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Gujarat elections: Balram Khubchand Thavani BJP candidate from Naroda constituency

By Chennabasaveshwar
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BJP has fielded Balram Khubchand Thavani for Naroda constituency. Balram Thavani has replaced Nirmala Wadhwani, the only woman minister in the state. She was an MLA from Naroda.

Gujarat elections: Balram Khubchand Thavani BJP candidate from Naroda constituency

Naroda is a General category constituency. From 1998 to 2012, BJP had been fielding female candidates for Naroda. The constituency is dominated by Sindhi community. Thavani was a Councillor of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). Thavani couldn't get a ticket from BJP to contest for AMC due to three children rule in 2010.

The party instead gave the ticket to his younger brother. Balram Thavani's father Khubchand was also a BJP worker. The constituency will have 237 polling stations. In 2014 assembly polls, the number of electors for this seat was 243295. It is located in Amdavad district and is a total urban seat.

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