2024 Lok Sabha Elections: Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

| Updated: 01 April, 2024 4:15 pm IST

The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Lok Sabha Elections 2024 will be held in one phase. There are two Lok Sabha seats in this Union Territory. The Union Territories (previously) of Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli became a single union territory on January 26, 2020, after ‘The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019’ was passed.

Number of constituencies: 2

Names of constituencies:
1. Dadra & Nagar Haveli        Current MP: Kalaben Delkar (Shiv Sena)
2. Daman & Diu                      Current MP: Lalubhai Patel (BJP)

Polling Schedule and Constituencies:-
The polling will unfold in a single phase
3rd Phase: May 7, 2024
Constituencies:  All

Number of voters:

The UT has a total of 3.71 crore voters comprising (Dadra & Nagar Haveli) 2.50 crore, and (Daman & Diu) 1.21 crore.

Contesting parties:

Independent candidates, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress, Shiv Sena, Bahujan Mukti Party, Navsarjan Bharat Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, and Bhartiya Tribal Party.

Key issues:
Farming, technology, culture, and other regional interests.

2019  Lok Sabha Results:

Independent (IND): Delkar Mohanbhai Sanjibhai won the election as an independent candidate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, securing 45.44% of the votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): Patel Natubhai Gomanbhai was the 1st runner-up in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, representing the BJP with 40.92% of the votes.
Indian National Congress (INC): Tokiya Prabhubhai contested from INC in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, receiving 4.33% of the votes.

Key factors:
Tribal rights, economic development, and local concerns

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Electors: 1,96,617

Votes Polled: 1,98,983

Turnout: 101.2%

 

Daman & Diu

Electors: 1,11,827

Votes Polled: 87,469

Turnout: 78.2%

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