Pataliputra (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Pataliputra (Lok Sabha constituency) (Hindi: पाटलिपुत्र लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is located in Patna district in Bihar. Until 2008, there was only one Lok Sabha seat for Patna, capital of Bihar. In the reorganisation effected that year, the city was awarded two seats, named Pataliputra (after the city's ancient name) and Patna Sahib. Pataliputra constituency has a total of 16.5 lakh electorate out of which 5 lakh are Yadavs, 3 lakh are Bhumihars.[1]

Assembly constituencies[edit]

Assembly constituencies in Pataliputra (Lok Sabha constituency):[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 JD(U)    BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 Ranjan Prasad Yadav Janata Dal (United)
2014 Ram Kripal Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Pataliputra[3] [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ram Kripal Yadav 3,83,262 39.16 N/A
RJD Misa Bharti 3,42,940 35.04 -4.07
JD(U) Ranjan Prasad Yadav 97,228 9.93 -32.93
CPI(ML) Liberation Rameshwar Prasad 51,623 5.27 -0.59
Majority 40,322 4.12 +0.37
Turnout 9,78,649 64.12
BJP gain from JD(U) Swing +22.69

General election 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Pataliputra [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JD(U) Ranjan Prasad Yadav 2,69,298 42.86
RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav 2,45,757 39.11
CPI(ML) Liberation Rameshwar Prasad 36,837 5.86
INC Vijay Singh Yadav 18,504 2.94
BSP Harendra Kumar Patel 14,269 2.27
Independent Sunil Kumar Singh 10,882 1.73
Independent Durgesh Nandan Singh 6,465 1.02
LTSD Mohammad Aftab Alam 6,312 1.00
ANC Hasan Manzoor Hashmi 5,580 0.88
Independent Awadhesh Sharma 3,289 0.52
RWS Kundan Kumar 2,476 0.39
RKJP Kiran Devi 2,426 0.38
Forward Bloc Mohammad Sadruddin 1,950 0.31
IJP Prabhunath Yadav 1,803 0.28
BJKD Dr. Krishnadhar Singh 1,245 0.19
JGP Pancha Devi 1,220 0.19
Majority 23,541 3.75
Turnout 6,28,313
JD(U) win (new seat)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.india.com/election-2014/patliputra-battle-lalu-for-a-lifeline-ram-kripal-for-prestige-ranjan-for-yet-another-term-40773/
  2. ^ "General Election 2009 Assembly constituencies". Pataliputra. India elections.co.in. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 
  3. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Eciresults.nic.in. 2014-05-17. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  4. ^ "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 75. Retrieved 2015-09-23. 
  5. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". ECI New Delhi. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-23. 
  6. ^ "General Election 2009". Pataliputra. India elections.co.in. Retrieved 2009-05-20.