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Palghar Maharashtra Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Palghar Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Palghar Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Palghar MP Issues

Palghar Maharashtra Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Palghar Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Palghar Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Palghar MP Issues

About the Constituency:

Palghar Parliamentary Constituency, formed after the 2008 delimitation of constituencies, is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra state and has six segments. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Palghar Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 22) were 1,523,061 of which 738,744 are females and 784,317 are males.

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Dahanu (ST)

Vikramgad (ST)

Palghar (ST)

Boisar (ST)

Nalasopara

Vasai

About Palghar:

The city of Palghar lies in the Thane District about 87 kms from the city of Mumbai. It has an average elevation of 7 metres and covers a total area of 64 sqkms. According to India Census 2001, the town has a population of over 52,600 with about 13% under 6 years old. Males constitute about 54% of the population and the city has a sex ratio of 880 females for every 1,000 males. It is mostly a catholic community. 

Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi and English are the languages prevalent in the city. It has an average literacy rate of 74% with male literacy at 78% and female literacy at 72%. Palghar has emerged as an important centre for education, both at the school and college levels and has facilities for education in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English. The city has many hospitals as well. Economically, Palghar is mostly agro based although it has many industries of electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, steel and healthcare. National Highway NH-8 connects it to several major towns and cities.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Jadhav Baliram Sukur

Age

57

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Under Matric

 Performance in the 15thLok Sabha:

Debates participated

16

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

311

Attendance

93%

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