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Details of Gujarat assembly elections 2012: 2nd phase


After an absorbing first phase which recorded 68 per cent turnout, Gujarat is set to go to the second and final phase of the crucial assembly polls. The high turnout in the first phase has made the election all the more interesting with various quarters wondering whether the outcome will be marked by a strong anti-incumbency sentiment or if Narendra Modi will return with even a stronger mandate.

Gujarat Phase 2 Prominent Candidates

The second phase will see the northern, central and southern parts of the state going to the elections and compared to Saurashtra-Kutch region, Narendra Modi is set to witness an easier challenge. Elections will be held in 95 constituencies on Dec 17 and the results will be declared on Dec 20.

Here are the details of the second phase and the previous election's results in the 95 seats that will go to the elections in the second phase.


Gujarat Assembly Elections 2012
2007 results in constituencies going to the polls on December 17

Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Abdasa 1 JP Bhanushali of BJP JN Madhavsinhji of Congress 10,119 votes (11.4%) Mandvi 2 SD Govindbhai of BJP PC Narayanbhai of Congress 4.139 votes (4.7%) Bhuj 3 AV Gopalbhai of BJP AS Karshanbhai of Congress 21,582 votes (16.2%) Anjar 4 AN Bhabeshbhai of BJP HV Kathadbhai of Congress 17,588 votes (11.5%) Gandhidham (SC) 5 New New New Rapar 6 GB Meghji of Congress JV Bahadursinh of BJP 5,639 votes (6.1%) Vav 7 PP Savabhai of BJP PM Chatarabhai (Ind) 42,709 votes (27.2%) Tharad 8 New New New Dhanera 9 PM Motiram of BJP PN Hegolabhai of Congress 13,764 votes (10.1%) Danta (ST) 10 GM Bheravdanji of Congress SJ Gambhirsinh of BJP 32, 943 votes (23.9%) Vadgam (SC) 11 VF Raghabhai of BJP D Parmar of Congress 9,705 votes (8.6%) Palanpur 12 PG Madhavlal of BJP JR Dhudala of Congress 16,097 votes (12.5%) Deesa 13 VL Khodaji of BJP RG Hamirabhai of Congress 18,622 votes (13.4%) Deodar 14 MA Amrutlal of BJP VM Pratapshinhji of BSP 20,392 votes (15.6%) Kankrej 15 DB Jesangbhai of BJP KD Lakhabhai of Congress 840 votes (0.4%) Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Radhanpur 16 CS Lagdhirbhai of BJP DR Merajbhai (Ind) 27,716 votes (25.2%) Chanasma 17 PR Somabhai of BJP DM Devjibhai of Congress 16,331 votes (18.7%) Patan 18 PA Mafatbhai of BJP PK Nanalal of Congress 6,004 votes (6.0%) Sidhpur 19 JN Vyas of BJP BC Rajput of Congress 2,429 votes (2.2%) Kheralu 20 DB Shankarji of BJP ADR Rambhai of Congress 17,323 votes (16.0%) Unjha 21 PN Lalludas of BJP PM Patel of Congress 4,997 votes (22.7%) Visnagar 22 PR Ganeshbhai of BJP BS Patel of Congress 29,838 votes (24.6%) Becharaji 23 New New New Kadi (SC) 24 PN Ratilal of BJP TB Chanduji of Congress 1,327 votes (1.0%) Mahesana 25 New New New Vijapur 26 KR Patel of BJP BS Patel of Congress 14,266 votes (12.6%) Himatnagar 27 PP Khodabhai of BJP CK Patel of Congress 8,702 votes (6.6%) Idar (SC) 28 VR Isvarlal of BJP VM Jethabhai of Congress 15,217 votes (132.2%) Khedbrahma (ST) 29 A Kotval of Congress BR Becharbhai of BJP 25,890 votes (23.7%) Bhiloda (ST) 30 A Joshiyara of Congress CV Mansinhbhai 11,756 votes (9.7%) Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Modasa 31 PD Vakhatsijhi of BJP