Ratlam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ratlam
Existence1952 - present
ReservationST
Current MPGuman Singh Damor
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2014
StateMadhya Pradesh
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (14 times)

Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Jhabua Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes. This constituency was renamed as Ratlam in 2008, following delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies.[1] This constituency covers the entire Alirajpur and Jhabua districts and part of Ratlam district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies:[2]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2009)[3]
191 Alirajpur ST Alirajpur 155,726
192 Jobat ST Alirajpur 168,001
193 Jhabua ST Jhabua 179,351
194 Thandla ST Jhabua 151,806
195 Petlawad ST Jhabua 168,241
219 Ratlam Rural ST Ratlam 142,652
220 Ratlam City None Ratlam 155,062
221 Sailana ST Ratlam 125,917
Total: 1,246,756

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
Madhya Bharat State
1952 Amar Singh Damar Indian National Congress
Madhya Pradesh State
1957 Amar Singh Damar Indian National Congress
1962 Jamuna Devi Indian National Congress
1967 Sur Singh Indian National Congress
1971 Bhagirath Bhanwar Samyukta Socialist Party
1977 Bhagirath Bhanwar Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Dileep Singh Bhuria Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Dileep Singh Bhuria Indian National Congress
1989 Dileep Singh Bhuria Indian National Congress
1991 Dileep Singh Bhuria Indian National Congress
1996 Dileep Singh Bhuria Indian National Congress
1998 Kantilal Bhuria Indian National Congress
1999 Kantilal Bhuria Indian National Congress
2004 Kantilal Bhuria Indian National Congress
2009 Kantilal Bhuria Indian National Congress
2014 Dileep Singh Bhuria Bharatiya Janata Party
2015^ Kantilal Bhuria Indian National Congress
2019 Guman Singh Damor Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three new faces in Cong candidates' list". Central Chronicle. 14 March 2009. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Three new Parliamentary seats come into existence Dewas, Tikamgarh and Ratlam in Shajapur, Seoni and Jhabua out". Department of Public Relations, Madhya Pradesh government. 19 December 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2009.
  3. ^ Parliamentary & Assembly Constituency-Wise Report of Electors in the Final Roll-2009

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