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]

Election Member Party
1977 Rinching Khandu Khrime Indian National Congress (later Janata Party)
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 Khiren Rijiju Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Takam Sanjoy Indian National Congress
2014 Khiren Rijiju Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Arunachal West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Khiren Rijiju 123,951 55.95
Arunachal Congress Kamen Ringu 76,527 34.54
Trinamool Congress 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

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Arunachal West [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kiren Rijiju 169,367 50.46 +1.76
INC Takam Sanjoy 127,629 38.02 -11.14
PPA Jalley Sonam 14,664 4.37 +4.37
NOTA None of the above 1,816 0.54 ---
Majority 41,738 12.43 +11.97
Turnout 335,665
BJP gain from INC Swing

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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. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Indian Express. 188 candidates to contest Arunachal assembly polls
  4. ^ Election Commission of India. List of contesting candidates