Arunachal West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Arunachal West Lok Sabha constituency is one of the two Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh state in northeastern India. This constituency covers the entire Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papum Pare, Lower Subansiri, Kurung Kumey, Upper Subansiri and West Siang districts.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Arunachal West Lok Sabha constituency comprises 33 Assembly segments, namely, Lumla, Tawang, Mukto, Dirang, Kalaktang, Thrizino-Buragaon, Bomdila, Bameng, Chayangtajo, Seppa East, Seppa West, Pakke-Kasang, Itanagar, Doimukh, Sagalee, Yachuli, Ziro-Hapoli, Palin, Nyapin, Tali, Koloriang, Nacho, Taliha, Daporijo, Raga, Damporijo, Liromoba, Likabali, Basar, Along West, Along East, Rumgong and Mechuka.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]


Year Winner Party
1977 Rinching Khandu Khrime Indian National Congress
1980 Prem Khandu Thungan Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Prem Khandu Thungan Indian National Congress
1989 Prem Khandu Thungan Indian National Congress
1991 Prem Khandu Thungan Indian National Congress
1996 Tomo Riba Independent
1998 Omak Apang Arunachal Congress
1999 Jarbom Gamlin Indian National Congress
2004 Kiren Rijiju Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Takam Sanjoy Indian National Congress
2014 Kiren Rijiju Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Kiren Rijiju Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Arunachal West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kiren Rijiju 2,25,796 63.02 +12.56
INC Nabam Tuki 50,953 14.22 -23.80
JD(S) Jarjum Ete 43,919 12.26 N/A
NPP Khyoda Apik 27,119 7.57 N/A
PPA Subu Kechi 4,766 1.33 -3.01
NOTA None of the Above 1,889 0.53 -0.01
Majority 1,74,843 48.80 +36.36
Turnout 3,64,047 78.50 +3.39
BJP hold Swing +12.56

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Arunachal West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kiren Rijiju 1,69,367 50.46 +1.76
INC Takam Sanjoy 1,27,629 38.02 -11.14
PPA Jalley Sonam 14,664 4.37 +4.37
AITC Gumjum Haider 9,135 2.72 N/A
NCP Gicho Kabak 6,065 1.81 N/A
AAP Habung Payeng 3,647 1.09 N/A
Independent Subu Kechi 2,362 0.70 -0.41
Lok Bharati Taba Taku 980 0.29 -0.75
NOTA None of the above 1,816 0.54 ---
Majority 41,738 12.44 +11.98
Turnout 3,35,665 75.15 +9.22
BJP gain from INC Swing +1.30

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General elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Arunachal West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kiren Rijiju 123,951 55.95
Arunachal Congress Kamen Ringu 76,527 34.54
AITC Tadar Taniang 6,241 2.82
SP Kardu Taipodia 4,901 2.21
Independent Jodik Tali 3,133 1.41
Independent Tujo Bagra 1,905 0.86
Majority 47,424
Turnout 221,554 56.19
BJP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Assembly Constituencies allocation w.r.t District and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Arunachal Pradesh website. Archived from the original on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  2. ^ Indian Express. 188 candidates to contest Arunachal assembly polls
  3. ^ Election Commission of India. List of contesting candidates

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