PH Shivabhai of Congress 10,339 votes (9.5%) Bayad 32 ZU Punjaji of BJP SR Rupsinh of Congress 5,684 votes (6.6%) Prantij 33 CJ Mansinhji of BJP ZV Dilipsinh of Congress 11,797 votes (11.3%) Dahegam 34 New New New Gandhinagar South 35 New New New Gandhinagar North 36 New New New Mansa 37 Prof PM Madhavalal of BJP TB Mohansinghji of Congress 3,370 votes (3.3%) Kalol 38 PS Chaturdas of Congress PN Kantilal of BJP 2,830 votes (2.3%) Ghatlodia 41 New New New Vejalpur 42 New New New Vatva 43 New New New Ellisbridge 44 R Shah of BJP KK Patel of Congress 62,243 votes (47.9%) Naranpura 45 New New New Nikol 46 New New New Naroda 47 Dr M Kodnani of BJP Dr P Harwani of Congress 1,80,442 votes (57.3%) Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Thakkarbapa Nagar 48 New New New Bapunagar 49 New New New Amraiwadi 50 New New New Dariapur 51 New New New Jamalpur-Khadia 52 New New New Maninagar 53 Narendra Modi of BJP D Patel of Congress 87,161 votes (43.4%) Danilimda (SC) 54 New New New Sabarmati 55 PG Yogeshbhai of BJP SK Chimanlal of Congress 69,323 votes (42.1%) Asarwa (SC) 56 PB Jadeja of BJP Dr M Pattani of Congress 17,703 votes (14.3%) Daskroi 57 PB Jamdadas of BJP TM Somabhai of Congress 23,342 votes (12.0%) Khambhat 108 New New New Borsad 109 AA Chavda of Congress GP Fatesinh of BJP 31,525 votes (27.0%) Anklav 110 New New New Umreth 111 VL Udesinh of Congress PV Chotabhai of BJP 4,114 votes (4.3%) Anand 112 PJ Rajubhai of BJP kantibhagat of Congress 1,770 votes (1.2%) Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Petlad 113 N Patel of Congress RR Patel of BJP 3,513 votes (3.9%) Sojitra 114 RA Ashabhai of BJP MB Yogendrabhai of Congress 5,960 votes (6.2%) Matar 115 CD Jesingbhai of BJP Narhari Amin 7,799 votes (7.4%) Nadiad 116 DP Vinubhai of BJP Desai Surendrabhai of Congress 13,360 votes (11.3%) Mehmedabad 117 CS Bhalabhai of BJP GR Chauhan of Congress 11,548 votes (10.9%) Mahudha 118 NF Thakor of Congress SN Bhatt of BJP 9,259 votes (9.6%) Thasra 119 PR Prabhatsinh of Congress CB Raysinh of BJP 8,564 votes (7.3%) Kapadvanj 120 PM Devjibhai of Congress B Shah of BJP 7,113 votes (6.5%) Balasinor 121 CM Kohyabhai of BJP P rajeshbhai of Congress 15,784 votes (16.0%) Lunawada 122 PH Haribhai of Congress MK Hirabhai of BJP 84 votes (0.1%) Santrampur (ST) 123 PP Krishnakumarsinhji of Congress PJ Purshotamdas of BJP 8,807 votes (8.6%) Shehra 124 AJ Ghelabhai of BJP ST Ravsinh of Congress 18,453 votes (16.1%) Morva Hadaf (ST) 125 New New New Godhra 126 CK Raulji of Congress CP Pratapsinh of BJP 14,501 votes (12.4%) Kalol 127 New New New Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Halol 128 PJ Chandrasinhji of BJP BU Mohanbhai of Congress 16,189 votes (15.8%) Fatepura (ST) 129 New New New Jhalod (ST) 130 MD Bhimabhai of Congress KB Jethabhai of BJP 10,785 votes (10.1%) Limkheda (ST) 131 BC Chhaganbhai of Congress BB Soniyabhai of BJP 3,440 votes (3.8%) Dahod (ST) 132 New New New Garbada (ST) 133 New New New Devgadhbaria 134 MT Kanaksinh of NCP PV Pratapsinh of BJP 5,269 votes (5.5%) Savli 135 CK Raysinh of Congress IJ Champaklal of BJP 5,439 votes (4.9%) Vaghodia 136 SM Babubhai of BJP PJ Khemabhai of Congress 9,293 votes (8.0%) Chhota Udaipur (ST) 137 GR Rathva of BJP SH Rathva of Congress 6,118 votes (6.2%) Jetpur (ST) 138 MC Rathava of Congress

