Elections in Gujarat

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Elections in Gujarat are conducted since 1962 to elect the members of Gujarat Vidhan Sabha (Gujarat Legislative Assembly) and for the members of Lok Sabha. There are 182 Vidhan Sabha constituencies and 26 Lok Sabha constituencies.[1]

Vidhan Sabha elections[edit]

The elections for the Gujarat Vidhan Sabha held since 1962.

Year Election Winning Party/Coalition Chief Minister
1960 First Assembly Indian National Congress Jivraj Narayan Mehta
1962 Second Assembly Indian National Congress Jivraj Narayan Mehta
1967 Third Assembly Indian National Congress Hitendra K Desai
1972 Fourth Assembly Indian National Congress Ghanshyambhai C. Oza
1975 Fifth Assembly Janata Front (INC(O) + BJS + BLD + SP) Babubhai J. Patel
1980 Sixth Assembly Indian National Congress Madhav Singh Solanki
1985 Seventh Assembly Indian National Congress Amarsinh Chaudhary
1990 Eighth Assembly Janata Dal (Gujarat)+ Chimanbhai Patel
1995 Ninth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Keshubhai Patel
1998 Tenth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Keshubhai Patel
2002 Eleventh Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi
2007 Twelfth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi
2012 Thirteenth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi

Lok Sabha elections[edit]

The elections for the Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat held since 1962.

Year Lok Sabha Election Majority seats winner party
1962 Third Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1967 Fourth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1971 Fifth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1977 Sixth Lok Sabha Janata Party a.k.a. Bharatiya Lok Dal - 20 out of 26 seats, Congress - 6
1980 Seventh Lok Sabha Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Eighth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1989 Ninth Lok Sabha Janata Dal
1991 Tenth Lok Sabha Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Eleventh Lok Sabha Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Twelfth Lok Sabha Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Thirteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (BJP)
2004 Fourteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (BJP)
2009 Fifteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (BJP); NDA - 14/26 seats, Congress-12
2014 Sixteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (BJP) - Won all 26 seats

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elections in Gujarat". elections.in. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 

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