Ahmedabad East constituency has been a BJP stronghold for several terms. This election, as incumbent MP Paresh Rawal backs off, both BJP and INC have fielded candidates from the Patidar community, in the wake of continuing demand and agitation for reservations for them.
The Ahmedabad West constituency was formed in 2008 following the delimitation exercise. BJP’s Kirit P Solanki was elected in both Lok Sabha elections since its creation and will be seeking a third term on April 23rd. Check out who the rival candidates are in the upcoming election.
Dr Kirit P Solanki, MP of Ahmedabad West since 2009, has a very impressive record of attendance and participation in debates, He introduced 37 private member bills, which is the second highest by any MP in the 16th Lok Sabha.
Paresh Rawal has played several iconic roles in both mainstream and parallel cinema. But as the MP from Ahmedabad East, his performance leaves a lot to be desired. He had a dismal attendance and participation record in Parliament.
The Gauhati (Guwahati) parliamentary seat will have a media personality, businesswoman and a supreme court lawyer facing off in the elections on Thursday. Know more about the candidates to make an informed choice.
How do you check if your name is on the electoral rolls? How do you locate your polling booth? Who are the candidates in your constituency? Can you still vote if you don’t have a voter ID card? Follow the Citizen Matters voters guide for quick answers to these questions and more.
Three-time MP of Hyderabad Parliamentary constituency, Asaduddin Owaisi is seeking a fourth term. Take a look at the details of his profile, performance and attendance in parliament and the issues raised by him in the Lok Sabha during his tenure.
Chittoor MP, Naramalli Sivaprasad usually gets the spotlight for his role play in various costumes outside the Lok Sabha. As he prepares to contest for a third time from the constituency, we ask him about his performance in the house as well as his plans for Chittoor city.