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 (2014)[1]
149 Berasia SC Bhopal 2,00,055
150 Bhopal Uttar None Bhopal 2,33,661
151 Narela None Bhopal 2,89,423
152 Bhopal Dakshin-Paschim None Bhopal 2,13,832
153 Bhopal Madhya None Bhopal 2,32,209
154 Govindpura None Bhopal 3,19,232
155 Huzur None Bhopal 2,76,329
159 Sehore None Sehore 1,90,438
Total: 19,55,179

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 Bharati 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 hold Swing
General Election, 2009: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Kailash Joshi 3,35,678 50.95
INC Surendra Singh Thakur 2,70,521 41.06
BSP Ashok Narayan Singh 18,649 2.83
Majority 65,157 9.89
Turnout 6,58,840 45.08
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 INC Swing
General Election, 1999: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Uma Bharati 5,37,905 55.09
INC Suresh Pachori 3,69,041 37.79
Independent Shravan Gourav 19,710 2.02
Majority 1,68,864 17.30
Turnout 9,76,493 61.87
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 1998: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sushil Chandra Verma 4,94,481 57.44
INC Arif Baig 3,00,549 34.91
BSP Manoj Shrivastava 34,526 4.01
Majority 1,93,932 22.53
Turnout 8,60,917 58.03
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 1996: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sushil Chandra Verma 3,53,427
INC Kailash Agnihotri 2,02,533
BSP
Majority 1,50,894
Turnout
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 1991: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sushil Chandra Verma 3,08,946 53.61
INC Mansoor Ali Khan Patodi 2,06,738 35.88
Janata Dal Swami Agniwesh 26,716 4.64
Majority 1,02,208 17.73
Turnout 5,76,232 49.67
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 1989: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sushil Chandra Verma 2,81,169 46.48
INC K.N. Pradhan 1,77,515 29.35
BSP A. Rauf Khan 97,886 16.18
Majority 1,03,654 17.13
Turnout 6,04,911 53.97
BJP gain from INC Swing

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