Barmer (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Barmer Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Rajasthan state in western India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Barmer Lok Sabha constituency comprises Eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

  1. Jaisalmer
  2. Sheo
  3. Barmer
  4. Baytoo
  5. Pachpadra
  6. Siwana
  7. Gudha Malani
  8. Chohtan (sc)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-1957 Bhawani Singh (politician) Independent
Second 1957-1962 Raghunath Singh Bahadur Independent
Third 1962-1967 Tan Singh Ram Rajya Parishad
Fourth 1967-1971 Amrit Nahata Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-1977 Amrit Nahata Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-1980 Tan Singh Janata Party
Seventh 1980-1984 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-1989 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-1991 Kalyan Singh Kalvi Janata Dal
Tenth 1991-1996 Ram Niwas Mirdha Indian National Congress
Elevanth 1996-1998 Sona Ram Indian National Congress
twelfth 1998-1999 Sona Ram Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-2004 Sona Ram Indian National Congress
Fourteenth 2004-2009 Manvendra Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Harish Chaudhary Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Sona Ram Bharatiya Janata Party

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sona Ram 4,88,747 40.62
Independent Jaswant Singh 4,01,286 33.35
INC Harish Chaudhary 2,20,881 18.36
AAP Mangilal Gaur 14,906 1.24
BSP Malam Singh 12,883 1.07
Majority
Turnout 12,03,285
BJP hold Swing {{{swing}}}

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Manvendra Singh 6,31,851 60.25 +13.01
INC Sona Ram Choudhry 3,59,963 34.32 -16.79
Independent Arjun Ram 20,945 2.00
BSP Sharvan Kumar 19,636 1.87 +1.34
INLD Hastimal Doshi 16,753 1.60
Majority 2,71,888 25.93 +29.80
Turnout 1,048,698 63.99 +4.67
BJP hold Swing +13.01

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies wise Polling Stations & Electors" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Rajasthan website.