per the 2011 census data, making it one of the most improved regions in the “Jewel State”. The economy of the Banaskantha Parliamentary constituency thrives on a strong agricultural base, along with industries such as ceramics, textiles, food processing and tourism, besides producing the largest quantities of potatoes.  

Paradoxically however, the Banaskantha district has been announced as one of the most backward regions in Gujarat, receiving regular governmental funds under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGFP). 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

Age

59

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

05-Aug-13 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

2

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

12

Attendance

90%