Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Lok Sabha constituency
Country India
StateAndaman and Nicobar Islands
Established1956-11-01
CapitalPort Blair
Government
 • Lt. GovernorAdmiral (Retd.) Devendra Kumar Joshi
Area
 • Total8,249 km2 (3,185 sq mi)
Area rank28th
Population
 • Total380,550
 • Rank32
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi and English.
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-AN
No. of districts3
Largest cityPort Blair
Websitewww.and.nic.in//

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha constituency is the only Lok Sabha (Parliamentary) constituency in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which covers the entire union territory. Until the 1967 general election, the Member of Parliament representing this territory was unelected but directly appointed by the President of India.[1] After 1967 The member of parliament was elected by adult franchise. The first elected member of parliament was K R Ganesh. He is the only elected member from this constituency to serve as a minister at the central government. Manoranjan Bhakta has won 8 times from this constituency The current member of parliament is Kuldeep Rai Sharma.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 CPI    INC    BJP  

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 John Richardson Nominated[2]
Second 1957-62 Lachman Singh Nominated - INC[3]
Third 1962-67 Niranjan Lall Nominated - INC[4]
Fourth 1967-71 K. R. Ganesh Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 K. R. Ganesh Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-2004 Bishnu Pada Ray Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 Manoranjan Bhakta Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Bishnu Pada Ray Bharatiya Janata Party
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Bishnu Pada Ray Bharatiya Janata Party
Seventeenth 2019-Incumbent Kuldeep Rai Sharma Indian National Congress


Election results[edit]

General Election 1967[edit]

1967 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K R Ganesh 19,310 52.57
Independent P. K. S. Prasad 9,270 25.24
DMK K. Kandaswamy 4,891 13.32
Margin of victory 10,040 27.33
Turnout 36,924 78.45
INC hold Swing

General Election 1971[edit]

1971 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K R Ganesh 27,373 61.48
Independent P. K. S. Prasad 10,040 22.55
Independent Ramesh Chandra Muzumdar 4,820 10.83
Margin of victory 17,333 38.93
Turnout 44,531 70.55
INC hold Swing

General Election 1977[edit]

1977 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 35,400 58.45
Independent K. R. Ganesh 25,168 41.55
Margin of victory 10,232 16.90
Turnout 60,590 71.02
INC hold Swing

General Election 1980[edit]

1980 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 42,046 53.29
CPI (M) P. K. S. Prasad 16,014 20.30
Independent K. Kandaswamy 15,856 20.10
Margin of victory 26,032 32.99
Turnout 81,146 84.45
INC hold Swing

General Election 1984[edit]

1984 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 47,019 52.85
Lok Dal K. Kandaswamy 27,883 31.34
CPI (M) Nilima Das 11,086 12.46
Margin of victory 19,136 21.51
Turnout 91,093 78.82
INC hold Swing

General Election 1989[edit]

1989 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 53,383 47.21
CPI (M) Tapan Bepari 34,469 30.49
Indian Congress (Socialist) – Sarat Chandra Sinha K. Kandaswamy 19,172 16.96
Margin of victory 18,914 16.72
Turnout 115,403 71.71
INC hold Swing

General Election 1991[edit]

1991 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 54,075 50.39
CPI (M) Tapan Bepari 47,374 44.14
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 5,208 4.85
Margin of victory 6,701 6.25
Turnout
INC hold Swing

General Election 1996[edit]

1996 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 74,642 58.22
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 31,097 24.25
CPI (M) Tapan Kumar Bepari 18,363 14.32
Margin of victory 43,545 33.97
Turnout 1,30,918 61.98
INC hold Swing

General Election 1998[edit]

1998 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 52,365 35.91
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 51,821 35.53
Margin of victory 544 0.38
Turnout 1,47,698 63.66
INC hold Swing

General election 1999[edit]

1999 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 76,891 52.74
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 62,944 43.17
Independent Agapil Kujur 4,805 3.30
Margin of victory 13,947 9.57
Turnout 1,47,102 59.46
BJP gain from INC Swing

General election 2004[edit]

2004 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manoranjan Bhakta 85,794 55.77
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 55,294 35.95
CPI (M) Tapan Kumar Bepari 4,175 2.71
Margin of victory 30,500 19.82
Turnout 1,53,825
INC gain from BJP Swing

General election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general election: Andaman and Nicobar Islands[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 75,211 44.21
INC Kuldeep Rai Sharma 72,221 42.46
RJD P. R. Ganeshan 4,916 2.89
Margin of victory 2,990 1.75
Turnout 1,70,103 64.16
BJP gain from INC Swing

General election 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Andaman & Nicobar Islands[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Bishnu Pada Ray 90,969 47.80 +3.59
INC Kuldeep Rai Sharma 83,157 43.69 +1.23
AAP Sanjay Meschack 3,737 1.96 N/A
AITC Anita Mondal 2,283 1.20 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 1,564 0.82 N/A
Margin of victory 7,812 4.11 +2.36
Turnout 1,90,328 70.66 +6.50
BJP hold Swing

General Elections 2019[edit]

General elections, 2019: Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Kuldeep Rai Sharma 95,308 45.98 +2.29
BJP Vishal Jolly 93,901 45.30 -2.50
Independent Paritosh Kumar Haldar 5,341 2.58 +2.58
AAP Sanjay Meshack 2,839 1.37 -0.56
BSP Prakash Minj 2,486 1.20 N/A
Margin of victory 1,407 0.68 -3.43
Turnout 207,296 65.21 -5.45
INC gain from BJP Swing

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Third Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile - NIRANJAN LALL, SHRI, Cong., (Nominated—Andaman and Nicobar Islands—1962)". Retrieved 23 November 2017.
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