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

 

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

About Surat:

The Parliamentary constituency of Surat plays a larger role not only in Gujarat, but in the overall politics of the country. This seat has witnessed some of the most prominent political leaders as Members of Parliament´╗┐, such as former Prime Minister of the country Morarji Desai as well as a BJP veteran leader Kashiram Rana. The Surat Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 24) consists of 1,420,969 number of electorates in totality, of these 786,573 are males and 634,396 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. 

Assembly Segments:

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Surat parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Olpad

Surat East

Surat North

Varachha Road

Karanj

Katargam

Surat West

   

About Surat:

Situated in the Surat District, this constituency has the city of Surat as its administrative headquarters, which is the second-largest city of the Gujarat. This constituency came into existence in 1951. Being being one of the most historically prominent regions of Surat, it has several important tourist destinations.

Over 4.5 million people reside in the Surat District, making this region one of the most densely populated regions of the state. The economy thrives on rich industrial production of diamonds, textiles and the flourishing diamond-studded gold jewellery. Surat’s economy also flourishes on fabric production, which contributes to 40% of the revenue in the district.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Darshana Vikram Jardosh

Age

52

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Female

Educational Qualification

Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

67

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

318

Attendance

87%