Jodhpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Jodhpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Rajasthan state in India. It is the hometown of Meghraj Lohiya, Chairman (Minister of State) of Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Ltd, who is also a senior BJP Leader of Rajasthan and well knowned industrialist.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Vidhyan Sabha MLA Party Affiliation
Sardarpura Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress
Sursagar Suryakanta Vyas Bharatiya Janata Party
Jodhpur City Kailash Bhansali Bharatiya Janata Party
Phalodi Pabba Ram Bishnoi Bharatiya Janata Party
Lohawat Gajendra Singh Khimsar Bharatiya Janata Party
Shergarh Babu Singh Rathore Bharatiya Janata Party
Luni Joga Ram patel Bharatiya Janata Party
Pokaran Shaitan Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Jaswantraj Mehta Independent
Second 1957-62 Jaswantraj Mehta Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 L. M. Singhvi Independent
Fourth 1967-71 N K Sanghi Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Krishna Kumari Independent
Sixth 1977-80 R D Gattani Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress (I)
Eighth 1984-89 Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Jaswant Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Tenth 1991-96 Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Ashok Gehlot Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Jaswant Singh Bishnoi Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Jaswant Singh Bishnoi Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Chandresh Kumari Katoch Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Jodhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat 7,13,515 66.15
INC Chandresh Kumari 3,03,464 28.14
NOTA None Of the above 15,085 1.40
Margin of victory 4,10,051 38.01
Turnout 10,78,598 63.47
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2004: Jodhpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jaswant Singh Bishnoi 4,34,352 50.22 -5.95
INC Badri Ram Jakhar 3,91,857 45.31 -6.43
Independent Sabir Gauri 10,363 1.20
Janata Party Ravi Garg 8,974 1.04
Independent Shaitan Singh Chouhan 4,682 0.54
Independent Devilal Bheel 3,827 0.44
Independent Mahmuda Begum Abbasi 3,118 0.36 -1.61
Independent Vijay Krishna Sharma 2,684 0.31
Independent Dungari Lal Meghwal 1,658 0.19
Independent Leela Devi 1,592 0.18
Independent Badri Ram 970 0.11
Independent Pukhraj Meghwal 850 0.10
Majority 42,495 4.91 -12.41
Turnout 8,64,927 55.04 +7.76
BJP hold Swing -5.95

See also[edit]


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