Bhopal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: भोपाल लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency presently covers the entire Bhopal district and part of Sehore district.

The seat has been held by the BJP since 1989. Bhopal was represented by Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma from 1971 to 1977 and 1980 to August 1984. The 17th lok Sabha election held on 12 May 2019.

Assembly Segments[edit]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2019)
149 Berasia None Bhopal 2,16,954
150 Bhopal Uttar None Bhopal 2,42,436
151 Narela None Bhopal 3,18,323
152 Bhopal Dakshin-Paschim None Bhopal 2,25,874
153 Bhopal Madhya None Bhopal 2,42,147
154 Govindpura None Bhopal 3,78,252
155 Huzur None Bhopal 3,17,116
159 Sehore None Sehore 2,01,749
Total: 21,42,851

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
Madhya Bharat State
1952 Saidullah Razmi Indian National Congress
Chatur Narain Malviya Indian National Congress
Madhya Pradesh State
1957 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
1962 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
1967 Jagannathrao Joshi Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress
1977 Arif Beg Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 K. N. Pradhan Indian National Congress
1989 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Uma Bharti Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Kailash Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Kailash Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Alok Sanjar Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Pragya Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

2019 Election Result[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur 8,66,482 61.54 -1.65
INC Digvijaya Singh 5,01,660 35.63 +5.24
BSP Madho Singh Ahirwar 11,277 0.80 +0.10
NOTA None of the Above 5,430 0.39 -0.06
Majority 3,64,822 25.91 -6.89
Turnout 14,08,669 65.74 +7.99
BJP hold Swing -1.65

Indian General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Alok Sanjar 7,14,178 63.19 +12.24
INC P. C. Sharma 3,43,482 30.39 -10.67
AAP Rachna Dhingra 21,298 1.88 N/A
BSP Sunil Borse 10,152 0.90 -1.93
CPI Shailendra Kumar Shaili 7,643 0.68 "N/A"
NOTA None of the Above 5,181 0.46 "N/A"
Majority 3,70,696 32.80 +22.91
Turnout 11,30,182 57.75 +12.68
BJP hold Swing +12.24

2009 results[edit]

General Election, 2009: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kailash Chandra Joshi 3,35,678 50.95 -14.46
INC Surendra Singh Thakur 2,70,521 41.06 +11.29
BSP Ashok Narayan Singh 18,649 2.83 +0.88
SP Munawar Khan Kausar 8,615 1.31 +0.85
Independent Brajendra Chaturvedi 3,570 0.54 N/A
Majority 65,157 9.89 -25.75
Turnout 6,58,840 45.07 -1.39
BJP hold Swing -14.46

2004 results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kailash Joshi 5,61,563 65.41
INC Sajid Ali 2,55,558 29.77
BSP G. S. Chawala 16,712 1.95
Independent Brij Basi Lal Sharma 7,965 0.92
SVSP Archana Srivastava 4,317 0.50
Majority 3,06,005 35.64
Turnout 8,58,463 46.47
BJP hold Swing

1999 results[edit]

General Election, 1999: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sadhvi Uma Sri Bharti 5,37,905 55.09
INC Suresh Pachouri 3,69,041 37.79
Independent Shrawan Gourav 19,710 2.02
BSP Phool Singh 18,617 1.91
NCP Aslam Sher Khan 6,044 0.62
Majority 1,68,864 17.30
Turnout 9,76,493 61.87
BJP hold Swing

1998 results[edit]

General Election, 1998: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 4,94,481 57.44
INC Arif Baig 3,00,549 34.91
BSP Manoj Shrivastava 54,526 4.01
CPI Shailendra Kumar 15,423 1.79
Majority 1,93,932 22.53
Turnout 8,60,917 58.03
BJP hold Swing

1996 results[edit]

General Election, 1996: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 3,53,427 49.27
INC Kailash Agnihotri 2,02,533 28.24
Independent Ramesh Saxena 52,865 7.37
IC(T) Lalit Srivastava 46,146 6.43
Independent Rafiq Aslam Qureshi 8,605 1.20
Majority 1,50,894 21.03
Turnout 7,17,295 49.26
BJP hold Swing

1991 results[edit]

General Election, 1991: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 3,08,946 53.61
INC Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 2,06,738 35.88
Janata Dal Swami Agniwesh 26,716 4.64
Majority 1,02,208 17.73
Turnout 5,76,232 49.67
BJP hold Swing

1989 results[edit]

General Election, 1989: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 2,81,169 46.48
INC K. N. Pradhan 1,77,515 29.35
BSP A. Rauf Khan 97,886 16.18
Majority 1,03,654 17.13
Turnout 6,04,911 53.97
BJP gain from INC Swing

1984 results[edit]

General Election, 1984: Bhopal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K. N. Pradhan 2,40,717 61.73
BJP Laxminarayan Sharma 1,12,053 28.74
Janata Party Goswami Gajanan Puri 5,705 1.46
Independent Gulkhan Alam 4,710 1.21
Independent Shiv Kumar Sahni 4,386 1.12
Majority 1,28,664 32.99
Turnout 3,89,943 48.89
INC hold Swing

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