Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee

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The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (also known as Bihar PCC or B.P.C.C) is the political unit of the Indian National Congress for the state of Bihar. Its head office is situated in Patna at the Sadaquat Ashram. The current[when?] president of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee is Ashok Choudhary.

Co-ordination Committee[edit]

Sonia Gandhi, the president of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC), constituted a 20-member co-ordination committee for Bihar in July 2011. Its purpose is to co-ordinate interactions between the state organisation and that at national level.[1]

Flagship Monitoring Committee[edit]

The Flagship Monitoring Committee was around December 2010 to monitor the various Central Government schemes in Bihar.[2]The former MLC Vijay Shankar Mishra is the Chairman of the recently reshuffled committee.[3]

Frontal organizations[edit]

The BPCC has several frontal organisations.[4]

List of Chief Ministers of Bihar from the Congress Party[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office
Sri Krishna Sinha 2 April 1946 31 January 1961
Deep Narayan Singh 1 February 1961 18 February 1961
Binodanand Jha 18 February 1961 2 October 1963
Krishana Vallabh Sahay 2 October 1963 5 March 1967
Satish Prasad Singh 28 January 1968 1 February 1968
B. P. Mandal 1 February 1968 2 March 1968
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (1st Term) 22 March 1968 29 June 1968
Harihar Singh 26 February 1969 22 June 1969
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (2nd Term) 22 June 1969 4 July 1969
Daroga Prasad Rai 16 February. 1970 22 December 1970
Bhola Paswan Shashtri (3rd Term) 2 June 1971 9 January 1972
Kedar Pandey 19 March 1972 2 July 1973
Abdul Gafoor 2 July 1973 11 April 1975
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (1st Term) 11 April 1975 30 April 1977
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (2nd Term) 8 June 1980 14 August 1983
Chandrashekhar Singh 14 August 1983 12 March 1985
Bindeshwari Dubey 12 March 1985 13 February 1988
Bhagwat Jha Azad 14 February 1988 10 March 1989
Satyendra Narayan Sinha 11 March 1989 6 December 1989
Dr.Jagannath Mishra (3rd Term) 6 December 1989 10 March 1990

List of Deputy Chief Ministers of Bihar from the Congress Party[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha 2 April 1946 5 July 1957

List of Union Ministers from BPCC[edit]

Performance in State elections[edit]

Year General Election Votes Polled Seats Won
1951 1st Assembly 3,951,145 239
1951 1st Lok Sabha 4,573,058 45
1957 2nd Assembly 4,455,425 210
1957 2nd Lok Sabha 4,450,208 41
1962 3rd Assembly 4,075,844 185
1962 3rd Lok Sabha 4,365,148 39
1967 4th Assembly 4,479,460 128
1967 4th Lok Sabha 4,749,813 34
1969 5th Assembly 4,570,413 118
1971 5th Lok Sabha 5,967,512 39
1972 6th Assembly 5,688,002 167
1977 7th Assembly 4,101,522 57
1977 6th Lok Sabha 4,781,142 0
1980 8th Assembly 7,690,225 169
1980 7th Lok Sabha 7,377,583 30
1984 8th Lok Sabha 12,970,432 48
1985 9th Assembly 9,558,562 196
1989 9th Lok Sabha 8,659,832 4
1990 10th Assembly 7,946,635 71
1991 10th Lok Sabha 7,007,304 1
1995 11th Assembly 5,622,952 29
1996 11th Lok Sabha 4,446,053 2
1998 12th Lok Sabha 2,717,204 5
1999 13th Lok Sabha 3,142,603 4
2000 12th Assembly 4,096,467 23
2004 14th Lok Sabha 1,315,935 3
2005 13th Assembly 1,223,835 10
2005 14th Assembly 1,435,449 9
2009 15th Lok Sabha 2,550,785 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cong appoints team to revamp Bihar unit ". The Telegraph (Calcutta, India). 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Congress panel to monitor central schemes". The Times Of India. 9 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Congress makes moves to face 2014 LS polls". The Times Of India. 10 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "BIHAR PRADESH CONGRESS COMMITTEE FRONTAL ORGANIZATIONS". Indian National Congress. Retrieved 2009-09-11. 

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