(GEN constituency last time)

JS Rathva of BJP 939 votes (1.0%) Sankheda (ST) 139 TA Motibhai of BJP TB Ambala of Congress 9,564 votes (11.7%) Dabhoi 140 SC Patel of Congress PA Chandubhai of BJP 12,950 votes (14.3%) Vadodara City (SC) 141 New New New Sayajigunj 142 J Sukhadiya of BJP PR Chaturbhai of Congress 75,941 votes (28.3%) Name AC No 2007 winner Second Margin & (%) Akota 143 New New New Raopura 144 Y Patel of BJP Dr PS mehta of Congress 52,923 votes (40.7%) Manjalpur 145 New New New Padra 146 DB Patel (Ind) Dr TM Parmer of BJP 14,173 votes (12.1%) Karjan 147 DC Motibhai of Congress KN Mithalal of BJP 2,286 votes (2.1%)
Bharatiya Janata Party Won: 45 seats
Indian National Congress Won: 20 seats

Independents Won: 1 seat

Others Won: 1 seat

New seats after delimitation: 28 seats

Biggest Margin: 1,180,442 votes (BJP beat Congress in Naroda)

Smallest Margin: 84 votes (Congress beat BJP in Lunawada)

Important constituencies in Phase II
Maninagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is fighting from this seat. Wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, Shweta Bhatt, is contesting against him on Congress ticket.
Ghatlodia: State revenue minister Anandiben Patel is contesting from this seat. Last time, she contested from Patan constituency. Ramesh Patel (Dudhwala) is fighting on Congress ticket against her.
Akota: Industries minister Saurabh Patel, who won from Botad in 2007, is contesting from this seat. His opponents are Congress's Lalit Patel and Gujarat Parivartan Party's (GPP Areshkumar Prajapati.
Siddhpur: Health minister Jaynarayan Vyas is contesting against Congress's Balvantsinh Rajput.
Mahesana: Water resources and urban development minister Nitinbhai Patel, who contested from Kadi last time, will take on Congress's Natwar Patel.
Deodar: Maldhari Samaj's leader Gova Rabari is contesting on BJP's ticket. His opponent is BJP's Keshaji Chauhan.
Kadi (SC): Gujarati film star Hitu Kanodia is contesting on BJP's ticket. Congress's Ramesh Chawda will take him on.
Ellisbridge: Wife offormer BJP minister Haren Pandya, who was murdered in 2003, Jagrutiben Pandya is contesting on GPP's ticket. BJP's sitting MLA Rakesh Shah is contesting against her.
Naranpura: Gujarat's ex-home minister Amit Shah is contesting on BJP ticket from this seat. Rebel BJP leader Dr Jitubhai Patel is contesting against Shah on Congress's ticket.
Jamalpur-Khadia: Gujarat Assembly's chairman Late Ashokbhai Bhatt's son Bhushan Bhatt fight from here on BJP ticket. His father had on from the former Khadia seat for eight consecutive times.
Umreth: Nationalist Congress Party state president Jayant Patel (Bosky) is contesting against BJP's Govindbhai Parmar here.
Kapadvanj: Congess top leader Shankarsinh Vaghela is fighting from here.
Vaghodia: BJP's tainted candidate Madhu Shrivastav is contesting from this seat.
Dabhoi: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Late Chimanbhai Patel's son Siddharth Patel is contesting from this seat. BJP's Balkrushna Patel is his opponent.

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