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

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

About Latur:

Latur, one amongst the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, is an SC reserved parliamentary constituency. The Latur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 41) consists of 1,509,987 number of electorates in totality, of these 792,711 are males and 717,276 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. Post the 2008 delimitation of constituencies, it now comprises of 6 Vidhan Sabha segments.

Assembly Segments:

Latur Rural

Latur City

Ahmadpur

Udgir (SC)

Nilanga

Loha

About Latur:

It belongs to the Latur District and is a municipal council here as well as serves as the headquarters of the taluka and district. The city of Latur has a population of about 4,00,000 of which 52% constitutes males. 

Latur lies in the Marathwada region of the state, on the Balaghat Plateau at a height of over 600 metres. It sprawls over an area of 96.5 sq km. The National Highway NH 204 passes through the city. It has a literacy rate of 75% and is renowned for its educational facilities. The public and private schools of Latur are affiliated to either the state board or to CBSE and ICSE. Currently, all colleges in the city are under the SRTMU Nanded University but Latur is rumoured to have its own university soon. 

Latur is a major trade centre of the state as well as the country’s largest centre for soyabean trade. It is famous for the production of edible oils, sugarcane and fruits. Brands like Videocon, Kirti Gold and Tinna’s oils are prominent industries here.

 A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Awale Jaywant Gangaram

Age

73

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Indian National Congress

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

 Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

51

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

344

Attendance

91%

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