Vaishali (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Vaishali
Existence1952 - present
Reservationnone
Current MPVeena Devi
PartyLok Jan Shakti Party
Elected Year2019
StateBihar
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (6 times)

Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: वैशाली लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. The first Member of Parliament was Digvijay Narain Singh while the first woman to represent the constituency in Lok Sabha was Kishori Sinha.

Assembly segments[edit]

Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1952 Digvijay Narain Singh Indian National Congress
1957 Digvijay Narain Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Digvijay Narain Singh Indian National Congress
1967 Digvijay Narain Singh Indian National Congress
1971 Digvijay Narain Singh Indian National Congress
1977 Digvijay Narain Singh Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Kishori Sinha Janata Party
1984 Kishori Sinha Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Usha Sinha Janata Dal
1991 Shiva Saran Singh Janata Dal
1994^ Lovely Anand Samata Party
1996 Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Janata Dal
1998 Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
1999 Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
2004 Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
2009 Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
2014 Rama Kishore Singh Lok Jan Shakti Party
2019 Veena Devi Lok Jan Shakti Party

General elections 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Vaishali
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LJP Veena Devi 5,68,215 52.87
RJD Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, 3,33,631 31.04
Independent Abha Rai 27,497 2.56
Margin of victory 2,34,584 21.83 Increase11
Turnout 10,74,751 61.91
LJP hold Swing Increase19.88

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LJP Rama Kishore Singh 305450 32.99
RJD Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, 206183 22.17
JD(U) Vijay Kumar Sahni 144807 15.71
Independent Anu Shukla 104229 11.26
AAP Raaj Mangal Prasad 7768 0.84
NOTA None of the Above 6060 0.65
Majority 99267 10.82
Turnout 925937 59.12
Swing to LJP from RJD Swing

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Raghuvansh Prasad Singh 283454
JD(U) Vijay Kumar Shukla 262049
BSP Sankar Mahto 17448
INLD Jitendra Prasad 16057
INC Hind Kesari Yadav 11925
Majority 21405

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