India, April 16 -- Valsad Lok Sabha seat of Gujarat goes to the polls on April 23 along with 25 other parliamentary constituencies in the state. Valsad Lok Sabha seat was carved out in 2008 following delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies.

Reserved for the members from the Scheduled Tribe community, Valsad is the parliamentary constituency number 26 in Gujarat and has swung from one camp to the other in the two Lok Sabha elections held after delimitation. In 2009, Congress candidate Kishanbhai Vestabhai Patel defeated KC Patel of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Five years later, KC Patel trounced Kishan Patel in the Lok Sabha elections 2014 when the BJP won all 26 parliamentary seats in Gujarat.

In 2019 Lok Sabha polls, KC Patel ...