Elections in Rajasthan

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Elections in Rajasthan are held since 1952 to elect members of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and of Lok Sabha. There are 200 assembly constituencies and 25 Lok sabha constituencies.

Main Political Parties[edit]

INC: Indian National Congress, Congress(I): Indira Congress
BJP: Bharatiya Janata Party, BJS or JS: Jan Sangh (BJP's earlier avatar)
Janata Party/Dal, Charan Singh's Janata (Socialist), RRP: Ram Rajya Parishad

Lok Sabha Elections[edit]

  • 1952: Total: 20, Congress: 9, RRP: 3, BJS: 1, Ind: 6
  • 1957:
  • 1962:
  • 1967:
  • 1971:
  • 1977: Total: 25. Janata Party (a.k.a. BLD): 24, Congress: 1
  • 1980: Congress: 18/25, Janata: 4, Janata (S): 2
  • 1984: Congress: 25/25. Janata: Zero, BJP: Zero
  • 1989:
  • 1991:
  • 1996:
  • 1998:
  • 1999: BJP: 16, Congress: 9
  • 2004: BJP: 21, Congress: 4
  • 2009: Congress:20, BJP: 4
  • 2014: BJP: All 25 out of 25. Congress: Zero

Vidhan Sabha elections[edit]

The elections for the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) have been held since 1952.[1][2]

Year Election Chief Minister + Winning Party Break-up of Seats
1949 No Election Heera Lal Shastri
C. S. Venkatachari
Jai Narayan Vyas
- - Indian National Congress
No Elections
1952 First Assembly Tika Ram Paliwal
Jai Narayan Vyas
Mohan Lal Sukhadia
- Indian National Congress
Total: 160
Cong: 82
Ram Rajya Parishad: 24
Ind: 35
1957 Second Assembly Mohan Lal Sukhadia (Congress)
1962 Third Assembly Mohan Lal Sukhadia (Congress)
1967 Fourth Assembly Mohan Lal Sukhadia
Barkatullah Khan
- Indian National Congress
1972 Fifth Assembly Barkatullah Khan
Hari Dev Joshi
- Congress
1977 Sixth Assembly Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (Janata Party) Janata: 151/200, Congress: 41
1980 Seventh Assembly Jagannath Pahadia
Shiv Charan Mathur
Hira Lal Devpura
- - Indian National Congress
1985 Eighth Assembly Hari Dev Joshi
Shiv Charan Mathur
Hari Dev Joshi
- Congress
1990 Ninth Assembly Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Bharatiya Janata Party
1993 Tenth Assembly Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (Bharatiya Janata Party)
1998 Eleventh Assembly Ashok Gehlot (Congress) Cong: 153/200, BJP: 33
2003 Twelfth Assembly Vasundhara Raje (Bharatiya Janata Party) BJP: 111/200, Congress: 54
2008 Thirteenth Assembly Ashok Gehlot (Congress) Cong: 96/200, BJP: 78
2013 Fourteenth Assembly Vasundhara Raje (BJP) BJP: 163/200, Congress: 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rajasthan: Results 1952-1998". Outlook India. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Former Chief Ministers of Rajasthan". Rajastan Legislative assembly. Retrieved 8 December 2013.