Gujarat Assembly Elections: 15 of 139 women candidates won, with 14 of them running for the BJP.

In 2012, the number of winning women candidates stood at 16 . 14 of the 15 contestants are members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 14 of the 15 contestants are members of the BJP, while one is from the Congress .

Ahmedabad, Gujarat: The number of female candidates competing in the Gujarat Assembly elections rose marginally as 15 of them came out victorious this time, compared to 13 in the previous election.14 of the 15 contestants are members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), while one is from the Congress.This time, there were 139 women candidates competing from different political parties and independents.In 2012, the number of winning women candidates stood at 16.

One of them died in December 2021, leaving the BJP with 18 women seats, while the BJP's grand old party fielded 14 women candidates.The page committee consulted every household, and some of these successful BJP women candidates attributed their triumph to the hard work of the party's leadership, according to BJP's Sangita Patil, who won from Limbayat in Surat city.BJP achieved this positive result throughout the state thanks to this.PM Modi's hard work, coordination skills of C R Paatil, and the development skills of CM Bhupendra Patel paid off, she told reporters.Bhanuben Babaria, who won the Rajkot Rural seat as a BJP nominee, praised the hard work of party members for his sweeping victory.

People are happy with the leadership of (Union Home Minister) Amit Shah, C R Paatil, and CM Bhupendra Patel, according to her.In the elections held on December 1 and 5, the BJP won 156 seats, 17 went to Congress, and five to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), respectively.Comparing to the 2017 elections, both the BJP and Congress accepted a bigger number of Dalit and Tribal women candidates.Four of the 20 women candidates were from the Scheduled Caste (SC), while two of them were from the Scheduled Tribe (ST).The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had fielded five women candidates, while the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had 12 candidates.

Dr Darshita Shah defeated her closest rival, Manisha Vakil, in the Vadodara (city) seat, with a victory margin of 1.05 lakh votes.

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