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Who won and lost how many -- women, SCs, STs, ministers...

The Numbers
The Numbers
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2018-04-10T15:57:45+05:30

Total Seats: 182

BJP: 117
INC: 059
NCP: 003
JD(U):001
IND: 002

Women
As many as 16 women, 15 of them from the BJP, and one from the Congress, entered the Gujarat assembly this time against 12 in the previous election in 2002. The BJP had fielded 22 women candidates In all, 88 women contested the Gujarat assembly poll this year against 37 in the previous election.

SCs & STs
The number of SC and ST candidates who emerged triumphant this year stood at 13 and 28 respectively.

Muslims
The number of Muslims in Gujarat Assembly has marginally increased from three to five, all of them belonging to the Congress. The Muslim candidates have won from Wankaner (Pirjada Mahmadjavid Abdulmutlib), Shahpur (Shaikh Gyasuddin Habibuddin), Kalupur (Shaikh Mohammad Faruk Hussainmiya (Faruk Shaikh)), Jamalpur (Khedawala Sabirbhai Abdulkarim (Sabirbhai Kabliwala)) and Vagra (Iqbal Patel) constituencies. Muslims have a considerable population in about 14 constituencies of the state. While Congress had given tickets to six members of the Muslim community, BJP did not field a single Muslim candidate out of the total 182 seats it contested. In the 2002 Assembly elections, Muslim candidates had registered victory from Kalupur, Jamalpur and Vagra constituecies.

Five BJP Ministers Lost
The prominent BJP ministers who lost in the elections include Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel (Shahpur seat of Ahmedabad), Urban Development Minister in Modi's government I K Jadeja (from Dhrangadhra) and Tribal Development minister Prabhatsinh Chauhan who had contested from Godhra. All of them lost to their Congress rivals.

Agriculture Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama (who contested from Dholka seat of Ahmedabad district), Public Distribution Minister Chattrasinh Mori (Jambusar seat) also lost in this elections.

Congress Losers
Among the promiment Congress candidates who lost in the elections are union minister of state for petroleum and natural gas Dinsha Patel (Maninagar), former Deputy Chief Minister Narhari Amin (Matar), Chandrikaben Chudasma (Mangrol) and Naresh Raval (Mehsana).

BJP Ministers Who Won
Besides Chief Minister Narendra Modi, prominent among the BJP ministers who emerged triumphant include Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala (Rajkot-II), Home Minister Amit Shah (Sarkhej) Health Minister Ashok Bhatt (Khadia), Rural Development Minister Bharat Barot (Dariapur), Energy Minister Saurabh Patel (Botad), Forest Minister Mangubhai Patel (Navsari), Education Minister Anandiben Patel (Patan), Social Welfare Minister Ramalal Vora (Idar) and Industries Minister Anil Patel (Mehsana).

Leading Congress winners include Congress candidate Arjun Modhvadiya from Porbandar, Vitthal Radhadiya (Dhoraji), Siddharth Patel (Dabhoi) and Shaktisinh Gohil (Bhavnagar).

NCP
National Congress Party (NCP), which fought in alliance with Congress, managed to win three assembly seats for the first time. President of Gujarat unit of NCP Jayant Patel (Boskey), Chandubhai Vagasiya (Gondal), Tusharsinh Maharaul (Devagadh Baria) are the winners for NCP.

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