Bhopal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: भोपाल लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency presently covers the entire Bhopal district and part of Sehore district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, since the delimitation of the parliamentary and legislative assembly constituencies in 2008, Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) segments:

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2009)[1]
149 Berasia SC Bhopal 156,144
150 Bhopal Uttar None Bhopal 189,210
151 Narela None Bhopal 211,603
152 Bhopal Dakshin-Paschim None Bhopal 166,547
153 Bhopal Madhya None Bhopal 178,625
154 Govindpura None Bhopal 221,065
155 Huzur None Bhopal 185,494
159 Sehore None Sehore 154,293
Total: 1,462,981

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1951-57 Saeed Ullah Razmee / Chatrunarain Malvia Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967–71 Jagannathrao Joshi Bharatiya Jan Sangh
Fifth 1971-77 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Arif Beg Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress (Indira)
Eighth 1984-89 K. N. Pradhan Indian National Congress (Indira)
Ninth 1989-91 Sushil Chandra Verma Bharatiya Janata Party
Tenth 1991-96 Sushil Chandra Verma Bharatiya Janata Party
Eleventh 1996-98 Sushil Chandra Verma Bharatiya Janata Party
Twelfth 1998-99 Sushil Chandra Verma Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Sadhvi Uma Shree Bharti Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Kailash Chandra Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-14 Kailash Chandra Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Alok Sanjar Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Alok Sanjar 7,14,178 63.19
INC P.C. Sharma 3,43,482 30.39
AAP Rachna Dhingra 21,298 1.88
Majority 3,70,696 32.80
Turnout 11,30,182 58.80
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 2004: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Kailash Joshi 5,61,563 65.41
INC Sajid Ali 2,55,558 29.77
BSP G.S. Chawala 16,712 1.95
Majority 3,06,005 35.64
Turnout 8,58,463 46.47
BJP gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

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